Alternatives to International Law – Other Means of Promoting National Site Contamination Law

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Abstract

This chapter looks at the alternatives to international law that may be pursued in order to promote better site contamination laws at the national level. Specific options for reforming national laws are considered, such as through the aid policies of lending institutions, international standards, voluntary codes of practice, and a possible model law on site contamination. Examples of some of these options are provided in short case studies, and the advantages and disadvantages of each option are discussed with specific reference to site contamination. A comparative evaluation is then made of all options.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.TanundaAustralia

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