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Environmental Law and Policy in Wales

Responding to Local and Global Challenges

Environmental Law and Policy in Wales addresses key law and policy issues that have arisen over the last several years in Wales in response to the changing climate. Editors Patrick Bishop and Mark Stallworthy bring together leading members of the Welsh environmental law academy to deliberate on the development of environmental protection legislation in Wales and its effect on sustainability in the near future and beyond.

240 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2013

Earth Sciences: Environment

Political Science: Public Policy

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Table of Contents


1. Introductory: expressing Welsh law perspectives on environmental protection
      Patrick Bishop and Mark Stallworthy
2. Debatable ground: the devolution settlement and environmental law in Wales
      Karen Morrow
3. Nuisance law in industrial Wales—local and national conflicts (part one): copper smelting in a pre-regulatory era
      Mark Wilde
4. Nuisance law in industrial Wales—local and national conflicts (part two): oil refining, the common law and regulation
      Mark Wilde
5. Nature conservation in Wales
      Lynda M. Warren
6. Badgers, bovine tuberculosis and the role of science in the formulation of Welsh environmental and agricultural policy
      Patrick Bishop
7. The Food Strategy for Wales: a soft law instrument?
      Robert Lee
8. Sustainable communities in Wales: developing a new governance approach to local sustainable development in Wales’s most deprived areas
      Victoria Jenkins
9. Climate change law in Wales: realizing the value of participation
      Mark Stallworthy
10. Made in Wales: devolving and evolving environmental policy making
      Elen Stokes


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