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The Environment and the Law

John F. McEldowneySenior Lecturer in Law, Warwick University, Sharron McEldowneySenior Lecturer in Environmental Microbiology, Westminster University

ISBN13: 9780582227125
ISBN: 0582227127
Published: June 1998
Publisher: Pearson Education Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: £65.99

This text provides a fully integrated exposition of the relevant laws, regulations and institutions, covering land, water and air. It takes into account UK law, including the 1995 Environment Act, and important recent cases, such as the House of Lords decision in Cambridge Water, together with appropriate European Community directives and decisions. The book also integrates international agreements and treaties and decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Community. The legal structure of environmental law is fully explained, taking account of the impact of recent scientific developments on the legal controls on pollution.

Part I: Introduction 1. General Introduction to the Law 2. An Introduction to the Legal System 3. International European Environmental Law 4. Regulatory Bodies and the Environment 5. Privatisation and the Environment 6. Environmental Assessment and Integrated Pollution Control Part II: Land 7. Planning and the Environment 8. The Countryside and the Environment 9. Land Use and Waste Part III: Water 10. Water and Pollution 11. Coastal and Marine Part IV: Atmosphere 12. Air and Pollution 13. Noise Part V: Conclusions 16. The Environment: Future Directions