Environmental Protection: Text and Materials

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Cambridge University Press, 1997 - 489 pages
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.

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Contents

Environmental law in context
3
Nature and the environment
25
Spacial scales
34
How we live
40
industrial activities and early
47
Scope and limitations of the common law
54
Legislation and control of industrial activities
61
Cambridge Water Company v Eastern
67
Conclusion
240
Planning for environmental protection
266
Control of land use in the countryside
285
Conclusion
296
Economic instruments
306
Oblique regulation
322
environmental management and auditing systems
338
postmaterialism
346

early land use
82
Countryside protection
100
Conclusions
113
International initiatives
123
Evolution of the concept of sustainable development
132
The contradictions of sustainable development
142
Linkage between sustainable development and the precautionary
154
The development of environmental law in
165
Policy making
173
Legal and policy framework
179
A case of selective implementation
189
Lappel Bank
204
the development of pollution controls
215
Control of smoke
221
Public participation
234
Legal radicalism
353
farming for environmental protection
361
proactive law
373
Conclusion
385
Environmental assessment in law and practice
394
Environmental assessment in the UK
400
So what is going on here?
418
conservation and designation
422
Designation
430
The National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949
436
European Community Law
452
Crofting and rare species
461
Bibliography
467
Index
477
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