Water pollution law is the most developed of the pollution control systems and is a large and complex area of environmental law, with numerous laws at international, EU and domestic level. The regulation at these levels deals with a wide range of issues, such as water quality standards, water pollution control, fisheries, navigation, flood, coastal protection and marine pollution with a wide range of water pollution offences.
A comprehensive account of water and waste legislation, 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 detailed treatment of the issues involved will enable practitioners to feel confident in what is a complicated area of law.
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Table of Contents
What is environmental Law ? Key concepts of environmental Law Principles of Environmental regimes Waste Water, flooding and drainage Wildlife and habitat conservation Regulatory Authorities and Enforcement Environmental NGOs Criminal and Civil Sanctions Civil Law – nuisance, negligence Types of Environmental Liability Remediation requirements A requirement to comply with a notice served Liability under civil law