Environmental Law and Local Government in South Africa (eBook)


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    Edition: 1st Edition
  • Format: eBook
  • ISBN: 9781485118084
  • Extent: 1066 Pages
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  • Category: Environmental Law, Local and Provincial Government

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Environmental Law and Local Government in South Africa is the first work of its kind to extensively analyse South African environmental law and policy for local government. This book meets an important need in the area of environmental management.

This novel collection of theoretical scholarship and real-life examples presents different features of the interface between local government and environmental law. Each chapter is accessible yet detailed enough to be useful.

In the scope of this comprehensive work, 32 authors collectively answer the question: What is the role of local government in moving South Africa towards a sustainable future, considering the dictates and scope of environmental law?

Part 1: The local government sustainability interface

  • An introduction
  • Key elements for municipal action
  • Instrumentation for local environmental governance
  • Municipal integrated development planning
  • Local economic development and pursuit of a green economy

Part 2: The local government environmental law interface - notions and perspectives

  • Environmental rights protected in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa
  • The regulation of environmental pollution
  • Conservation, sustainable use of natural resources and the notion of public trusteeship
  • Environmental law compliance and enforcement
  • Municipal service delivery and the environment
  • Cooperative government and the intergovernmental division of environmental powers and functions

Part 3: Sector-based perspectives

  • Air quality management
  • Solid waste management
  • Water services provision and the protection of water resources
  • Environmental health and municipal public health services
  • Land-use management and planning
  • Soil conservation and land management
  • Hazardous substances management and control
  • Biodiversity
  • Urban ecology
  • Marine and coastal management
  • Heritage resources management
  • Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation and resilience
  • Energy
  • Green building
  • Green procurement

Part 4: Case study showcasing some of the initiatives of one South Africa’s well-resourced municipal champions: The City of Cape Town

Index

  • Administrators and managers in local government
  • Environmental lawyers
  • Environmental practitioners in sustainability, local governance, planning, environmental management and intergovernmental relations
  • Academics in environmental law and science, geographic sciences and students in these areas

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Environmental Law and Local Government in South Africa is the first work of its kind to extensively analyse South African environmental law and policy for local government. This book meets an important need in the area of environmental management.

This novel collection of theoretical scholarship and real-life examples presents different features of the interface between local government and environmental law. Each chapter is accessible yet detailed enough to be useful.

In the scope of this comprehensive work, 32 authors collectively answer the question: What is the role of local government in moving South Africa towards a sustainable future, considering the dictates and scope of environmental law?

Part 1: The local government sustainability interface

  • An introduction
  • Key elements for municipal action
  • Instrumentation for local environmental governance
  • Municipal integrated development planning
  • Local economic development and pursuit of a green economy

Part 2: The local government environmental law interface - notions and perspectives

  • Environmental rights protected in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa
  • The regulation of environmental pollution
  • Conservation, sustainable use of natural resources and the notion of public trusteeship
  • Environmental law compliance and enforcement
  • Municipal service delivery and the environment
  • Cooperative government and the intergovernmental division of environmental powers and functions

Part 3: Sector-based perspectives

  • Air quality management
  • Solid waste management
  • Water services provision and the protection of water resources
  • Environmental health and municipal public health services
  • Land-use management and planning
  • Soil conservation and land management
  • Hazardous substances management and control
  • Biodiversity
  • Urban ecology
  • Marine and coastal management
  • Heritage resources management
  • Disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation and resilience
  • Energy
  • Green building
  • Green procurement

Part 4: Case study showcasing some of the initiatives of one South Africa’s well-resourced municipal champions: The City of Cape Town

Index

  • Administrators and managers in local government
  • Environmental lawyers
  • Environmental practitioners in sustainability, local governance, planning, environmental management and intergovernmental relations
  • Academics in environmental law and science, geographic sciences and students in these areas

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