A Guide to EC Environmental Law

  • Filename: a-guide-to-ec-environmental-law.
  • ISBN: 9781317971665
  • Release Date: 2014-07-10
  • Number of pages: 185
  • Author: Dorothy Gillies
  • Publisher: Routledge

EC law is now a pervasive part of the legislation affecting business, government agencies, the voluntary sector and the individual citizen across the whole of the European Union. This uniquely comprehensive and accessible guide provides a simple and practical explanation of the most important aspects of EC environmental law. In straightforward terms it introduces the EC and its institutions and explains where EC environmental law and policy can be found. It discusses the main environmental laws relating to air and noise, chemicals and industrial risks, nature conservation, waste and water, and explains how these laws can be used to ensure environmental protection. The book also explains the EC's law-making procedures and discusses the stages at which lobbying can be used to influence the content of future EC environmental laws. Useful case studies and suggestions for further reading for those wishing to research a particular area are also included. This book will be an invaluable source of reference and practical guidance for lawyers, business, local government, environmental groups and all those needing to understand and use EC law in this area. Dorothy Gillies is a lawyer and lecturer in law at the University of Glasgow. She has worked in the European Parliament and in the European Commission's Directorate-General XI for Environment, Nuclear Safety and Civil Protection. Originally published in 1998

A Guide to International Environmental Law

  • Filename: a-guide-to-international-environmental-law.
  • ISBN: 9781571053442
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 313
  • Author: Alexandre Charles Kiss
  • Publisher: BRILL

"Guide to International Environmental Law" addresses why and how the international system elaborates environmental obligations and monitors compliance with them. The book discusses the relationship between international obligations and national and local law, with particular reference to federal systems. It points out the influence national law has on the emergence of international law and the growing role international norms play in the development and enforcement of national and local environmental policies. It also examines the extent to which environmental protection should be and is taken into account in other regulatory frameworks, from trade law and human rights to disarmament and refugee policy.

European Union Environmental Law

  • Filename: european-union-environmental-law.
  • ISBN: UOM:35128001966546
  • Release Date: 1996-05-03
  • Number of pages: 328
  • Author: Charles Lister
  • Publisher: Wiley

The effect that industry has on the environment is one factor that has forced the need for stringent regulation. The increase in legislation emanating from Brussels means that it is vital for environmental managers and their advisers to be aware of the need for compliance if they are to avoid potentially onerous penalties. EU rules also act as a guide to the national rules that apply throughout the member states and as a gauge to predict future developments. European Union Environmental Law covers: safety and protection waste management water air indoor and occupational exposure other EU environmental issues Within each section the author incorporates case studies and sets out practical advice on the environmental issues that concern industry. Each chapter also offers an assessment of the completeness and future direction of EU legislation and highlights potential problem areas for industry. European Union Environmental Law contains a glossary of EU environmental terms and a checklist offering advice on implementing an informal environmental audit. Aimed at all those within industry who are responsible for the impact of their business on the environment and all practitioners, consultants and students of EU environmental policy, this book is the essential practical guide.

EU Environmental Law

  • Filename: eu-environmental-law.
  • ISBN: 0414050258
  • Release Date: 2015-10-22
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Ludwig Krämer
  • Publisher:

This acclaimed text provides in-depth examination of environmental law at the EC level. It focuses on the policies driving European community practice in environmental matters, considering the origins of the relevant sections of the EC Treaty.

Ball Bell on Environmental Law

  • Filename: ball-bell-on-environmental-law.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105060779175
  • Release Date: 2000
  • Number of pages: 726
  • Author: Stuart Bell
  • Publisher:

Environmental law is one of the most rapidly expanding areas of law. It is also one of the fastest changing. This new edition, with its clear and up-to-date description of the law, will prove invaluable to students, practitioners and others concerned with the protection of the environment. Well established and highly regarded, Environmental Law addresses the general principles of the law surrounding this growing area. It explains the UK's approach to environmental regulation, as well as the domestic implications of European and international laws. It also deals with the law relating to specific environmental problems. The emphasis throughout is placed on how the law works in practice and the various remedies which are available. This fifth edition contains new chapters on contaminated land; environmental values and environmental law. It has been fully updated to take account of recent changes in the law including: The Climate Change Treaty The Landfill Directive The Pollution Prevention and Control Act 1999 The Town and Country Planning Regulations 1999.

EC Environment and Planning Law

  • Filename: ec-environment-and-planning-law.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105060002768
  • Release Date: 1991-01-01
  • Number of pages: 356
  • Author: David Vaughan
  • Publisher: Lexis Pub

"Based on a selection of papers given at the U.I.A. (EEC Section) Environment Law Conference, Durham 1990".

International and European Environmental Law with Reference to German Environmental Law

  • Filename: international-and-european-environmental-law-with-reference-to-german-environmental-law.
  • ISBN: 9783939804390
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 90
  • Author: Lothar Knopp
  • Publisher: Lexxion Verlag

This guide has been conceived as a companion to students of international study programs, who are required to take courses in environmental law, to help them navigate their way through the subject matter, especially in the area of international and European environmental law. The target group is not limited to students with previous legal knowledge; it especially includes those who are not law students but are studying law as a complementary subject. In a condensed manner, the guide provides an overview of the fundamentals and most significant developments of environmental law, focusing on international and European environmental law. This is done by deliberately making connections to German environmental law in order to illustrate and make comprehensible the interplay between international environmental law, European environmental law, and - in referring to the German case - national environmental law. Drawing on climate protection as an example of global significance, the relations between these three levels are explored in-depth and their foundations and development are discussed.

EU Environmental Law

  • Filename: eu-environmental-law.
  • ISBN: 9781841134109
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 275
  • Author: Maria Lee
  • Publisher: Hart Publishing

Contemporary environmental regulation is facing significant challenges. These challenges are varied, and include the search for economic efficiency, popular mistrust of experts and frequent observation of poor practical results. At EU level, criticisms of regulatory activity are compounded by the significant questions that surround the legitimacy of certain EU institutions and processes. This book examines a range of substantive EU environmental law and policy, and considers far-reaching endeavours to improve environmental regulation. One striking feature of contemporary EU environmental law is its wholehearted preoccupation with the structure of decision-making. This development, and some of the serious tensions that arise in the legal conditions for decision-making, form a major theme of this book.

Wolf and Stanley on Environmental Law

  • Filename: wolf-and-stanley-on-environmental-law.
  • ISBN: 9781843145318
  • Release Date: 2003-11-21
  • Number of pages: 576
  • Author: Susan Wolf
  • Publisher: Cavendish Publishing

Comprehensively details the state of environmental law in the UK and the EU. The book provides a structured approach to the legal and regulatory controls aimed at protecting the environment and reflects changes in the law since the 2002 edition was published.

Strategic Environmental Assessment in International and European Law

  • Filename: strategic-environmental-assessment-in-international-and-european-law.
  • ISBN: 9781849772662
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 347
  • Author: Simon Marsden
  • Publisher: Earthscan

Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is a regulatory requirement for development across Europe, North America, Australasia and elsewhere, yet understanding the legal aspects is challenging. This comprehensive guide provides that understanding in a clear and straightforward way. The introduction considers SEA and the law, explaining what SEA is, why it is needed, how it works and why it is required, as well as examining the role of the law. Part One provides an overview of international law, environmental impact assessment (EIA) and international law, including treaties, customary international law and 'soft law' relevant to SEA. It analyses the Kiev SEA Protocol and related UNECE conventions, the Espoo Convention on EIA in a Transboundary Context and the Aarhus Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters. It also analyses the role of SEA in conservation conventions. Part Two considers how the European legal system works, including an overview of the current status of European law. It examines the EIA Directive and SEA Directive together with other relevant directives and regulations, such as the Habitats and Wild Birds Directives, the Water Framework Directive, the Public Participation for Plans and Programmes Directive, and the Structural Funds Regulations. Finally the volume draws conclusions about the relationship and comparisons between international and European law generally, and in regulating SEA.

EU Environmental Policy Handbook

  • Filename: eu-environmental-policy-handbook.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105123198090
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 344
  • Author: Stefan Scheuer
  • Publisher: International Books

With chapters on nature protection, air, waste, and water as well as on tools for public involvement in environmental decision-making and measures on production and products, this guide for environmentalists and decision-makers explains how the EU laws have been developed and what they set out to achieve.

The Environmental Rights Revolution

  • Filename: the-environmental-rights-revolution.
  • ISBN: 9780774821636
  • Release Date: 2011-11-29
  • Number of pages: 468
  • Author: David R. Boyd
  • Publisher: UBC Press

The right to a healthy environment has been the subject of extensive philosophical debates that revolve around the question: Should rights to clean air, water, and soil be entrenched in law? David Boyd answers this by moving beyond theoretical debates to measure the practical effects of enshrining the right in constitutions. His pioneering analysis of 193 constitutions and the laws and court decisions of more than 100 nations in Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Africa reveals a positive correlation between constitutional protection and stronger environmental laws, smaller ecological footprints, superior environmental performance, and improved quality of life.

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