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Environmental Protection: Text and Materials

Environmental Protection: Text and Materials

by Sue Elworthy, Jane Holder


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This book provides a stimulating introduction to an area of law which is rapidly developing and is becoming more important within the UK legal system and EC and international law. It adopts a broad perspective in describing the present legal framework and in examining the evolution of the distinctive legal techniques of this subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780406037701
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Publication date: 01/25/1998
Series: Law in Context Series
Pages: 500
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Using the Law for Environmental Protection: 1. Environmental law in context; Part II. Historical Context of Environmental Law in Britain: 2. Building Babylon: industrial activities and early pollution controls; 3. Containing Arcadia: early land use and development controls; Part III. Development of Environmental Law: 4. International initiatives; 5. The development of environmental law in the European Community; Part IV. Techniques for Environmental Protection: 6. Land use control: town planning and countryside designation; Part V. Applications of Modern Environmental Law: 7. The case of nitrate: farming for environmental protection; 8. The road ahead: environmental assessment; 9. Room for the geese: conservation and designation; 10. Epilogue: Environmental justice; Bibliography; Index.

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