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Environmental Law: Cases and Materials, Second Edition
By: Meinhard Doelle, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M., J.S.D., Chris Tollefson, B.A. (Hon.), LL.B., LL.M.
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In this new edition of Canada's leading environmental law text, Professors Doelle and Tollefson provide a fully updated and much expanded treatise that will be welcomed by students, practitioners and environmental professionals alike. It includes a comprehensive collection of cases, articles, commentary, notes and questions and covers a broad range of topics, including:
  • International Environmental Law
  • The Common Law
  • Jurisdiction over the Environment
  • Environmental Regulation
  • Compliance and Enforcement
  • Judicial Review of Environmental Decision-making
  • Federal Environmental Assessment
  • Parks and Protected Areas
  • Species Protection
  • Climate Change
This second edition includes significant new material and analysis on a variety of important topics including the constitutional division of powers, the Smith v. Inco litigation, recent Fisheries Act and Canadian Environmental Assessment Act reforms, emerging Species At Risk Act caselaw, and developments in climate change and carbon law.
About the Author
Meinhard Doelle, B.Sc., LL.B., LL.M., J.S.D., is a Professor at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University, in Halifax, where he specializes in environmental and energy law. He is currently the Director of the Marine & Environmental Law Institute and the Associate Dean, Research. From 2000 to 2006, he served a non-governmental member of the Canadian delegation to the UN climate change negotiations. In 2008, he was a visiting scholar at the Environmental Law Center of the IUCN in Bonn, Germany. Professor Doelle was the founding chair of the East Coast Environmental Law Association from 2007 until 2013. He served on the federal provincial environmental assessment panel for the Lower Churchill hydroelectric project in Labrador from 2009 to 2011. Professor Doelle has written on a variety of environmental law topics, including climate change, energy, invasive species, environmental assessments, and public participation in environmental decision-making. His most recent book is Promoting Compliance in an Evolving Climate Regime (2012, Cambridge University Press).
Chris Tollefson, B.A. (Hon.), LL.B., LL.M. (of the Bar of British Columbia), is the inaugural Hakai Chair in Environmental Law and Sustainability and Professor of Law at the University of Victoria, Faculty of Law. He is also the founding Executive Director of the Uvic Environmental Law Centre, a position in which he has served since 1996. Professor Tollefson has written on a range of environment and resource law-related topics including judicial review and access to justice, contaminated sites, certification and regulation, species at risk, forestry law, and trade and environment issues. He is a former Chair of the Ecojustice Legal Defence Fund, a past member of the National Advisory Committee (Canada) established under the NAFTA environmental side agreement, and a life fellow of Leadership through Environment and Development (LEAD) International. He has appeared in all levels of Canadian trial and appellate courts and, during 2012-2013, represented the joint intervenors BC Nature and Nature Canada in the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline hearings.
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