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Genetically Modified Organisms and the Public: Participation, Preferences, and Protest

Luc Bodiguel and Michael Cardwell

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/9780199542482.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

There has been a high level of public engagement in the regulation of GMOs and this chapter seeks to explore this engagement, whether conducted through formal or informal channels. In the case of ... More


Public Participation, the Aarhus Convention, and the European Community

Peter Davies

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter introduces the Aarhus Convention and centres it in the evolving European Union's approach to public participation. The primary aim of this chapter is limited to addressing the manner in ... More


Judicial review before national courts

Pål Wennerås

in The Enforcement of EC Environmental Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199229017
eISBN:
9780191711268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229017.003.0003
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter analyzes the extent to which the ECJ's case law, the Aarhus Convention, and secondary Community legislation, ensure effective judicial enforcement of EC environmental law in national ... More


Is a Constitutional Environmental Right Necessary? A European Perspective

Tim Hayward

in Constitutional Environmental Rights

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199278688
eISBN:
9780191602757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278687.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Addresses the doubt about whether, even if legitimately enforceable, a constitutional right to an adequate environment is necessary. The European Union (EU) is taken as a context in which that doubt ... More


So Far but No Further? Transparency and Disclosure in the Aarhus Convention

Mason Michael

in Transparency in Global Environmental Governance: Critical Perspectives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027410
eISBN:
9780262320856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027410.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

In this chapter, Michael Mason examines information disclosure obligations within the 1998 Aarhus Convention (Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access ... More


Judicial review before Community courts

Pål Wennerås

in The Enforcement of EC Environmental Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199229017
eISBN:
9780191711268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229017.003.0005
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines possibilities for individuals and NGOs to challenge the legality of environmental acts and omissions by Community institutions and bodies in direct actions before Community ... More


Access to Environmental Justice

CATHERINE REDGWELL

in Access to Justice as a Human Right

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199233083
eISBN:
9780191696589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233083.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Access to environmental justice by non-state actors grafts onto three major postwar developments in international law: (1) the recognition of universal human rights, both civil and political, and ... More


Conclusion

Pål Wennerås

in The Enforcement of EC Environmental Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199229017
eISBN:
9780191711268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229017.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter takes stock of the book's main findings and provides recommendations for the future enforcement of EC environmental law. Topics discussed include private enforcement against national ... More


Public Participation in Sustainable Development of Energy Supply in the Netherlands

Martha M. Roggenkamp

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the issue of public participation in sustainable development of the energy sector in the Netherlands. It uses the Aarhus Convention and the EIA Directive as a general basis for ... More


Information as the Foundation of the Democratic State

Elli Louka

in Water Law and Policy: Governance Without Frontiers

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195374131
eISBN:
9780199871841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374131.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter focuses on the benefits and costs associated with the right of the public and stakeholders to participate in the decision-making process and the soundness of rationale of establishing ... More


A Human Right to a Clean Environment: A Reappraisal

Malgosia Fitzmaurice

in The Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2015

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190647759
eISBN:
9780190647766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190647759.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This article explores the human right to a clean environment from the substantive and procedural points of view. It analyses the current state of affairs regarding the human right to a clean ... More


Human Rights and the Environment

Alan Boyle

in Environmental Law Dimensions of Human Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198736141
eISBN:
9780191800320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736141.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

The relationship between human rights and environmental protection in international law is far from straightforward. A new attempt to codify and develop international law on this subject was ... More


The EU Courts and Access to Environmental Justice

Ludwig Krämer

in Environmental Law Dimensions of Human Rights

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198736141
eISBN:
9780191800320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198736141.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Environmental and Energy Law

The chapter analyses the jurisprudence of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) with regard to the standing of individuals and environmental organizations in environmental matters. It ... More


International Courts or Tribunals and the Autonomy of the EU Legal Order

Christina Eckes

in EU Powers Under External Pressure: How the EU's External Actions Alter its Internal Structures

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198785545
eISBN:
9780191827457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785545.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Chapter 6 examines the consequences of the Union’s submission to the jurisdiction of international courts and tribunals (ICTs) for the autonomy of the EU legal order. In fact, no discussion of the ... More


The Emphasis on Public Participation in Energy Resource Development in Denmark, and the Rights of Greenland and the Faroe Islands

Anita Rønne

in Human Rights in Natural Resource Development: Public Participation in the Sustainable Development of Mining and Energy Resources

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199253784
eISBN:
9780191698163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253784.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Denmark is one of the countries in the world whose citizens have the ITIOSI formal rights in environmental and energy legislation. These rights were reinforced by Denmark's transposing the Aarhus ... More


Environmental Information

Kevin Dunion

in Freedom of Information in Scotland in Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781845861223
eISBN:
9781474406178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861223.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter provides an overview of freedom of information as it is practiced in Scotland, with particular emphasis on access to environmental information. Before the Freedom of Information ... More


The Environment

John MacDonald and Ross Crail (eds)

in Macdonald on the Law of Freedom of Information: Third Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198724452
eISBN:
9780191927478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724452.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Pollution does not respect state boundaries. The EU has taken the lead in ensuring greater access to information about the environment. Chapter 9 considers the Environmental Protection Act 1990, ... More


Freedom of Information in the European Union

John MacDonald and Ross Crail (eds)

in Macdonald on the Law of Freedom of Information: Third Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198724452
eISBN:
9780191927478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198724452.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

The Treaty of Lisbon 2007 made the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights legally binding. Article 42 of the Charter sets out the right of access to documents, and today has the same legal value as the ... More


Article 191 TFEU

Sacha Garben

in The EU Treaties and the Charter of Fundamental Rights: A Commentary

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198794561
eISBN:
9780191927874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759393.003.307
Subject:
Law, EU Law

Article 191(1) TFEU provides the objectives of the EU’s environmental policy. These are the preservation, protection, and improvement of the quality of the environment, the protection of human ... More


Environmental Impact Assessment

Ashley Bowes

in A Practical Approach to Planning Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198833253
eISBN:
9780191932342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198833253.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

A requirement for the environmental impact assessment (EIA) of certain major development projects was a result of the first direct impact of European Community law on domestic town and country ... More


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