International Environmental Law Reports, Volume 4: International Environmental Law in National Courts

International Environmental Law Reports, Volume 4: International Environmental Law in National Courts

by Alice Palmer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521650372

ISBN-13: 9780521650373

Pub. Date: 03/07/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

During the past thirty years attempts have been made to use human rights to achieve environmental objectives, or indeed to contest environmental measures. This volume brings together the relevant decisions from the United Nations, European and Inter-American human rights systems. It provides a summary or note of each case, and includes an invaluable digest of the

Overview

During the past thirty years attempts have been made to use human rights to achieve environmental objectives, or indeed to contest environmental measures. This volume brings together the relevant decisions from the United Nations, European and Inter-American human rights systems. It provides a summary or note of each case, and includes an invaluable digest of the cases arranged by the human right relied upon. This is an essential reference work for all those interested in human rights and environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521650373
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/07/2005
Series:
International Environmental Law Reports Series, #4
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.73(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Table of cases reported; Digest; Table of treaties; Argentina: Provincia de la Pampa v. Provincia de Mendoza (1987); Australia: Commonwealth of Australia v. State of Tasmania (1983); Leatch v. National Parks and Wildlife Service & Shoalhaven City Council (1993); Canada: R. v. Crown Zellerbach Canada Ltd. (1988); Friends of the Oldman River Society v. Canada (Minister of Transport) (1992); Daishowa Inc. v. Friends of the Lubicon (1998); 114957 Canada Ltée (Spraytech, Société d'Arrosage) & Services des Espaces; Verts Ltée/Chemlawn v. Town of Hudson (2001); Chile: Palza Corvacho v. Director of Irrigation of the First Region (1985); Pedro Flores v. Codelco, División Salvador (1988); Colombia: Fundepúblico v. Mayor of Bugalagrande (1992); Fundepúblico v. Tradenet de Colombia SA (1994); Jaime Córdoba Trivio (Representing the U'wa Indigenous Peoples) v. Ministry of Environment & Sociedad Occidental de Colombia Inc. (1997); Costa Rica: Chacón v. Ministry of Health & Municipality of Santa Ana (1993); Caribbean Conservation Corporation v. Costa Rica (1999); Vásquez v. Ministry of Environment and Energy (Oil Exploration; in the Caribbean Case) (2000); Finland: Protected Bird Eggs Case (1989); France: Rhine 'Salt War' Cases; NV PWN v. State Minister of the Environment (1983); Les Mines de Potasse d'Alsace v. Province of Northern Holland (1986); Province of Northern Holland v. The State (1989); NV PWN v. Minister of Planning and Environment (2000); Germany: Lingen Nuclear Power Plant Case (1986); Greece: Hellenic Ornithological Society v. Minister of National Economy and Tourism; ('Acheloos River Case') (1994); Hellenic Society for the Protection of Environment and Cultural Heritage v. Minister for the Environment, Land-Use Planning and Public Works; ('Tinos Case') (1995); Hungary: Protected Areas Case (No. 28 of 1994) (1994); India: M.C. Mehta v. Union of India (1987); Indian Council for Enviro-Legal Action v. Union of India (1996); Vellore Citizens Welfare Forum v. Union of India (1996); M.C. Mehta v. Kamal Nath (1996); Italy: Ministry of Internal Affairs v. Patmos Shipping Corporation (1989); Japan: Kayano v. Hokkaido Expropriation Committee (1997); Malaysia: Kajing Tubek v. Ekran Bhd. (1996); Nepal: Surya Prasad Sharma Dhungel on Behalf of Leaders Inc. Pvt. Ltd. v.; Godavari Marble Industries, Pvt. Ltd. (1994); Gopal Siwakoti v. Ministry of Finance (1994); Netherlands: Rhine 'Salt War' Cases: Mines de Potasse d'Alsace SA v. Onroed Goed Maatschappij Bier B.V. (1983, 1986, 1988); Sondermüllbeseitigung Franz Seifermann Gmbh te Rheinau (Brd) v. Minister of Transport, Public Works and Water Management (1989); G.P.J. Zwiers v. Gedeputeerde Staten van Gelderland (1993); Norway: Ellingsen & Bendiksen v. Fisheries Department in the name of the State (1997); Pakistan: Zia v. Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (1994); Philippines: Juan Antonio Oposa v. Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (1993); Laguna Lake Development Authority v. Court of Appeals, Caloocan City (1994); South Africa: Van Huyssteen v. Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism (1995); Director, Mineral Development, Gauteng Region v. Save The Vaal; Environment (1999); Sri Lanka: Bulankulama v. Ministry of Industrial Development (2000); Tanzania; Joseph D Kessy v. City Council of Dar es Salaam (1991); Turkey: Senih Özay v. Ministry of the Environment, Ankara (1997); United Kingdom; R. v. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs ex parte World Development Movement Ltd. (1994); R. v. Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, ex p. Greenpeace Ltd (1999); R. (on the Application of Amvac Chemical UK Ltd.) v. Secretary of State; for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (2001); United States of America: State of Missouri v. Holland (1920); Tennessee Valley Authority v. Hill (1978); Environmental Defense Fund, Inc. v. Director, National Scienc

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