Environment Legislation

Environmental legislation is the collection of laws and regulations pertaining to air quality, water quality, the wilderness, endangered wildlife and other environmental factors. The umbrella of environmental legislation covers many laws and regulations, yet they all work together toward a common goal, which is regulating the interaction between man and the natural world to reduce threats to the environment and increase public health.

  • Waste Management
  • Contaminant Clean-up
  • Chemical Safety
  • Trans-boundary Responsibility
  • Public Participation and Transparency
  • Precautionary Principle
  • Prevention
  • Polluter Pays Principle