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Developing an appropriate contaminated land regime in China : lessons learned from the US and UK / Xiaobo Zhao.

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Author/Creator:
Zhao, Xiaobo.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxi, 298 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-290) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Status quo of land contamination in China : causes, effects and features
  • The regulatory frameworks to address land contamination in China
  • Contaminated land liability scheme in the US : lessons for China?
  • Contaminated land liability scheme in the UK : general concerns for developing contaminated land liability system in China
  • Contaminated land remediation : legal issues and recommendations for China
  • The role of environmental liability insurance in contaminated land legislation of China : theories and case study
  • Financing mechanisms for contaminated land remediation and redevelopment
  • Conclusion and recommendations.
Summary:
Like all industrialized countries, China has encountered increasing problems with land contamination in recent years. Abandoned mining and manufacturing sites and obsolete industrial complexes, while also creating new polluting industrial enterprises, represent impending environmental threats.
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ISBN:
9783642316142
364231614X

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