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Environmental law in Nigeria

Lawrence Asekome Atsegbua

Environmental law in Nigeria

theory and practice

by Lawrence Asekome Atsegbua

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Published by Ababa Press in Lagos .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental law -- Nigeria.,
    • Sustainable development -- Law and legislation -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLawrence Atsegbua, Vincent Akpotaire, Folarin Dimowo.
      ContributionsAkpotaire, Vincent., Dimowo, Folarin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA1507 .A98 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 384 p. ;
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3456219M
      ISBN 109783708449
      LC Control Number2005380882
      OCLC/WorldCa57653539

        The Environmental Guidelines and Standards for the Petroleum Industry in Nigeria also impose fines for various environmental infractions and the obligation to Author: Folake Elias-Adebowale. He has served on the executive committees of the Environmental Law Institute and the American College of Environmental Lawyers. He is General Editor of Matthew Bender‘s twelve-volume Environmental Law Practice Guide, which upon publication was selected as the “Best Law Book of the Year“ by the Association of American : $

      Environmental law is a collective term encompassing aspects of the law that provide protection to the environment. A related but distinct set of regulatory regimes, now strongly influenced by environmental legal principles, focus on the management of specific natural resources, such as forests, minerals, or areas, such as environmental impact assessment, may not fit neatly into. The Top 10 Trends in International Environmental Law (Forthcoming in Martella R and Grosko B (eds.) International Environmental Law: The Practitioner's Guide to the Laws of the Planet (American Bar Association ).) Tseming Yang Professor of Law Santa Clara University Law SchoolCited by: 1.

      ISBN: Law/Reference Visit us at RogeR R. MaRtella, JR. and J. BRett gRosko, editoRs International Environmental Law International Environmental Law The Practitioner’s Guide to the Laws of the Planet International Environmental Law The Practitioner’s Guide to the Laws of the Planet The Practitioner’s Guide to. The environmental movement generated extensive legislation, notably the National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA), signed into law in , which established an Environmental Protection Agency and a Council on Environmental Quality; the Clean Air Acts of and ; the Water Pollution Control Act, as amended in ; other laws.


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