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Vol 24 No 3 March/April 2019

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Take the Witness: Cross Examination in International Arbitration

Edited by: Lawrence W. Newman, Timothy G. Nelson
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Nuclear Energy Regulation, Risk and The Environment


ISBN13: 9780815375357
Published: October 2018
Publisher: Routledge
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £115.00



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Analyzing the impact and benefits of nuclear energy on environment, this book examines nuclear treaties in relation to environmental protection, highlights legal framework on non-proliferation and denuclearization, explores treaties on nuclear safety and nuclear security, discusses legal regimes on management of nuclear wastes, assesses third party liability regime and discusses the role of IAEA, EURATOM and NEA in regulating nuclear energy. It explores nuclear energy in the context of climate change and sustainable development. This book also examines international legal framework on notification, assistance and emergency preparedness in the event of nuclear accidents, considers legal aspects of decommissioning of nuclear power plants and main legislative trends on nuclear energy use in selected countries. It also addresses regulatory responses to nuclear energy after the Fukushima power plant nuclear accident in Japan.

Subjects:
Environmental Law, Energy and Natural Resources Law
Contents:
Chapter 1 Nuclear Energy in Context Chapter 2 Theoretical Relationship between International Nuclear Energy Law and Environmental Law Chapter 3 Nuclear Accidents and their Environmental Effects Chapter 4 Management of Nuclear Wastes Chapter 5 Legal Regime on Safety and Security of Nuclear Installations Chapter 6 Decommissioning of Nuclear Installations Chapter 7 Legal Regime on Third Party Nuclear Liability Chapter 8 Notification, Emergency Preparedness and Response to Nuclear Accident Chapter 9 Institutional Framework on Regulation of Nuclear Energy Chapter 10 Legislative Trends on Nuclear Energy and Environment in Selected Countries Chapter 11 Review of Regulatory Responses to Fukushima Incident Concluding Remarks Bibliography Index