Routledge research in energy law and regulation.
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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Table of Contents Preface Abbreviations List of cases List of Instruments List of Statutes Chapter 1 Nuclear Energy in Context Chapter 2 Theoretical Relationship between International Nuclear Energy Law and Environmental Law
Chapter 3 Nuclear Accidents and their Environmental Effects
Chapter 4 Management of Nuclear Wastes
Chapter 5 Legal Regime on Safety and Security of Nuclear Installations
Chapter 6 Decommissioning of Nuclear Installations Chapter 7 Legal Regime on Third Party Nuclear Liability
Chapter 8 Notification, Emergency Preparedness and Response to Nuclear Accident Chapter 9 Institutional Framework on Regulation of Nuclear Energy
Chapter 10 Legislative Trends on Nuclear Energy and Environment in Selected Countries Chapter 11 Review of Regulatory Responses to Fukushima Incident Concluding Remarks Bibliography Index