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Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Lukasz Gruszczynski

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The last sixty years witnessed an unprecedented expansion of international trade. The system created by the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and later by the World Trade Organization (WTO) has ... More


Risk and Risk Regulation

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter offers a general discussion on risk and methods of its regulation. After a brief review of different definitions of risk, including technical and psychological perspectives, it briefly ... More


Fighting Westway: Environmental Law, Citizen Activism, and the Regulatory War That Transformed New York City

William W. Buzbee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451904
eISBN:
9780801470301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451904.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

From 1971 to 1985, battles raged over Westway, a multibillion-dollar highway, development, and park project slated for placement in New York City. It would have projected far into the Hudson River, ... More


Introduction

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter sets out the objectives of the book, its scope, the underlying methodology, and the plan for subsequent discussion. The central question of the book is whether the system ... More


Science, Risk Assessment, and the SPS Agreement

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter addresses the science-based provisions of the SPS Agreement. The main part of the discussion is dedicated to risk assessment disciplines as elaborated by the SPS case law. This includes ... More


Risk Management Disciplines and the SPS Agreement

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter concentrates on the risk management dimension of the SPS Agreement. It submits that the concept of risk management may be legitimately used in the context of the SPS Agreement, while its ... More


Concluding Remarks

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter draws some overall conclusions on the substantive disciplines of the SPS Agreement, summarizing the previous discussion alongside the three objectives of the book: the appraisal of the ... More


The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Luc Bodiguel and Michael Cardwell (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The regulation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) continues to generate controversy. On the one hand, they are actively promoted by the biotechnology industry as vital to ensuring food ... More


Genetically Modified Organisms and Risk

Karen Morrow

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter considers the concept of risk as it applies to the regulation of GMOs. In so doing, it examines the oftentimes problematic, yet still dominant, hybrid scientific and political ... More


Genetically Modified Organisms in Africa: Regulating a Threat or an Opportunity?

Fikremarkos Merso Birhanu

in The Regulation of Genetically Modified Organisms: Comparative Approaches

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199542482
eISBN:
9780191594342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542482.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Modern biotechnology has promised much for agriculture, and these promises are certainly attractive in the case of Africa. Importantly, a number of countries in the continent continue to grapple ... More


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