Module code: LLMP 5210
The module examines the law relating to the pollution of the atmosphere. The topics covered include: common law liabilities for atmospheric pollution; stationary sources of atmospheric pollution; the statutory nuisance regime as it applies to emissions of fumes etc; the Clean Air legislation, in particular the prohibition on the emission of dark smoke, chimney heights and smoke control areas; Air Quality Management; development control; environmental permitting; alternative control models, in particular tax incentives and emissions trading schemes both at the domestic and EU levels.
Contact hours per student per year
- Tutorials: 3 hours (optional)