ISBN : 9780198811077
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Environmental Law: Text, Cases, and Materials has been designed to provide students with everything they need to approach the subject with confidence. Experts in the area, the authors combine clear and insightful commentary with carefully chosen extracts from UK and international sources to offer students a well-rounded view of the subject area.
Covering a broad range of topics, the authors introduce discussion on controversies and debates and encourage readers to engage in critical reflection by posing regular discussion questions throughout the text. Further reading suggestions point students towards useful resources, guiding their independent research.
This book is also accompanied by online updates collated by the authors, helping students to stay well-informed.
Part I: The Basics
1: What is environmental law?
2: Understanding environmental problems
Part II: Legal Themes and Concepts
3: Private law
4: Public law
5: Criminal liability
6: Statutory liabilities and remedies
8: Principle and policy
9: Regulatory strategy
Part III: Legal Cultures
10: Environmental law in the legal culture of the United Kingdom
11: European Union environmental law
12: International environmental law
Part IV: Pollution Control
13: Pollution control permitting
14: Integrated pollution control
15: Water pollution
16: Waste regulation
17: Air quality law
18: Climate change law
Part V: Environmental Law and Environmental Protection
19: Planning law
20: Environmental impact assessment
21: Nature conservation
"This book is a great resource drawing on an excellent breadth of source material." - Prof Karen Morrow, Professor of Environmental Law, Swansea University
"Rich in case studies illustrating applications of the law." - Dr Kirsten Davies, Senior Lecturer, Macquarie Law School, Macquarie University
"It offers students an excellent basis for further research." - Dr Aleksandra Cavoski, Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham