Water pollution law is the most developed of the pollution control systems. This title contains a comprehensive account of water and waste legislation plus a detailed interpretation of the relevant statutory provisions and associated case law.

This book includes:

- A detailed interpretation of the relevant statutory provisions and associated case law
- The impact of Brexit on current regulations
- Discussions surrounding UK desalination plants, end of life vehicles and nature conservation
- The changes in international regulations and the impact that this has on UK water and waste regulation
- The regulation of water quality standards, water pollution control, fisheries, navigation, flood, coastal protection and marine pollution with a wide range of water pollution offences

The detailed treatment of the issues involved will enable environmental and energy law practitioners to feel confident in what is a complicated area of law.

This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Environmental Law online service.

Table of Contents

Table of Statutes
Table of Statutory Instruments
Table of EC Materials and International Conventions
Table of Cases
1 What is Environmental Law?
2 Key Concepts of Environmental Law
3 UK Environment Act 2021
4 Principles of Environmental Regime
5 Water Industry Overview
6 Controlled Waters, Impounding and Abstraction
7 Flooding and Drainage
8 Water Offences
9 Waste
10 Transporting Waste
11 Waste Permits and Exemptions
12 Waste Offences
13 Wildlife and Habitat Conservation
14 Regulatory Authorities and Enforcement
15 Sentencing for Environmental Offences
16 Environmental Sanctions and Prosecutions
17 Environmental Liabilities
Appendix I Abbreviations
Appendix II Cases

Product details

Published 29 Feb 2024
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 480
ISBN 9781526518996
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 248 x 156 mm
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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