European Environmental Law

European Environmental Law : A Comparative Perspective

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European Environmental Law pulls together the most significant material on the subject from legal and other periodicals to form an essential compendium for those wishing to study the role of law in protecting and conserving the environment. The studies are arranged in three sections which examine the Europeanisation of law and policy, analyse the application and enforcement of law and discuss the improvement of standards in Europe.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 524 pages
  • 170 x 245 x 38.1mm | 1,066g
  • Ashgate Publishing Limited
  • Aldershot, England, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New ed
  • 0754623106
  • 9780754623106

Table of contents

Contents: Europeanization of Environmental Law and Policy: Legal integration in federal systems: European Community environmental law, Eckart Rehbinder and Richard Stewart; The Single European Act and the environmental policy of the European Economic Community, Dirk Vandermeersch; European Community environmental law: legislation, the European Court of Justice and common-interest groups, Philipp Sands; The impact of EC environmental policies on UK public administration, Derek Osborn; The principle of subsidiarity and the environment in the European Union: keeping the balance of federalism, Koen Lenaerts; Environmental citizenship and the law: repairing the European road, Richard Macrory; On the effectiveness of the EC administration: the case of environmental protection, Gerd Winter. Application and Enforcement of European Environmental Law: The implementation of Community environmental directives within member states: some implications of the direct effect doctrine, Ludwig Kramer; The implementation and enforcement of European Community environmental legislation, Ken Collins and David Earnshaw; The enforcement of Community environmental laws: some critical issues, Richard Macrory; The European Commission and the enforcement of environmental law: an invidious position, Rhiannon Williams; Litigating Community environmental law - thoughts on the direct effect doctrine, Derrick Wyatt; Denmark's compliance with European Community environmental law, Peter Pagh . Improving Environmental Standards in Europe: Chemical plant safety regulation; the European example, Arline M. Sheehan; Environmental assessment - the EC directive, Nigel Haigh; Waste policy and European Community law: does the EEC Treaty provide a suitable framework for regulating waste?, Jan H. Jans; The Birds Directive 15 years later: a survey of the case law and a comparison with the habitats directive, Wouter P.J. Wils; Environmental planning and spatial planning from a European Community perspective, Kurt Deketlaere; 30 years of EC environmental law - perspectives and prospectives, Ludwig Kramer; Name index.
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About Ludwig Kramer

Ludwig Kramer, European Commission, Belgium Contributors: Eckart Rehbinder, Richard Stewart, Dirk Vandermeersch, Philipp Sands, Derek Osborn, Koen Lenaerts, Richard Macrory, Gerd Winter, Ludwig Kramer, Ken Collins, David Earnshaw, Richard Macrory, Rhiannon Williams, Derrick Wyatt, Peter Pagh, Arline M. Sheeman, Nigel Haigh, Jan Jans, Wouter Wils, Kurt Deketelaere.
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