Category: Environmental Law

Emissions Trading Schemes – Markets, States and Law. By SANJA BOGOJEVIC

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Enforcement at the EPA: High Stakes and Hard Choices. By JOEL A. MINTZ

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Nuisance and Environmental Protection – A Study of Nuisance Injunctions in Practice. By BEN PONTIN

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Corporate Crops: Biotechnology, Agriculture and the Struggle for Control. By GABRIELA PECHLANER

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Significant International Environmental Law Cases: 2012-14

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