A Practical Approach to Environmental Law

Paperback | January 29, 2009

byPaul Stookes

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The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellentresource for those new to the law, where the expert overview and clear layout promotes clarity and ease of understanding. A Practical Approach to Environmental Law provides comprehensive coverage of the full range of law and legislation relating to the environment, including; The Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004; the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004; and the EnvironmentalInformation Regulations 2004, written in a clear and user-friendly style. To ensure accessibility and ease of reference, the book is organized into three sections, focussing in turn on; the principles of environmental protection such as the polluter pays principle, the precautionary principle, and sustainable development; substantive environmental law areas (such asnoise, waste and water); and practice and procedure. The practice and procedure section covers remedies available under civil law, with practical advice on case management, injunctions and compensation, and costs. It also covers criminal law offences, procedures for prosecuting, and sentencingguidelines. Very much a practical guide, A Practical Approach to Environmental Law makes extensive use of cross-referencing, examples, checklists, case studies, and key reference documents, to assist the practitioner in quickly locating the material they need, whilst also providing valuable context for thestudent coming to this complex subject for the first time.

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The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellentresource for those new to the law, where the exper...

Paul Stookes is a Solicitor-Advocate at Richard Burton. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive of the Environmental Law Foundation, and was also specialist adviser to the European Commission, the UNEP Global Judges Programme in Nairobi; and the Environmental Audit Committee's 2004-5 Inquiry: Environmental Crime. He lectures part-time a...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:648 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.68 inPublished:January 29, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199553319

ISBN - 13:9780199553310

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Table of Contents

Part I: IntroductionThe Client1. Environmental Law in Outline2. Environmental Rights and PrinciplesPart II: Substantive Areas of Law3. Air4. Anti-social Behaviour, Housing and Local Concerns5. Climate Change6. Contaminated Land7. Environmental Permitting8. Fishing, Farming and Animal Health9. Human Health10. Land Use Planning11. Light12. Noise13. Property and Land Rights14. Radiation and Hazardous Substances15. Waste16. Water17. Wildlife and Nature ConservationPart III: Practice and Procedure18. Civil Law Practice and Procedure19. Statutory Nuisance20. Criminal Law Practice and Procedure21. Public Law22. Funding and Costs23. Environmental Management24. Environmental Assessment25. Your Practice