Module Information

Module Identifier
LAM5810
Module Title
Waste Management Law and Policy
Academic Year
2017/2018
Co-ordinator
Semester
Distance Learning
Reading List

Course Delivery

 

Assessment

Assessment Type Assessment length / details Proportion
Semester Assessment Module Assessment  Written Assignment of 5,000 words  100%

Brief description

This module presents students with an introduction to waste management law and policy. It will deal in particular with three aspects. Firstly, it will introduce students to policy initiatives and the legal framework for the promotion of recycling and waste minimisation. Secondly, the legal framework that regulates the actual disposal of waste on land is considered. Thirdly, the public regulatory regime in relation to contaminated land is discussed. This module considers primarily UK waste management law and policy but also takes into account the growing impact of EC law in this field of environmental regulation.


Notes

This module is at CQFW Level 7