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Author Al Faruque, Abdullah.

Title Nuclear Energy Regulation, Risk and the Environment
Published Milton : Routledge, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (215 pages)
Series Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation Ser
Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation Ser
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; List of abbreviations; List of cases; List of international instruments; List of statutes and regulations; 1 Nuclear energy in context; 2 Theoretical relationship between international nuclear law and environmental law; 3 Legal framework on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and denuclearization; 4 Management of nuclear wastes; 5 Legal regime on safety and security of nuclear installations; 6 Decommissioning of nuclear installations; 7 Legal regime on third-party nuclear liability
8 Notification, emergency preparedness and response to nuclear accident9 Institutional framework of regulation of nuclear energy; 10 Legislative trends on nuclear energy in selected countries; 11 Review of regulatory responses to the Fukushima accident; 12 Concluding remarks; Bibliography; Index
Summary Analyzing the impact and benefits of nuclear energy on environment, this book examines nuclear treaties in relation to environmental protection, highlights legal framework on non-proliferation and denuclearization, explores treaties on nuclear safety and nuclear security, discusses legal regimes on management of nuclear wastes, assesses the third-party liability regime and discusses the role of IAEA, EURATOM and NEA in regulating nuclear energy. It explores nuclear energy in the context of climate change and sustainable development. This book also examines the international legal framework on notification, assistance and emergency preparedness in the event of nuclear accidents, considers legal aspects of decommissioning of nuclear power plants and main legislative trends on nuclear energy use in selected countries. It also addresses regulatory responses to nuclear energyin the wake ofthe Fukushima power plant nuclear accident in Japan
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Subject Environmental law.
Liability for nuclear damages.
Nuclear energy -- Law and legislation.
Nuclear facilities -- Law and legislation.
Nuclear industry -- Risk management
Nuclear power plants -- Safety regulations
Radioactive waste disposal -- Law and legislation.
Environmental law.
Liability for nuclear damages.
Nuclear energy -- Law and legislation.
Nuclear facilities -- Law and legislation.
Nuclear power plants -- Safety regulations.
Radioactive waste disposal -- Law and legislation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1351240056
9781351240055