Environmental Protection: Text and Materials available in Paperback
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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.
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.