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Environmental Law

Core Texts

Consolidated Laws and Annotations

Environmental Offenses

Policy and Regulation

  • Boyd, David R. Unnatural Law: Rethinking Canadian Environmental Law and Policy. Vancouver: UBC Press, 2003.
  • Brubaker, Elizabeth. Greener Pastures: Decentralizing the Regulation of Agricultural Pollution. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.
  • Carter-Whitney, Maureen. Environmental Regulation in Canada. Markham, Ont.: LexisNexis Canada, 2008–


  • Atlas of International Freshwater Agreements. Nairobi, Kenya: United Nations Environment Programme, 2002.
  • Cullet, Philippe, et al., eds. Water Law for the Twenty-First Century: National and International Aspects of Water Law Reform in India. New York: Routledge, 2010.
  • Dellapenna, Joseph W. & Gupta, Joyeeta, eds. The Evolution of the Law and Politics of Water. Dordrecht: Springer, 2009.
  • Developmental Law Service, FAO Legal Office. Sources of International Water Law. Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 1998.
  • Fisher, Douglas. The Law and Governance of Water Resources: The Challenge of Sustainability. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2009.
  • McIntyre, Owen. Environmental Protection of International Watercourses under International Law. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007.
  • Teclaff, Ludwik A. & Utton, Albert E., eds. International Groundwater Law. New York: Oceana Publications, 1981.

Other Useful Texts

  • Berger, Stanley David & Saxe, Dianne. Key Developments in Environmental Law. Aurora, Ont.: Canada Law Book, 2015.
  • Pardy, Bruce. Environmental Law: A Guide to Concepts. Toronto: Butterworths, 1996.
  • Tilleman, William A., ed. The Dictionary of Environmental Law and Science. Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications, 1994.
  • Wilson, Paul C., ed. Canadian Environmental Law Guide. Vancouver: STP Specialty Technical Publishers, 1996–


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