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Urban Environmental Planning: Policies, Instruments and Methods in an International Perspective

Edited By: Donald Miller and Gert de Roo

Ashgate Publishing Limited

Paperback | Dec 2004 | Edition: 2 | #167097 | ISBN: 0754643921
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About this book

An intriguing collection of international contributions. For town planners seeking new ways of tackling environmental problems in urban areas, this book is well worth reading.


Contents

Introduction - D. Miller and G. de Roo; Part A: A Descriptive Introduction to Environmental and Spatial Conflicts in the Urban Area: Pollution control in the United Kingdom - B. Goodall; Tackling the problem of conflicting land uses in Hong Kong: a planner's view - Pun Chung Chan; From measurement to measures: land use and environmental protection in Brooklyn, New York - N. Anderson, E. Hanhardt and I. Pasher; Land use conflicts and problem solving strategies: three case studies in the metropolitan area of Lisbon - J. Farinha, L. Vasconcelos and A. Perestrelo; A noise remedy program: Seattle - Tacoma international airport - E. Munday; Land use conflicts at a nuclear weapons site: contamination, industry and habitat at Hanford, USA - J. Denkers and M. Power; Part B: Answers to Negative Environmental Spillovers in the Urban Area: Risk-based urban environmental planning: The Seattle experience - S. Nicholas; Towards an integrated district oriented policy: a policy for urban planning and the environment in Amsterdam - E. Meijburg; Improving environmental performance of local land use plans: an experiment with sustainable urban planning in Amsterdam - E. Timar; A method for incorporating environmental aspects into spatial planning - N. Streefkerk; Innovative mitigation at a treatment plant: the applied waste water technologies research program - G.M. Bush; Part C: Integrated Environmental Zoning as a Sophisticated Instrument to Deal with Environmental Spillovers: Dutch integrated environmental zoning: a comprehensive program for dealing with urban environmental spillovers - D. Miller; The rise and fall of the environmental zone: a discussion about area oriented environmental planning in urban areas - G. de Roo; Integrated environmental zoning in the IJmond-region near Amsterdam - D. Arbouw; Integrated environmental zoning and American inner - city redevelopment: a helpful intersection of land-use planning and environmental law - M.A. Wolf; (Integrated) environmental zoning: a comprehensive study of 12 countries - J. Pearce; Part D: Positive Environmental Spillovers in the Urban Areas: A Neglected Field of Interest: Seattle's environmentally critical areas policies - C. Marks; A wildlife habitat network for community planning using GIS technology - K.J. Stenberg, K.O. Richter, D. McNamara and L. Vicknair; Reducing flood damage impacts of urbanisation: institutional problems and approaches - F. Westerlund; Part E: The Spatial Plan as a Tool for Sustainable Solutions: Environmental appraisal of development plans - N. Border; Integrated environmental zoning in local land use plans: some Dutch experiences - H. Borst; Integrating environmental quality criteria in municipal master plans: a general proposal - C. Garrett; Index.

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Biography

Professor Donald Miller is based at the Department of Urban Design and Planning, University of Washington, USA and Professor Gert de Roo is based at the Department of Planning and Environment, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

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