Essential for practitioners and academics who need to research, interpret and apply principles of environmental law, this work provides an insight into the origins and sources of EU environmental law, the relationship between EU law and the laws of Member States, an overview of specific areas of EU environmental law, and the legal aspects of integrating environmental requirements into other policies.
Objectives, principles and conditions. Actors, instruments, decision-making procedures. Union powers and member state powers. Horizontal measures. Biodiversity and nature conservation. Products. Water protection. Air pollution and noise. Climate change and ozone depletion. Waste. Legal aspects of integrating environmental requirements. Implementation. EC environmental law and policy.