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State Responsibility for Transboundary Air Pollution in International Law
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State Responsibility for Transboundary Air Pollution in International Law

Phoebe Okowa

Abstract

This book systematically analyses the unique nature of problems that transboundary air pollution presents in international law. Although an attempt is made to present transboundary air pollution as a unified field, a distinction is made between pollution from industrial and related sources, and those from nuclear operations, given the very serious nature of risks that nuclear pollution presents. The book extensively considers existing regulatory frameworks as found in treaty regimes and non-binding instruments. The role as well as the shortcomings of traditional international law is given exte ... More

Keywords: transboundary air pollution, international law, industrial pollution, nuclear pollution, state responsibility, dispute resolution, regulatory frameworks

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780198260974
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260974.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Phoebe Okowa, author
University of Bristol

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