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JANE HOLDER

in Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Integration, precaution, participation, prevention, proceduralization, and sustainability are the bywords of environmental law that have recently been attributed to environmental assessment. This ... More


Introduction: Law, Governance, and Environmental Assessment

JANE HOLDER

in Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of environmental assessment in the UK. It then describes the purpose of the book, which is to examine the relationship between law, environmental ... More


Regulation of Decision Making

JANE HOLDER

in Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter gives an account of the way in which courts in the United States and the United Kingdom (and other jurisdictions) have distinguished between procedural control exercised by environmental ... More


Alternatives

JANE HOLDER

in Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The mainstreaming of environmental law within the European Union through environmental assessment, and other mechanisms such as the imposition of general duties upon the Community institutions, has ... More


Participation and Protest

JANE HOLDER

in Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on individual rights to participate in the assessment process under the EC EIA Directive that, in common with the development of other human rights approaches to environmental ... More


Prediction

JANE HOLDER

in Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyzes the engagement of ecology and law in predicting the impacts of projects and policies upon the environment. It considers the type and source of information entering the ... More


Significance

JANE HOLDER

in Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter considers the central determination in decision making regulated by environmental assessment — predicting the potential significance of such impacts. This is an exercise in evaluating ... More


Emerging Standards on Corporate Accountability in IEL

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/9780199558018.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter further investigates the convergence among the international environmental standards for corporate accountability identified or proposed by the international organizations previously ... More


Conclusions

JANE HOLDER

in Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This concluding chapter elaborates a critical approach to environmental assessment based upon the illustrative case studies discussed previously in this book and analysis of relevant case law. The ... More


Environmental and Social Considerations in the Development of the Greater Mekong Subregion's Road Network

Robert J. Dobias and Kirk Talbott

in Footprints in the Jungle: Natural Resource Industries, Infrastructure, and Biodiversity Conservation

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195125788
eISBN:
9780199832927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the environmental and social consideration in the development of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) road network. The authors offer ideas for improving the balance between road ... More


Environmental Impact Assessment: Can Procedural Innovation Improve Environmental Outcomes?

Richard N. L. Andrews

in Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Environmental impact assessment originated in U.S. environmental policy as an “action-forcing mechanism” to compel integration of environmental policy goals into government agencies’ missions and ... More


Environmental Assessment: The Regulation of Decision Making

Jane Holder

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199207589
eISBN:
9780191714573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207589.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Environmental Assessment is an inherently interdisciplinary and increasingly important legal mechanism that is concerned with the input and quality of information about the likely effects of ... More


Conceptual Innovation in Environmental Policy

James Meadowcroft and Daniel J. Fiorino (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036580
eISBN:
9780262341585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036580.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Concepts are thought categories through which we apprehend the world; they enable, but also constrain, reasoning and debate and serve as building blocks for more elaborate arguments. This book traces ... More


Lessons from EIA

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the development of environmental impact assessment (EIA) to set the context against which lessons can be drawn. It briefly considers the rationale for EIA and indicates the ... More


HIA in Australia

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses health impact assessment (HIA) in Australia. In Australia, HIA is ‘the process of estimating the potential impact of a chemical, biological, physical, or social agent on a ... More


Environmental Damage and Environmental Impact Assessment

John Woodliffe

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/9780199255733.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Comparative Law

This chapter begins by describing the main purposes and procedures of environmental impact assessment (EIA). The second section plots the legal staging-posts in the extension of the EIA concept to ... More


The Future, Human Population, and Management

Charles R. C. Sheppard, Simon K. Davy, and Graham M. Pilling

in The Biology of Coral Reefs

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198566359
eISBN:
9780191713934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566359.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology, Aquatic Biology

Climate change and direct, local impacts are reducing the ability of reefs to support rich ecosystems, including those of people dependent upon them. Adaptation by reefs has been suggested as being ... More


Impact Assessment in Canada: an evolutionary process

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Canada was one of the first countries in the world to develop a standardized national approach to health impact assessment (HIA). This chapter describes the HIA framework and its evolution over the ... More


Health in other impact assessments

John Kemm

in Health Impact Assessment: Past Achievement, Current Understanding, and Future Progress

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656011
eISBN:
9780191748028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656011.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

HIA is only one of a wide range of impact assessments. In some countries health is integrated into environmental impact assessment but the adequacy of coverage of health in EIA is very variable and ... More


Procedural Obligations of States

Phoebe N. Okowa

in State Responsibility for Transboundary Air Pollution in International Law

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260974
eISBN:
9780191682186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260974.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

A large number of the treaties and legal instruments discussed in Chapter 2 attempt to regulate and prevent the occurrence of transboundary air pollution through the imposition of procedural duties. ... More


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