Chapter 31. Liability for Dangerous Industrial Activities and Damage to the Environment; Where Do We Stand After the Council of Europe Convention and the Commission Green Paper?

  1. Mervyn Richardson
  1. Jean-Marie Devos and
  2. Marja Ekroos

Published Online: 10 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch31

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual

How to Cite

Devos, J.-M. and Ekroos, M. (1994) Liability for Dangerous Industrial Activities and Damage to the Environment; Where Do We Stand After the Council of Europe Convention and the Commission Green Paper?, in Chemical Safety: International Reference Manual (ed M. Richardson), VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527616039.ch31

Editor Information

  1. Birch Assessment Services for Information on Chemicals, 6 Birch Drive, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, Herts WD3 2UL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 31 MAR 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527286300

Online ISBN: 9783527616039

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Keywords:

  • liability;
  • environmental damage;
  • dangerous substances;
  • international legal instruments;
  • causation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Review of New Trends

  • Review of Some Major Recent Industrial Liability and Com pensat ion Instruments

  • Liability, and Behind Liability, the Debate on Collective Compensation Mechanisms; the Commission Green Paper

  • Conclusions

  • Authors' Note