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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


Reinventing the Well: Approaches to Minimizing the Environmental and Social Impact of Oil Development in the Tropics

Amy B. Rosenfeld, Debra Gordon, and Marianne Guerin‐McManus

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:
10.1093/0195125789.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter provides an overview of trends in oil development in the tropics, followed by a summary of the potential environmental and social impacts of these activities and a discussion of a range ... 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


The environment and ecosystems

Tim Lang, David Barling, and Martin Caraher

in Food Policy: Integrating health, environment and society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567882
eISBN:
9780191724121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567882.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the environmental impacts of food production and contemporary supply chains, and the policy responses that have emerged to address these impacts. These policy responses are ... More


Labeling Genetically Modified Food: The Philosophical and Legal Debate

Paul Weirich (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326864
eISBN:
9780199870325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326864.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Many countries, such as countries in the European Union, require that food labels announce genetically modified (GM) ingredients. The United States does not require such labeling. Which labeling ... 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


Law and Regulation Governing Electricity Networks in Mexico in the Context of Regional Integration with North and Central America

José Juan González

in Energy Networks and the Law: Innovative Solutions in Changing Markets

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199645039
eISBN:
9780191738647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645039.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Public International Law

This chapter discusses the legal and regulatory regime that governs the ownership, building, and operation of public and private energy networks in Mexico. It explains how Mexico's economic ... 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


African Americans, LULUs, and Free Informed Consent

Kristin Shrader‐Frechette

in Environmental Justice: Creating Equity, Reclaiming Democracy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152036
eISBN:
9780199833665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152034.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Using case studies focusing on energy development in Louisiana, the chapter analyzes the concepts of equality and free informed consent in order to show how African‐Americans are typically victims of ... 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


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