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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:


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

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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