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Quick Overview to Environmental Law

Environmental Law

Environmental law background

Environmental laws are enacted in order to protect the environment. The laws may differ internationally and even within states, but all environmental laws are meant to encourage responsible practices by businesses which have an impact on the environment.

International environmental law

International environmental law is often impacted by the research findings of the environmental law institute. The institute publishes their findings so that businesses can prosper, while treating the environment with respect. They often release impact studies ion damage to the environment caused by businesses, but they also release research findings that indicate the best solutions.

Environmental remediation

Environmental remediation is the process by which contaminants are removed from the environment. Pollutants may be removed from waterways, land and soil. The process is usually conducted by professionals that handle sensitive environmental issues.

National park

The national park system was implemented to protect lad from development. There are many protected species that live in national parks and the protected land often allows endangered species to thrive. The national park system is also in place so that everyone can enjoy nature, while protecting the fragile ecosystem.

Environmental justice

Environmental justice is the idea that everyone has the rights to enjoy the environment around them. This can include nature and structures. In fact, environmental justice includes access to learning, playing and living in ones surrounding environment.

Logging

Logging is the process by which trees are removed from the forest in order to be used for wood products. There are much more strict laws in place which are meant to prevent irresponsible logging practices.

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