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The EC Green Paper on Future Noise Policy and its Impact on the United Kingdom

The EC Green Paper on Future Noise Policy and its Impact on the United Kingdom The EC Green Paper om Future Noise Policy and its Impact on a e United Ungdorn This article discusses the recent European Commission Green paper1 on future noise policy and then, after reviewing the current state of United Kingdom noise law, the author goes on to consider possible ways the law could develop in response to the Green Paper. Noise has not featured prominently on the EC agenda to date.2 The legislative attempts made by the Community to deal with noise pollution have consisted, in the " Lecturer in Law, Department of Law, Napier University. Edinburgh. This article is based on a paper presented to the Fifth World Congress on Environmental Health which was held in Stockholm. 5-12 June 1998. The author would like to zxpress his sincere thanks to Professor Tony Prosser of [he University of Glasgow for promptly reading and commenting on an earlier draft of this article. Fillitre ,Voise Policy. COM (96) 540 final. The Second Environmental Action Programme 1974 (COM (76) 646). pp. 67ff devoted a complete Chapter on noise. The noise abatement programme was wide-ranging and fairly ambitious. However. it was never implemented: see House of Lords Select Committee on the European Communities http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Public Law Kluwer Law International

The EC Green Paper on Future Noise Policy and its Impact on the United Kingdom

European Public Law , Volume 5 (1) – Mar 1, 1999

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The EC Green Paper om Future Noise Policy and its Impact on a e United Ungdorn This article discusses the recent European Commission Green paper1 on future noise policy and then, after reviewing the current state of United Kingdom noise law, the author goes on to consider possible ways the law could develop in response to the Green Paper. Noise has not featured prominently on the EC agenda to date.2 The legislative attempts made by the Community to deal with noise pollution have consisted, in the " Lecturer in Law, Department of Law, Napier University. Edinburgh. This article is based on a paper presented to the Fifth World Congress on Environmental Health which was held in Stockholm. 5-12 June 1998. The author would like to zxpress his sincere thanks to Professor Tony Prosser of [he University of Glasgow for promptly reading and commenting on an earlier draft of this article. Fillitre ,Voise Policy. COM (96) 540 final. The Second Environmental Action Programme 1974 (COM (76) 646). pp. 67ff devoted a complete Chapter on noise. The noise abatement programme was wide-ranging and fairly ambitious. However. it was never implemented: see House of Lords Select Committee on the European Communities

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Published: Mar 1, 1999

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