Civil Liability for Environmental Damage. A Comparative Analysis of Law and Policy in Europe and the US - 2nd edition

Civil Liability for Environmental Damage. A Comparative Analysis of Law and Policy in Europe and the US - 2nd edition

by Mark Wilde

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789041132338
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 02/08/2013
Pages: 362
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Introductory Issues. 1. The Law of Tort and the Environment: An Introduction to the Debate and Foundational Issues. Part II. Traditional Tort-based Remedies and Environmental Protection: A Common Law Perspective. 2. Conventional Tort-based Approaches to Environmental Harm. 3. Establishing Liability for Environmental Damage: Main Issues. Part III. The Role of Tort as a Means of Environmental Protection: Theoretical Perspectives and Legislative Initiatives. 4. The Role of Tort in an Environmental Context. 5. The European and International Dimension. Part IV. Increasing the Role of Tort as a Means of Environmental Protection: A Comparative Analysis of Substantive Rules in Certain EU States and their Common Law Counterparts. 6. Strict Liability. 7. Reducing the Burden of Proof on Causation. 8. Access to Justice I: Liberal Conferral of Standing. 9. Access to Justice II: Class or Group Actions. 10. Remedies for Environmental Damage. 11. Financial Provision for Extended Civil Liability. Part V. Conclusions. 12. Conclusion: The Nature of Tort-based Liability in an Environmental Context.

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