The first volume of the International Environmental Law Reports focuses on early decisions. It includes all the well known, and some lesser known, international decisions relevant to international environmental law prior to the 1970s, with a summary of each decision. Volume 1 also includes a number of very early national decisions considered important in the development of international environmental law, either because they were the background against which international decisions were shaped or because they are often referred to but are not widely available in English. Other decisions are included in because they illustrate of national views of the content and direction of international law at the beginning of the twentieth century. This is the first ever collection devoted to international environmental law decisions, an essential work of reference collecting all relevant materials in one place.
Preface; Editorial note; Members of editorial advisory board; Table of abbreviations; Tables of Cases; Digest headings; Digest of Cases; Table of treaties; Table of national legislation; Part I. Decisions of International Tribunals: 1. Helmand River Case (Afghanistan/Persia); 2. San Juan River Case (Costa Rica/Nicaragua); 3. Costa Rica v Nicaragua; Behring Sea Fur-Seals Case (Great Britain/United States of America); 4. North Atlantic Coast Fisheries Case (Great Britain/United States of America); 5. Island of Palmas Case (Netherlands/United States of America); 6. Case relating to the territorial jurisdiction of the international commission of the river Oder (Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Germany, Sweden, Great Britain/Poland); 7. Diversion of water from the Meuse Case (Netherlands v Belgium); 8. Trail Smelter Case (Canada/United States of America); 9. Lake Lanoux Case (France/Spain); 10. Gut Dam Case (Canada/United States of America); Part II. Decisions of National Tribunals: 11. Lethia River Case; 12. Donauversinkung Case (Wurttemberg and Prussia v Baden); 13. Societe Energie Electrique du Littoral Mediterraneen v Compagnia Imprese Elettriche; 14. Liguri; Solothurn v Aargau, Aargau v Solothurn; 15. Missouri v Illinois and the Sanitary District of Chicago; 16. Kansas v Colorado; 17. Georgia v Tennessee Copper Company and Duckdown Sulphur, Copper and Iron Company Ltd; 18. New York v New Jersey; 19. New Jersey v City of New York; Appendices; Index.