Law and the Environment 2011
Law and the Environment conference 2011
The Law and the Environment conference was held on Thursday, 7th April at University College Cork. This annual event, now in its 9th year, caters to a wide range of professionals, including the legal professions, policy-makers, regulators, environmental interest groups, local authorities, environmental consultants, industry, and environmental service providers. It provides an opportunity for the dissemination of information on the latest legislative and judicial developments, research results and evolving best practice in the areas of Environmental Law, Planning Law and Natural Resources Law. It also provides a truly unique forum for the exchange of ideas among key figures and stakeholders on all sides of the environmental protection debate.
This year’s conference included specialist sessions on such areas as Nature Conservation / Biodiversity Law, Developments in Irish Planning Law, Access to Environmental Justice, Contemporary Issues in EU Environmental Law, and Current Issues in Irish Environmental Law and Policy.
Papers are available below
3rd Annual Postgraduate Research Symposium on Environmental Law
The 3rd Annual Postgraduate Research Symposium on Environmental Law took place in University College Cork on 6th April, 2011, in the Boole 3 Lecture Theatre, UCC.
Dr Owen McIntyre “Appropriate Assessment” under Article 6(3) of the Habitats D “Appropriate Assessment” under Article 6(3) of the Habitats Directive (Paper)
Dr Owen McIntyre “Appropriate Assessment” under Article 6(3) of the Habitats D “Appropriate Assessment” under Article 6(3) of the Habitats Directive (Presentation)
Mr. Tom Flynn B.L., Law Library, Dublin: “Appropriate Assessment – Obligations u “Appropriate Assessment – Obligations under Irish Law”
"How strict is the protection of protected species under Article 12 of the Habitats Directive?"
“Developments in Waste Management Law”
Pictured above: Dr Ronan Long, Dr Suzanne Kingston, Ms Finola McCarthy, Ms Margaret Gray, Dr Owen McIntyre.
Mr. Ronan Kennedy, School of Law, National University of Ireland, Galway "Climate Change Law and Policy after Cancun"
Ms. Margaret Austin, Eugene F. Collins, Solicitors, Dublin “Developments in Irish Planning Law: Planning and Development (Amendment) Act 2010”
A Q & A session with Ms Alison Fanagan ALGoodbody Solicitors Dublin, Mr Conor Linehan William Fry Solicitors Dublin, Mr Ronán Kennedy School of Law,National University of Ireland Galway
Dr. Ronan Long, School of Law, National University of Ireland, Galway “European Law Reform and Marine Scientific Research”
Ms. Finola McCarthy, Ronan Daly Jermyn Solicitors, Cork “Regulation of flood management: implementation of the Floods Directive”
Mr Tony Lowes Friends of the Irish Environment: “Do the Chickens Come Home to Roost?: Can eNGOs seize opportunities to effect change through ECJ Environmental judgments against Ireland?”
Dr. Áine Ryall Access to Environmental Justice: Pulling the Threads Together.