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IEL Environmental Law Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Environmental Law includes information in book-length form written in English for 45 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in environmental law for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in environmental law.  These monographs include a general introduction on environmental law followed by specialized chapters on pollution control, nature conservation and management, zoning and land-use planning, liability questions, and juridical actions of individuals.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

Table of Contents
The Authors
List of Abbreviations
Selected Bibliography
Part I. Pollution Control
Chapter 1. General Law
Chapter 2. Air Pollution
Chapter 3. Water Pollution
Chapter 4. Waste
Chapter 5. Soil Pollution
Chapter 6. Noise
Chapter 7. Radiation and Vibrations
Chapter 8. Other Sectors
Part II. Nature Conservation and Management
Chapter 1. Monuments and Landscapes
Chapter 2. Parks and Reserves
Chapter 3. Wildlife Protection
Chapter 4. Agricultural Resources
Chapter 5. Forests
Chapter 6. Subsoil and Minerals
Part III. Zoning and Land-use Planning
Part IV. Liability Questions
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Civil Liability
Chapter 3. Criminal Liability
Part V. Juridical Actions of Individuals
Chapter 1. Administrative Remedies
Chapter 2. Judicial Remedies

Subject Specialist

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Lyonette Louis-Jacques
Foreign and International Law
Librarian and Lecturer in Law
D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago Law School
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