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EU AND TRANSNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

CODE 98068
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 5 cfu during the 1st year of 10720 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (LM-35) - GENOVA
  • 5 cfu during the 2nd year of 10720 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (LM-35) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR IUS/14
    LANGUAGE English
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 1° Semester
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    OVERVIEW

    The course starts with a general part that will give to the student the tools to a better comprehension of the environmental law and its sources. In the second part of the course concerns the environmental administrative procedures and the special environmental legislation. The link between the general and the special part will provide a complete knowledge in order to apply the notions learned also to concrete cases.

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Provide critical analysis of principles, rules and current trends and concerns of European Union and international environmental law.

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    The course aims to provide the necessary tools in order to understand the characteristics of environmental law, with particular attention to the main principles (e.g.: "polluter pays principle", "precautionary principle", "prevention principle"), to the assessments discipline ( EIA, EIS etc) and environmental authorizations (IPPC, PAUR etc.) and to the special disciplines for protection and management of environmental resources.

    TEACHING METHODS

    English face-to-face lessons (if allowed by the sanitary provisions), otherwise online; in any case, with power point support, discussion of concrete cases and analysis of leading law cases.

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    - Introduction to the European and international Environmental law;

    - main principles;

    - EIA, EIS;

    - environmental authorizations;

    - waste management;

    - pollution regulation (water, aitmosphere, electromagnetic, sound, hazardous substances);

    - protection of the marine environment;

    - environmental liability and remediation of contaminated sites.

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    The main materials will be provided by the teacher during the course therefore the attendance is recommended.

    In addition or alternative:

    P. Thieffry, Handbook of European Environmental Law, èditions  Bruylant, Bruxelles, 2019.

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    CLAUDIO VIVANI (President)

    GIOVANNI BESIO

    NICOLETTA TAMBRONI (President Substitute)

    LESSONS

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam, face-to-face if allowed by the sanitary provisions or online.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Working students and students with SLD, disability or other special educational needs certification are advised to contact the teacher at the beginning of the course to agree on teaching and examination methods that, in compliance with the teaching objectives, take account of individual learning methods.