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The environmental decade in court

by Lettie McSpadden Wenner

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental law -- United States -- Cases.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLettie M. Wenner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3775.A7 W46 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 211 p. :
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3785474M
      ISBN 100253319579
      LC Control Number81047778

      Courts and the environment. -- "This discerning book examines the challenges, opportunities and solutions for courts adjudicating on environmental cases. Part II Taking the lead: the court as trailblazer for environmental protection -- 4. Ghana\'s courts and environmental rule of law \/ Godwin E.K. Dzah -- 5. Courts and the Environment. President Trump’s rollback of Obama-era mileage standards last week may prove to be one of the administration's most vulnerable environmental overhauls as opponents prepare to challenge it in court.

        Drax is planning to build new combined cycle gas turbine generating units in North Yorkshire. Photograph: Drax Group The UK government’s .   The environmental groups contend that citizens have every right to challenge in court what they believe to be violation of a fundamental constitutional right. “This lawsuit is a wake-up call to force the state to act. Every Iowan has a right to clean water under the Public Trust Doctrine, and the state has a duty to protect that right.

        Consumer advocate and environmental activist Erin Brockovich was born Erin Pattee in Lawrence, Kansas, on J The youngest of four children, she .   Nearly a decade ago, Stacey Haney, Beth Voyles and others said they began smelling foul odors in the air and water in their homes, according to court .


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