Environmental Law

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-08-15
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Environmental Law addresses a wide range of topics, introducing students to all of the key areas and latest developments of environmental law, drawing on legislation, policy, and practice. The seventh edition features a new chapter on the law relating to air pollution and climate change, as well as more detailed coverage of environmental liability at national, EU, international, and transnational levels. Reference is made throughout to the influence of European and international organizations and legislation and offers enhanced introductory coverage of global dimensions. Topics are fully cross-referenced, allowing readers to follow key ideas through the book and to understand the interaction of law and the environment. The book is structured by theme and by sector and presented in a clear color design, guiding the student through the subject. Online Resource Centre An Online Resource Centre featuring updates to the law, latest developments, and web links, accompanies the book.

Author Biography

Professor Stuart Bell is Head of the Law School, University of York. Professor Donald McGillivray is Senior Lecturer in Law, Kent Law School, University of Kent at Canterbury.

Table of Contents

Introductory themes
What is environmental law? A brief introduction
History and challenges
Values, principles and environmental law
Sources of environmental law
The administration of environmental law and policy
Integrated themes
International law and environmental protection
The european community and the environment
The regulation of environmental protection
Environmental crime
Public participation
Private law and environmental protection
Sectoral coverage
Town and country planning
Environmental assessment
Waste management
Climate change and air quality
Contaminated land
Water pollution and water quality
Pollution prevention and control
The conservation of nature
Landscape management
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