uk environmental law Articles

  • The productive environmental laboratory: BSK Labs boosts efficiency with Metrohm IC

    BSK Labs runs a number of environmental laboratories and service centers along the west coast of the US. A total of 70 employees – including microbiologists, chemists, lab technicians, and support staff – make sure that the 200 to 350 samples that come in every week are analyzed. BSK Labs specializes in potable water chemistry, ground water monitoring, storm water runoff, solid waste ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • 10 things you need to know about the circular economy

    10 things you need to know about the circular economy A working circular economy could be a practical solution to the planet’s emerging resource problems. Here’s 10 facts you should know. 1. Why do we need one? The circular economy is touted as a practical solution to the planet’s emerging resource crunch. Reserves of key resources such ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Legislation: The State Of UK Environmental Legislation: Opportunities for Reform?

    Keywords: environmental legislation, reducing legislative complexity, legislative reform In 2010-2012, the UK Environmental Law Association (UKELA) embarked on an ambitious project to assess the state of environmental legislation in the United Kingdom in light of its increasing complexity1 It is not just UKELA that is concerned that the complexity of environmental legislation is getting ...


  • Contents: Environmental Law Review - Volume 15 Issue 3 2013

    Contents 187 Opinion Greening European Agriculture Policy – A Step Forward? - Christopher Rodgers Articles 191 The Problem of Regulation in EU Fisheries - Jill Wakefield 205 Water Rights and Environmental Damage: An Enquiry into Stewardship in the Context of ...


  • Cover: Environmental Law Review - Volume 14 Issue 3 2012

    Contents Opinion Blue Flags – Are the UK’s Beaches Flagging? Lynda M Warren Articles Mainstreaming Enforcement for the Victims of Environmental Pollution:Towards Effective Allocation of Legislative Competence under a Federal Constitution Engobo Emeseh Human Rights and the ...


  • Contents: Environmental Law Review - Volume 14 Issue 1 2012

    Contents 1 Opinion What Is Marine Spatial Planning? Anne-Michelle Slater Articles 7 Public Access to Environmental Information Held by Private Companies - Uzuazo Etemire 26 Local Sustainable Development: Lessons Learned from the New Deal for Communities - ...


  • Contents: Environmental Law Review - Volume 14 Issue 3 2012

    Contents 177 Opinion Blue Flags – Are the UK’s Beaches Flagging? Lynda M Warren Articles 185 - Mainstreaming Enforcement for the Victims of Environmental Pollution: Towards Effective Allocation of Legislative Competence under a Federal Constitution - Engobo ...


  • Book Reviews: Blackstone`s Statutes on Environmental Law (5th EDN)

    The burgeoning field of environmental law is undoubtedly gaining local and international recognition and consequently featuring more prominently as an academic option for students of law. The latest edition of Blackstone's Statutes on Environmental Law is a collection of environmental statutes and statutory instruments, which is pitched, not surprisingly, at students of environmental law. To this ...


  • Book Review: Environmental Protection of International Watercourses under International Law by Owen McIntyre

    Environmental Protection of International Watercourses under International Law, by Owen McIntyre. Hampshire, UK, Ashgate, 2007. ISBN: 978-0-7546-7055-1 Keywords: book ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental Principles and Environmental Justice

    Abstract: This article offers an analysis of the compatibility between the emerging concept ofcnvironmcntal justice and a number of more well established environmental principles. These include the precautionary principle, the polluter pays principle and sustainable development. The article argues that, for all three principles, a comparison with environmental justice gives rise to conflicts as ...


  • Opinion: Implementing Climate Change Policy For Agriculture – What Role For The Law?

    Identifying instruments to implement climate change adaptation and mitigation policy has become a pressing issue both for environmental law and for environmental lawyers. We have seen the beginnings of a legislative approach (and an innovative one at that) in the UK with the Climate Change Act of 2008. The 2008 Act initially set 'legally binding targets' for carbon dioxide reduction from 1990 ...


  • Book Reviews: Implementing EU Pollution Control - Law and Integration

    The value of a book-length treatment of Directive 2008/1 concerning integrated pollution prevention and control (the IPPC Directive) will be generally understood by environmental lawyers. The Directive is important practically, but also conceptually, exemplifying a number of aspects of the legal development of environmental protection in the EU (tension between flexibility and centralisation and ...


  • Book Reviews: Implementing EU Pollution Control: Law & Integration

    The value of a book-length treatment of Directive 2008/1 concerning integrated pollu-tion prevention and control (the IPPC Directive) will be generally understood by environmental lawyers. The Directive is important practically, but also conceptually, exemplifying a number of aspects of the legal development of environmental protection in the EU (tension between flexibility and centralisation and ...


  • Legislation: New Approaches to Nature Conservation in the UK

    Keywords: nature conservation, protected areas, ecosystems approach, ecosystem services, species protection, marine conservation zones, Natural Environment Framework, 2010 Biodiversity Targets, EU Biodiversity Strategy, Law Commission Despite the enactment of several pieces of legislation on nature conservation over the last 30 years,1 the basic components of nature conservation law have ...


  • Article: The environment and the law – does our legal system deliver access to justice? A review

    INTRODUCTION Environmental law carries a responsibility to ensure justice not only for the individual citizen, but for the collective benefit of our environment — both now and for future generations. In 1998, the UK Government became a signatory to the Aarhus Convention,1 which seeks to establish a consistent standard for access to information, public participation in decisionmaking and access ...


  • Implementing an environmental management system

    Seven of the top 20 UK law firms already have a formal accredited environmental management system (EMS) such as ISO 14001. ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard established in 1996 that builds a framework for the conduct of environmental management. The EMS is a formulaic process, guided by a concise environmental policy covering regulatory compliance, objectives and targets for the ...


    By Green Element

  • It is the law (part L building regs) that in hard water areas a scale preventer must be placed before any new boiler installed

    Not many people know that .. to coin a famous phrase, but it reflects the increased cost of energy usage arising as a result of scaling caused by hard water. Traditionally water softeners’ might have been used for this purpose but there are increasing environmental concerns about the use of water softeners .. in parts of California they are now banned. Fluid Dynamics is the UK’s ...

  • Get Aware of Environmental Monitoring

    Though, several construction projects are undertaken for the benefit of the community as a whole, there are different outcomes of them as well. There is no project which causes zero harm to the environment. Some kind of harm is always done to the surroundings when several activities are done by human beings. Human civilization has come to a point where most people have realized that a lot of harm ...


    By Soldata Limited

  • Case Note: Price & Participation - The UK before the AARHUS Convention`s Compliance Committee

    INTRODUCTION This year marks the tenth anniversary of the coming into force of the 1998 UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters ('Aarhus Convention' in short).1 Heralded as the most impressive elaboration of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration when adopted, the Convention aims to 'contribute to the ...


  • Article: Countryside Access and Environmental Protection: An American View of Britain’s Right to Roam

    The right to roam adopted in the UK as part of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 increased the public’s ability to use private lands, some of which include sensitive natural resources. This paper first compares UK public access law to that the US, including constitutional limitations. The paper then analyses the historical, cultural, and legal differences that result in the two ...


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