24630 - Land, Enviromental and Governance Law

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  • Teacher Stefano Colombari

  • Credits 6

  • SSD IUS/10

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Natural Sciences (cod. 8016)

SDGs

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Clean water and sanitation Sustainable cities Responsible consumption and production Climate Action

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

Basic references about environmental law and about the institutional set-up of competences.

Course contents

PART ONE

THE REFERENCE FRAMEWORK
Overview of the legal system
Legal sources of environmental law
Administrative measures
The structure of the administrative procedure
The environment as a "legal good"

 

PART TWO

LEVELS OF COMPETENCE

The international level
The European Union level
The national level
Administrative organization: the role of State, Regions and Local Authorities
Environmental associations

 

PART THREE

PROCEDURES
Strategic environmental assessment

Assessment for special areas of conservation  

Environmental impact assessment
Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control
Environmental liability, prevention and remedying of environmental damage
Remediation of contaminated sites
Environmental criminal law (brief outline)

 

PART FOUR

ECONOMIC AND CONSENSUAL INSTRUMENTS
Environmental information
Environmental management systems
Eco-labels
Environmental balance sheets
Green procurement
Agreements

 

PART FIVE

PROTECTION FROM POLLUTION AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Waste management
Water pollution, water protection and management
Soil defence
Landscape and territory protection
Air pollution and climate change
Noise pollution
Electromagnetic pollution


 

Readings/Bibliography

N. Lugaresi, Diritto dell'ambiente, Cedam, 2020, limited to the topics  covered by the course.

or

P. Dell'Anno, Diritto dell'ambiente, Cedam, 2021, limited to the topics covered by the course.

Teaching methods

Lectures with the aid of material referred to practical cases.

Assessment methods

The final exam is oral.

The discussion will focus on the topics related to those outlined in the "Course contents" section, in order to verify the acquisition by students of the knowledge imparted during the course.

Teaching tools

To make more complete study and investigation of the issues discussed during lectures students shall indicate additional teaching materials, in addition to the texts specified above.

Office hours

See the website of Stefano Colombari