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European Union Environmental Law

An Introduction to Key Selected Issues, 1st Edition

By Peter G.G. Davies


328 pages

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Paperback: 9781138268937
pub: 2017-07-03
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pub: 2004-05-28
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This comprehensive book provides analysis and discussion on the following key issues in EU environmental law: environmental competence, principles and objectives, implementation and enforcement, nature protection, impact assessment, trade and the environment, waste management, climate change and the EU. An accessible work for all students of the subject both academic or professional.


'This interesting book provides a sound and systematic analysis and discussion of numerous key issues in EU environmental law …The book endeavours to introduce the student to some particularly important areas of debate and/or concern in EU Environmental Law. The treatment has, of course, a legal basis, but is easily read by members of other disciplines, scientists as well as practitioners.' International Journal of Environment and Pollution 'The book provides an overview of the more important environmental challenges facing the Commission and the Community and undoubtedly will be a useful text for anyone interested in European environmental law.' The Yearbook of European Environmental Law

Table of Contents

Contents: The community and environmental competence; Environmental objectives and principles; Implementation and enforcement: the importance of coordination through the 'Regulatory Chain'; The protection of European habitats and species; Environmental impact assessment; Environmental protection and the free movement of goods; Waste management in the community; The legal response to global warming; Index.

About the Author

Peter G.G. Davies is Senior Lecturer in Law and Director of the Centre for Environmental Law, Department of Law, University of Nottingham, UK.

About the Series

European Business Law Library

European Business Law Library
This is a series of books which seek to explain and analyse various important areas of European business law and policy. In the lead book European Business Law, the authors introduce their subject and provide an overview of what is happening across a range of European business law subjects. The individual titles then expand on this introduction.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Environmental