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Colonial features of worldwide environmental legislation

Signing the Worldwide Conference for the Regulation of Whaling, 1946 Douglas de Castro lately posted “The Colonial Features of the Worldwide Environmental Legislation – Treaties as Promoters of Steady Structural Violence”. This can be a matter that has come up earlier than in work by Yoriko Otomo and others. De Castro’s summary: The formation of worldwide establishments within the twentieth century happens below a situation marked by the rule of colonialism and imperialism. Thus, as…

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Baltimore’s sewers

Yesterday’s This Day in Water Historical past had the next (apparently initially from right here): Baltimore was one of many final main cities on the east coast to assemble a correct sewer system. The Metropolis’s lack of ability to put in sanitary sewers till 1915 tarnished the attraction of what was in any other case a profitable metropolis. A number of commissions all through the nineteenth century formulated plans for a sewer system for Baltimore,…

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A historical past of the EPA

The EPA Alumni Affiliation not too long ago printed on-line Defending the Surroundings: A Half Century of Progress. There’s an Overview, in addition to seven reviews on matters similar to air air pollution, water air pollution, poisonous substances, and so forth. From the introduction: Over the previous half century, our nation has made huge strides enhancing the surroundings. The legal guidelines that had been handed to guard the surroundings and the general public coverage choices…

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Historic evaluation in environmental legislation I: Introduction

This previous summer season I famous that I posted a draft of my "Historic Evaluation in Environmental Regulation" (on SSRN and Academia), forthcoming in the Oxford Handbook of Historic Authorized Analysis, edited by Markus Dubber and Chris Tomlins. I consider there's nonetheless a while for modifications, so I'll publish a collection on it now, and hope a few of you’ll have some useful feedback! Environmental legislation has no historical past. This isn’t to say environmental legislation…

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New useful resource: Digital library of historic environmental legislation

With the intention to add some selection to the Environmental, Legislation, and Historical past weblog, in addition to to create one thing I hope might be of lasting worth to these within the discipline, I’ve determined to start a sequence of posts on previous books on environmental legislation, after which collate hyperlinks to the works in a web based “digital library”. By “environmental legislation” I imply something considerably targeted on the interplay of legislation and…

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