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The Law of Environmental Justice

Michael Gerrard

The Law of Environmental Justice

Theories and Procedures to Address Disproportionate Risks

by Michael Gerrard

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Published by Section of Environmen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • Environmental justice,
  • Environmental law,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Race discrimination,
  • United States,
  • Law

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12199415M
    ISBN 101570736804
    ISBN 109781570736803

    主页 The law of environmental justice: theories and procedures to address disproportionate risks Due to the technical work on the site downloading books (as well as file conversion and sending books to email/kindle) may be unstable from May, 27 to May, 28 Also, for users who have an active donation now, we will extend the donation period. This book presents the first comparative survey of access to environmental justice, and will be of considerable use to lawyers, policy-makers, activists and scholars who are concerned with the environmental issues which so profoundly affect and afflict our habitat and conditions of social justice throughout the world.

    law and access to justice in natural resource management. For UNDP, inter-generational equity is of great importance, and justice systems have a key role to play in ensuring environmental sustainability. Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, Lecture at University of Auckland Law School, the Role of the Rule of Law and Access to Justice.   Reyes said these communities, which consist of mainly Black and Hispanic residents, receive little protection from the environmental justice law, which was created in .

    The Sources of Environmental Law 6 National law 6 International law 13 Chapter 2 - The Basic Principles of Environmental Law 21 Introduction 21 Prevention 22 Precaution 23 Polluter pays 25 Environmental Justice and Equity 26 Environmental justice generally 26 Public trust   The fight for environmental justice extends beyond the picket lines and protests. Every environmental injustice needs to be attacked and approached from a variety of angles including activism, scientific research, journalism, politics, and the law.


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