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The Resource Contemporary Issues in Environmental Law : The EU and Japan

Contemporary Issues in Environmental Law : The EU and Japan

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Contemporary Issues in Environmental Law : The EU and Japan
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Contemporary Issues in Environmental Law
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The EU and Japan
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Environmental Protection in the European Union Ser.
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v.5
Contemporary Issues in Environmental Law : The EU and Japan
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  • Preface -- Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: Introduction: The Impact of the International and European Union Environmental Law on Japanese Basic Environmental ... -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Development of the EU Environmental Law and the Movement of International Environmental Protection -- 3 The Japanese Basic Environmental Law -- 3.1 The History of the Japanese Basic Environmental Law -- 3.2 The Structure of the Japanese Basic Environmental Law -- 3.3 The Content of the Japanese Basic Environmental Law -- 4 The Basic Environmental Plan -- 4.1 The EU Environmental Action Programmes -- 4.2 Japanese Basic Environment Plan -- 5 The Principle of Environmental Friendliness and Environmental Assessment -- 5.1 The Principle of Environmental Integration in the EU -- 5.2 The Principle of Environmental Consideration -- 5.3 Environmental Impact Assessment and Strategic Environmental Assessment -- 6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: The Scope of the EÚs Competences on the Field of the Environment -- 1 Introduction: Origins of the EU Environmental Policy -- 2 Scope of the European Environmental Policy Under the TFEU -- 3 Delimitation of EU Environmental Competences -- 3.1 Vertical Delimitation of Competences -- 3.2 Horizontal Delimitation of Competences -- 3.3 Interdependency of the Vertical and Horizontal Perspectives -- 4 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Principles of EU Environmental Law: An Appraisal -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Principles of EU Environmental Law -- 2.1 Principle of Prevention -- 2.2 Source Principle -- 2.3 Polluter Pays Principle -- 2.4 Precautionary Principle -- 2.4.1 Scope of the Precautionary Principle -- 2.4.2 Legal Effects of the Precautionary Principle -- 2.4.3 Burden of Proof and Judicial Control -- 3 Conclusion -- References
  • Chapter 4: The Aarhus Convention and Cases of Non-compliance with Environmental Impact Assessment Requirements: The EU and Jap... -- 1 Introduction -- 2 À̀ccess to Justicé ́in the Aarhus Convention and Non-compliance with EIA Requirements -- 3 Implementation of the Aarhus Convention in the EU -- 4 Cases Concerning Non-compliance with EIA Requirements in Japan -- 5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Policies Towards Tackling Climate Change and Their Compatibility with the WTO -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Technical Standards -- 2.1 Technical Standards on Buildings and Products -- 2.1.1 The EU -- 2.1.2 Japan -- 2.1.3 Compatibility with the WTO -- 2.2 Technical Standards on Processes and Production Methods (PPMs) -- 2.2.1 PPMs and the WTO -- 2.2.2 PPMs in the EU and Japan -- 3 The Voluntary Action Plan -- 4 Cap and Trade -- 4.1 The EU Emissions Trading System -- 4.1.1 Phase 1 and 2 -- 4.1.2 Phase 3 -- 4.2 The Emissions Trading System in Japan -- 4.2.1 Controversies Surrounding the Emissions Trading System -- 4.2.2 Bilateral Offset Credit Mechanism -- 5 Border Tax Adjustments -- 5.1 The EÚs Position on BTAs -- 5.2 Japańs Position on BTAs -- 5.3 BTAs and the WTO -- 5.3.1 GATT Article II and III -- 5.3.2 GATT Article XX (b) -- 5.3.3 GATT Article XX (g) -- 6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: The Principle of Animal Welfare in the EU and Its Influence in Japan and the World -- 1 Introduction -- 2 The Principle and Measures of Animal Welfare in the EU -- 2.1 The Development of the EU Measures on Animal Welfare -- 2.1.1 Animal Protection Before Slaughter -- 2.1.2 Protection for Animal Protection Kept for Farming -- 2.1.3 Animal Protection for Laying Hens, Pigs and Calves -- 2.1.4 Animal Protection During the Transport -- 2.1.5 Short Summary -- 2.2 The Principle of Animal Welfare -- 2.2.1 The Establishment of the Principle of Animal Welfare
  • 2.2.2 The Meaning of the Principle of Animal Welfare -- Differences Between the Principle of Animal Welfare and That of Environmental Integration -- Animal Welfare and Environmental Policy -- Short Summary -- 2.3 Animal Welfare in Case Law -- 2.4 An Action Plan and Strategy -- 2.4.1 Action Plan 2006-2010 -- 2.4.2 The EU Strategy for the Protection and Welfare of Animals 2012-2015 -- 2.4.3 Short Summary -- 3 Animal Testing in the EU and Japan -- 3.1 Animal Testing for Cosmetic Products in the EU -- 3.2 General Animal Testing in the EU -- 3.3 Animal Welfare and Testing in Japan -- 3.3.1 The Development of Act on Welfare and Management of Animals -- 3.3.2 Japanese Methods on Animal Handling -- 3.3.3 The Influence of the EU Law in Japan -- 4 Regulations on the Trade in Seal Products -- 5 Concluding Remarks -- References -- Chapter 7: Protecting Biodiversity in Europe: The Habitats and Birds Directives and Their Application in Italy in an Evolving ... -- 1 Biodiversity in Europe: An Introduction -- 1.1 Risks to Biodiversity in Europe -- 1.2 How to Protect Biodiversity -- 2 The Evolution of the Protection of Biodiversity in the European Union -- 2.1 The International and Regional Context -- 2.2 The Birds and Habitats Directives: A Brief Overview -- 2.2.1 Derogations to the Nature Directives, in Particular Article 6 of the Habitats Directive -- 2.2.2 The Most Recent ECJ Jurisprudence Related to Derogations -- 2.2.3 A Difficult Balance in Light of Well-Established Principles of EU Law -- 3 The Birds and Habitats Directives in Italy -- 3.1 Legislative Evolution -- 3.2 A Case Related to Wind Energy Production: The Preliminary Ruling in Alta Murgia (2011) -- 3.2.1 Energy and Biodiversity: Two Conflicting Interests? -- 4 Concluding Remarks -- References
  • Chapter 8: The Challenge of Regulating Genetically Modified Organisms in the European Union: Trends and Issues -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 The Process Approach Versus the Product Approach -- 1.2 Scientific Knowledge Versus Public Opinion -- 2 The EÚs Regulatory Framework: An Overview -- 2.1 The Step-by-Step Approach -- 2.2 The Horizontal Approach: Contained Use and Deliberate Release -- 2.3 The Mixed Vertical and Horizontal Approach: Placing GMO Products on the Market -- 3 Current Regulatory Trends and Issues Concerning GM Crop Plants -- 3.1 Deadlock in the Authorisation Process -- 3.1.1 The Current Situation -- 3.1.2 Déjà-vu? The De Facto Moratorium of 1999 -- 3.1.3 The Politicization of the Authorisation Process -- 3.2 The Renationalisation of GMO Cultivation -- 3.2.1 Background -- 3.2.2 The Disharmonisation of the EÚs Regulatory Framework -- 3.2.3 The Adoption of Opt-Out Measures: Procedural Aspects -- Phase 1: Opting Out During the Authorisation Process -- Phase 2: Opting Out After the Granting of Authorisation -- 3.2.4 The Adoption of Opt-Out Measures: Substantive Aspects -- Invocation of Compelling Grounds -- Burden of Proof -- Conflict with the EFSÁs Functions -- Consistency and Proportionality -- Vagueness -- Coexistence -- Conformity with Primary EU Law -- Interference with the Free Movement of Goods -- Justification -- General Aspects -- Public Morality -- Environmental Protection -- Conformity with WTO Law -- 3.3 Innovative Breeding Techniques -- 4 Conclusions: GMO Regulation as a Never-Ending Challenge -- References -- Chapter 9: The Proliferation of Marine Protected Areas Under International Law, European Union Law and Japanese Law -- 1 Introduction -- 2 MPAs Under International Treaties -- 2.1 The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) -- 2.2 The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD)
  • 2.3 The International Maritime Organization (IMO) -- 2.4 Regional Sea Conventions -- 3 MPAs Under EU Law -- 4 MPAs in Japan -- 4.1 Legal Framework -- 4.2 A New Legal Framework -- 4.3 Political/Public Initiatives -- 5 Concluding Remarks -- References -- Chapter 10: Environmental Damage Remediation in Japan: A Comparative Assessment -- 1 The Broad and the Narrow Notion -- 2 The Notion of Environmental Damage in Japan -- 3 Environmental Damage in Japan -- 3.1 The First Provisions -- 3.2 Civil Suits -- 3.3 Lawsuits and Settlements out of Court -- 4 Concluding Remarks -- References -- Chapter 11: Challenges and Prospects for the Nuclear Safety Regime in Japan and in the European Union After Fukushima -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Japan -- 2.1 Organization -- 2.2 Requirements -- 2.3 Implementation -- 2.4 The International Aspect -- 3 European Union -- 3.1 Organization -- 3.2 Requirements -- 3.3 Implementation -- 3.4 International Aspect -- 4 Conclusion -- References -- Index
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