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Document ID (ISN)65587
CIS number 95-2198
ISBN(s) 0-421-50920-1
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Tromans S., Turrall-Clarke R.
Title Contaminated land
Bibliographic information Sweet & Maxwell Ltd., South Quay Plaza, 183 Marsh Wall, London E14 9FT, United Kingdom, 1994. xlix, 668p. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 85.00.
Abstract This manual addresses the legal problems presented by land subject to contamination in the United Kingdom. Contents: definition of contaminated land; causes and consequences of contamination; examples of problems; policy approaches; liability; sources of information for assessing the possible contamination of land; land investigation and appraisal; preventive mechanisms; water pollution; land clean-up; planning and building controls; funding of land reclamation; use of consultants; property transactions; corporate transactions and insolvency; contaminated land legislation in other countries; recommendations.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; legislation; contamination
Descriptors (secondary) manuals; waste disposal; criminal liability; water pollution; pollution control
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Criminal liability in OSH