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A Guide to EC Environmental Law

By: Dorothy Gillies

185 pages, Figs


Paperback | Dec 1999 | #94175 | ISBN: 1853835854
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #94174 | ISBN: 1853835862
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About this book

Introduces the EC and its institutions, demonstrating the ways in which we can use EC environmental law and the influence our activities can have on the future development of EC environmental laws.


Part I Background information: the EC and its institutions; sources of EC environmental policy and law; reading EC environmental laws. Part II EC laws for the protection of the environment: some general EC environmental laws; air and noise; chemicals and industrial risks; nature conservation; waste; water. Part III Using EC law to protect the environment: using EC environmental laws in the member states; suing the state for its failure to comply with EC environmental law; what do national courts have to do to make sure that EC environmental laws are applied?; making a complaint to the commission; sending petitions to the parliament and getting help from MEPs; making a complaint to the European Ombudsman. Part IV Influencing future environmental laws; how are EC laws made? how to influence future EC environmental laws. Part V Finding out more: the EC's organization, useful contacts and addresses.

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