Environmental Law: Text, Cases & Materials

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Author: Elizabeth Fisher,Elizabeth Charlotte Fisher,Bettina Lange,Eloise Scotford

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199270880

Category: Law

Page: 1087

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This new title offers a compact and complete resource for students, featuring extracts from leading cases and articles alongside clear explanations and insightful analysis from an experienced author team. This unique approach places environmental law in context, enabling you to develop a clear and sophisticated understanding of this dynamic area.

Dictionary of Environmental Law

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Author: Alan Gilpin

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 9781843768630

Category: Law

Page: 377

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'There is no shortage of recent dictionaries covering environmental law on reference shelves. What distinguishes this titles is its inclusive coverage of the international scene. For example, where all environmental law dictionaries have an entry for acid rain, Gilpin's Dictionary informs the reader about acid rain problems in Sweden, Norway, Germany and The Netherlands in addition to the United States and Canada. This Dictionary is useful, with balanced coverage of environmental issues throughout the world. . . due to its global inclusiveness and clear, nontechnical language, this dictionary should prove very useful on shelves of all types of libraries and for environmental, political, and legal practitioners.' – Georgia Briscoe, American Reference Books Annual 2002 'Gilpin addresses the elements of environmental law with an indispensable survey of the subject. . . . The strength of this dictionary lies in its international coverage. . . . Language is nontechnical and easily accessible to general readers. . . . Gilpin is recommended for those libraries and individuals interested in international environmental law.' – S.R. Moore, Choice 'I thought Gilpin's work was excellent. The coverage was thorough and extremely helpful without getting overly bogged down in unnecessary details. I also felt that there was a very useful balance between national coverage (as of European Union and United States statutes, concepts and cases) and international agreements. I am certain that scholars, political decision makers, legal practitioners, environmental activists and reference libraries will want to have Gilpin handy. It may well become an indispensable reference work in environmental law and policy.' – Thomas S. Ulen, University of Illinois, US This new dictionary makes an important and innovative contribution to the reference literature on the environment. International in scope, it provides up-to-date entries on macro and micro issues in environmental law in both developed and developing countries. Written by an author with both practical experience in the field, and six previous dictionaries to his name, this book adopts non-technical language to improve access to key topics in environmental law. It combines the use of case studies, best practice models, straightforward definitions and clear explanatory boxes. This dictionary will be invaluable to everyone involved with environmental law; including students of law as well as those in engineering and the social sciences. It will also provide essential reference for all official national and international agencies, environmental protection groups and NGOs, plus environment and planning departments at every level.

Environmental Law

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Author: Donald McGillivray,Ole Pedersen,Stuart Bell,Elen Stokes,Emma Lees

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198748329

Category:

Page: 856

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Trusted by generations of students and academics alike, the ninth edition of this leading text continues to provide far-reaching coverage of the essential topics taught on most environmental law courses. The authors consider the areas thematically, tackling the key debates and explaining the subject in its social and political context. The clear and accessible writing style ensures that readers are informed yet not overwhelmed. Known for its clear structure and systematic approach, readers new to the subject are provided with a logical introduction while those with more experience can explore the intricacies of the content. The text is supported by a number of learning features designed to help students engage with the material, develop critical thinking skills, and to guide further research. This book is also accompanied by an Online Resource Centre featuring additional chapters, expanded further reading suggestions for each chapter, annotated web links and legal updates.

Yearbook of International Environmental Law 2009

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Author: Ole Kristian Fauchald,David Hunter,Wang Xi

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199608822

Category: Law

Page: 816

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Transition to Journals From Volume 20, the Yearbook of International Environmental Law will be available as online only, print only, or combined print and online subscriptions from Oxford Journals. The Yearbook of International Environmental Law archive is available immediately from January 2011. Customers wishing to take out a subscription can do so by clicking through to the yearbook's journal page: http://yielaw.oxfordjournals.org/ Yearbook of International Environmental Law will benefit from a number of additional features made possible by online publication: Publish ahead of print - Articles will appear online throughout the year, granting subscribers immediate access to the latest developments in both HTML and PDF formats, without needing to wait for the print volume Email alerts - Anyone can sign up to receive Yearbook of International Environmental Law content alerts - both of the annual volume and of content published throughout the year Searchable archive - The entire archive back to 1996 will be made available to Yearbook of International Environmental Law subscribers The Yearbook of International Environmental Law has established itself as a vital source of information and analysis in an increasingly important legal field. The contributors for this volume are drawn from leading figures around the world who, together with the expert team of editors, have created the best source of information on world-wide events in this field. The article section contains high quality essays on topical subjects and the year-in-review section offers a round-up of legal developments in every part of the world. The third section of the Yearbook contains extenstive reviews of recently published books in the area.

Principles of International Environmental Law

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Author: Philippe Sands,Jacqueline Peel

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108369073

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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This new and fully updated edition of Principles of International Environmental Law offers a comprehensive and critical account of one of the fastest growing areas of international law: the principles and rules relating to environmental protection. Introducing the reader to the key foundational principles, governance structures and regulatory techniques, Principles of International Environmental Law explores each of the major areas of international environmental regulation through substantive chapters, including climate change, atmospheric protection, oceans and freshwater, biodiversity, chemicals and waste regulation. The ever-increasing overlap with other areas of international law is also explored through examination of the inter-linkages between international environmental law and other areas of international regulation, such as trade, human rights, humanitarian law and investment law. Incorporating the latest developments in treaty and case law for key areas of environmental regulation, this text is an essential reference and textbook for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students, academics and practitioners of international environmental law.

International Environmental Law & Policy

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Author: Ved P. Nanda

Publisher: Transnational Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9780941320597

Category: Law

Page: 458

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A significant contribution to the field . . . a welcome addition to the growing literature on international environmental law and an important reference for every scholar, lawyer, and layperson interested in the field.Denver Journal of International Law & Policy, Vol. V Emphasizing the human and societal damage caused by corporate actors, this provocative book analyzes a broad range of regional and global issues, such as air and water quality, marine pollution, climate change, ozone depletion, deforestation, traffic in hazardous waste and chemicals, and loss of biological diversity. The text provides readers with an incisive, integrated approach to the political, economic, scientific, and technological realities that underlie international environmental law and policy. Published under the Transnational Publishers imprint.

International environmental law

consumer environmentalism versus environmental consumerism

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Author: Rajendra Kumar Nayak

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Environmental protection

Page: 156

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Research Handbook on International Environmental Law

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Author: Malgosia Fitzmaurice,David M. Ong,Panos Merkouris

Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing

ISBN: 1849807264

Category: Law

Page: 736

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. . . an impressive volume and the editors have put together a high quality collection. Research Handbook on International Environmental Law ought to be an invaluable reference source for both teachers and students of international environmental law in the years to come. Web Journal of Current Legal Issues This wide-ranging and comprehensive Handbook examines recent developments in international environmental law (IEL) and the crossover effects of this expansion on other areas of international law, such as trade law and the law of the sea. The expert contributors offer analyses of foundational issues in IEL, such as responsibility for environmental damage, sustainable development and the precautionary principle, alongside studies in topical subject areas including marine protection and the law of international watercourses. This Research Handbook offers an in-depth analysis of IEL, both as a field of law in its own right, and as part of the wider system of international law. It gives a comprehensive view of IEL in all its forms and complexity. With thorough examination of specific environmental regimes and compliance mechanisms, this Handbook will be an indispensable resource for legal scholars, students and practitioners alike.

A Guide to International Environmental Law

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Author: Alexandre Charles Kiss,Dinah Shelton

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 1571053441

Category: Law

Page: 313

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"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.

Environmental law in a nutshell

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Author: Roger W. Findley,Daniel A. Farber

Publisher: West Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 343

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Judicial Review of Government Decisions; Judicial Role in Environmental Law; National Environmental Policy Act; Federalism and the Environment; Scope of Federal Power; Commerce Clause Restrictions on State Power; Federal Preemption; Pollution Control; Common Law Remedies; Regulation Under the Clean Air Act; Regulation Under the Clean Water Act; Economic Incentives for Environmental Protection; Risk Management and Scientific Uncertainty; Introduction to Risk Assessment and Risk Management; Judicial Views Concerning Management of Uncertain Risks; Control of Toxic Substances; Regulating the Sale of Toxic Substances; Toxic Substances Under the General Pollution Statutes; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act; Common Law Remedies; Preservation of Natural Areas; Preservation as a Goal; Restrictions on Development of Private Land; Protecting Coastal Waters; Protecting of Public Lands; Preserving Endangered Species.

State environmental law

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Author: Daniel P. Selmi,Kenneth A. Manaster

Publisher: Clark Boardman Callaghan

ISBN: 9780876326923

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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Environment and Law

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Author: David Wilkinson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134608055

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

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This textbook provides a concise introduction for students with little or no legal background, to the role of law in environmental protection. It describes and explains law and legal systems, the concept of the environment, sources of environmental law and some of the techniques used in environmental law. Interdisciplinary in approach, the book explores some of the major connections between law and the disciplines of ethics, science, economics and politics. Environment and Law offers a greater understanding of international and national environmental law and has case-studies from all over the world, including examples from UK, US and Australian law.

Yearbook of International Environmental Law

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Author: Ole Kristian Fauchald,David Hunter

Publisher: Yearbook International Environ

ISBN: 0199539642

Category: Law

Page: 700

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The Yearbook of International Environmental Law has established itself as a vital source of information and analysis in an increasingly important legal field. The contributors for this volume are drawn from leading figures around the world who, together with the expert team of editors, have created the best source of information on world-wide events in this field. The article section contains top-quality essays on topical subjects and provides a comprehensive review of internationally significant environmental legal developments. The "Year-In-Review" section a round-up of legal developments in every part of the world and summarizes year-by-year trends organized by subject-matter, key countries or regions, and international governmental as well as non-governmental organizations. Each volume also features topical articles and book reviews.

Documents in International Environmental Law

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Author: Philippe Sands,Paolo Galizzi

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521540308

Category: Law

Page: 1380

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The companion volume to the second edition of Philippe Sands' Principles of International Environmental Law.

International Environmental Law

Fairness, Effectiveness, and World Order

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Author: Elli Louka

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139459198

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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This book analyzes the law and policy for the management of global common resources. As competing demands on the global commons are increasing, the protection of environment and the pursuit of growth give rise to all sorts of conflicts. It also analyzes issues in the protection of the global commons from a fairness, effectiveness and world order perspective. The author examines whether policymaking and trends point to a fair allocation of global common resources that is effective in protecting the environment and the pursuit of sustainable development. The author looks at the cost-effectiveness of international environmental law and applies theories of national environmental law to international environmental problems. Chapters include analysis on areas such as marine pollution, air pollution, fisheries management, transboundary water resources, biodiversity, hazardous and radioactive waste management, state responsibility and liability.

Environmental Law

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Author: Lisa Johnson,Frona Powell

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305464923

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 448

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With the most current coverage available, ENVIRONMENTAL LAW explains the basic foundations that are essential to understanding how law applies to the natural environment. In addition to thorough coverage of common law, constitutional law, dispute resolution, and administrative law, the text addresses environmental topics like air pollution, water pollution, endangered species, and hazardous waste disposal as well as the corresponding laws−the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and RCRA. In addition, an entire chapter is devoted to the rapidly growing field of animal law. ENVIRONMENTAL LAW is an excellent resource for anyone wanting to understand current law as it relates to the environment and pending issues to be resolved. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Training Manual on International Environmental Law

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Author: Lal Kurukulasuriya,Nicholas A. Robinson

Publisher: UNEP/Earthprint

ISBN: 9789280725544

Category: Political Science

Page: 388

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Offers an overview of the body of environmental law. This report is intended for legal stakeholders from various backgrounds including government representatives, judges, university professors and students to enable them to more effectively participate in the global, regional and national efforts to preserve the Earth for future generations.

Kentucky Environmental Law Handbook

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Author: Doll & McDonald PLLC, Greenebaum

Publisher: Government Institutes

ISBN: 1605906433

Category: Law

Page: 158

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Written by one of the nation's leading environmental law firms, this handbook provides concise, easy-to-understand explanations of your state compliance obligations. You'll get complete coverage of hazardous and solid waste disposal; air, water, and natural resources regulations; the state organizational structure; required permits and reports; the relationship between federal and state regulations; and more.

Environmental Law: a Very Short Introduction

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Author: Elizabeth Fisher

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198794185

Category: Law

Page: 152

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Environmental law is the law concerned with environmental problems. It is a vast area of law that operates from the local to the global, involving a range of different legal and regulatory techniques. In theory, environmental protection is a no brainer. Few people would actively argue forpollution or environmental destruction. Ensuring a clean environment is ethically desirable, and also sensible from a purely self-interested perspective. Yet, in practice, environmental law is a messy and complex business fraught with conflict. Whilst environmental law is often characterized inoverly simplistic terms, with a law being seen as be a magic wand that solves an environmental problem, the reality is that creating and maintaining a body of laws to address and avoid problems is not easy, and involves legislators, courts, regulators and communities. This Very Short Introduction provides an overview of the main features of environmental law, and discusses how environmental law deals with multiple interests, socio-political conflicts, and the limits of knowledge about the environment. Showing how interdependent societies across the world havedeveloped robust and legitimate bodies of law to address environmental problems, Elizabeth Fisher discusses some of the major issues involved in environmental law's: nation statehood, power, the reframing role of law, the need to ensure real environmental improvements, and environmental justice. AsFisher explains, environmental law is, and will always be, necessary but inherently controversial. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, andenthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.