Theory and Practice of Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment

C. J. Bastmeijer (Redacteur), T. Koivurova (Redacteur)

OnderzoeksoutputAcademic

Samenvatting

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a well-established instrument of environmental law and policy that aims to ensure that potential adverse environmental effects of human activities are assessed before decisions on such activities are made. The instrument is increasingly being applied in respect of activities that may cause environmental effects across the borders of a state. This book offers an assessment of thirteen systems of Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment (TEIA) that exist or are in development in different parts of the world. Although TEIA is generally associated with EIA between territorial states, this book takes a broader approach and is divided into three sub-parts: Transboundary EIA between states, EIA for activities in international and shared areas, and EIA required by international financial institutions. Knowledgeable experts (scholars and practitioners) provide an overview of the history, content, and practice of the individual systems and, based on these discussions, the state of the art concerning TEIA and possible future developments are discussed.
Originele taal-2English
Plaats van productieLeiden/Boston
UitgeverijBrill | Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
Aantal pagina's418
ISBN van elektronische versie978-90-47-42338-6
ISBN van geprinte versie978-90-04-16479-6
DOI's
StatusPublished - 2008
Extern gepubliceerdJa

Publicatie series

NaamLegal Aspects of Sustainable Development
UitgeverijBrill
Volume1
ISSN van geprinte versie1875-0923

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