Environmental Liability in the European Union
Kurland, Orin M., Risk Management
It's still not too late to try to influence the direction the European Union (EU) will go regarding environmental impairment liability law. Last year, the Council of Europe did approve a "Convention on Civil Liability for Damage Resulting From Activities Dangerous to the Environment" that introduced a strict liability regime for pollution and environmental impairment damage. Council of Europe conventions, however, are not binding until the individual member states ratify them, which in this case appears doubtful.
Last year also witnessed the adoption by the European Commission of an "EU Green Paper on Remedying Environmental Damage." According to Gian Franco Ilariucci, chairman …
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Publication information: Article title: Environmental Liability in the European Union. Contributors: Kurland, Orin M. - Author. Magazine title: Risk Management. Volume: 41. Issue: 8 Publication date: August 1994. Page number: 68+. © 1999 Risk Management Society Publishing, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.