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Implementing the Community Environmental Liability Directive: Genetically Modified Organisms and the Problem of Unknown Risk

Christopher Rodgers

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/9780199542482.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter assesses the role for environmental liability in the context of the GMOs, with emphasis on the provisions of the Community Environmental Liability Directive. It commences with ... More


The Coexistence of Genetically Modified and Non-genetically Modified Agriculture in Canada: A Courtroom Drama

Jane Matthews Glenn

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/9780199542482.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Canada approved GM canola for unconfined release in 1995, but it did so without open and informed debate about the problems of coexistence of GM and non-GM agriculture, and without a regulatory ... More


Genetically Modified Crops and Food in the United States: The Federal Regulatory Framework, State Measures, and Liability in Tort

Margaret Rosso Grossman

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/9780199542482.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

GM crops and their products in the United States are regulated the USDA, EPA, and FDA under policy articulated in the 1986 Coordinated Framework — a complex system of laws, regulations, policy ... More


History and Definitions

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter introduces the basic concepts and background references for the study. It illustrates the increasing attention of the international community at major global conferences to corporate ... More


The Shortcomings of Traditional Legal Solutions

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter provides the necessary theoretical justification to the study. It highlights the shortcomings of traditional legal solutions to ensure the environmentally sound conduct of private ... More


The Concept of Environmental Damage in International Liability Regimes

Louise De La Fayette

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the concept of environmental damage in a number of international liability regimes, both in existence and under development, and considers whether those regimes adequately ... More


The Precautionary Principle

NICOLAS DE SADELEER

in Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199254743
eISBN:
9780191719851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199254743.003.03
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explains that precaution is the end point of a range of public measures intended to counter ecological damage. It reviews the definitions given to the principle in various legal systems, ... More


Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Michael Bowman and Alan Boyle (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This study considers the problems of defining and valuing ‘environmental damage’ from the perspective of international and comparative law. The need for a broad and systematic evaluation of this ... More


Practical Criminal Law

Keith Hawkins

in Environment and Enforcement: Regulation and the Social Definition of Pollution

Published in print:
1984
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198275145
eISBN:
9780191684111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198275145.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on the pervasiveness of moral judgement in the enforcement of law. It argues that moral evaluations are tied to the exercise of choice. They are made about the activity ... More


Environmental Damages in the Common Law: An Overview

Thomas Schoenbaum

in Environmental Damage in International and Comparative Law: Problems of Definition and Valuation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199255733
eISBN:
9780191698262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255733.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter explores whether and to what extent the common law makes provisions liability for and recovery of environmental damage. The chapter is organized as follows. First, it examines the ... More


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