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1st Edition

European Union Environmental Law
An Introduction to Key Selected Issues

ISBN 9781138268937
Published July 3, 2017 by Routledge
328 Pages

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Book Description

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.

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.

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


'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