Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 July 2013

912 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199583805

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Environmental Law

Eighth Edition

Stuart Bell, Donald McGillivray, and Ole Pedersen

  • Provides broad and thorough coverage of the key topics taught on most environmental law courses, such as climate change, water pollution, and waste management, plus separate chapters on town planning and conservation
  • Offers thematic discussion of key topics, examining debates and legislation from both a domestic and international perspective
  • Sets the subject in context, providing an accessible introduction to the main themes and principles which shape environmental law, making it an ideal text both for students new to the subject and those looking to develop their understanding of this dynamic area
  • Includes diagrams, tables, and information boxes to clearly explain complex points and processes
  • Features chapter summaries and self-test questions to help consolidate your learning and guide you through the subject
  • Includes further reading lists to help support independent study and assessment preparation
  • Accompanied by a free-to-use Online Resource Centre which includes three additional chapters on landscape management, local controls and remedies, and disposal of waste. The website also features useful weblinks and updates from the authors
  • Coverage of the EU Industrial Emissions Directive 2010 and the UK Climate Change Act 2008
  • Discussion of the Localism Act 2011 and its impact on planning
  • Takes account of Lisbon Treaty and the EU's environmental role
  • Discussion of extension of environmental permitting to water discharges
  • Enhanced coverage of environmental rights, including under the Aarhus Convention
  • Coverage of important cases including the ICJ's Pulp Mills decision, key Court of Justice decisions such as the Slovak Brown Bear case and national case law on the interface between regulation and private rights (Barr v Biffa)

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