Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict: The governance by Amanda Kennedy

By Amanda Kennedy

Conflict over the extraction of coal and fuel assets has quickly escalated in groups in the course of the global. utilizing an environmental justice lens, this multidisciplinary booklet explores circumstances of land use clash in the course of the lived studies of groups grappling with such disputes.


Drawing on theories of justice and equity in environmental selection making, it demonstrates how such land use conflicts referring to source use can turn into entrenched social difficulties, immune to coverage and criminal intervention. the writer provides 3 case experiences from New South Wales in Australia and Pennsylvania within the US of clash bearing on coal, coal gasoline and shale fuel improvement. It indicates how clash has escalated in every one case, exploring entry to justice in land use choice making approaches from the viewpoint of the groups on the middle of those disputes. Weaknesses in modern coverage and regulatory frameworks, together with useless possibilities for public participation and a scarcity of neighborhood popularity in land use selection making procedures, are explored.


The publication concludes with an exam of attainable procedural and institutional reforms to enhance entry to environmental justice and higher deal with circumstances of land use clash. total, the amount hyperlinks the philosophies of environmental justice with wealthy case research findings, delivering readers extra perception into either the speculation and perform of land use determination making.

Show description

Read or Download Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict: The governance of mineral and gas resource development (Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management) PDF

Best environmental & natural resources law books

Saving the Tropical Forests (Natural Resource Management Set)

The destruction of the tropical woodland is without doubt one of the significant difficulties of our time. monstrous parts are swiftly turning into wastelands which aid just a couple of tricky weeds, probably a few farm animals, and the farms allowed to the negative. This e-book presents a imaginative and prescient of wish: in Latin the USA. Africa. And South East Asia, growing to be numbers of individuals are constructing strategies particularly designed to advertise the clever use and maintenance of final woodland lands.

International Environmental Law, Policy, and Ethics

This moment variation of overseas Environmental legislation, coverage, and Ethics revises and expands this groundbreaking examine into the query of why the surroundings is secure within the overseas area. this question is never requested since it is thought that every member of the foreign neighborhood desires to in attaining an analogous ends.

Superfund Deskbook (Environmental Law Institute)

Superfund legislation and coverage stay a dynamic region of legislations. New U. S. splendid court docket judgements and ongoing debate over even if CERCLA particularly allocates the prices of toxins sign the necessity for a revised textual content of the Superfund Deskbook that examines CERCLA because it exists at the present time. during this moment version of the Superfund Deskbook, a workforce of best specialists from Arnold & Porter LLP just do that.

Clean Water Handbook

Thoroughly up to date to seize all new revisions and new features of the legislations, the recent fresh Water instruction manual offers environmental execs with a complete roadmap to the necessities, felony interpretations, and significant problems with water pollutants regulate legislations. Written from a criminal viewpoint yet meant as a pragmatic source, this guide includes either the criminal textual content of the fresh Water Act and the professional interpretation environmental execs have to comprehend what their businesses' duties are and the way they could satisfy them.

Additional resources for Environmental Justice and Land Use Conflict: The governance of mineral and gas resource development (Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.65 of 5 – based on 11 votes