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The Lisbon Treaty And Its Consequences For Rural Development And Sustainable Tourism: A Case Study Of Romania, Francesco Sindico 2009 University of Strathclyde

The Lisbon Treaty And Its Consequences For Rural Development And Sustainable Tourism: A Case Study Of Romania, Francesco Sindico

Francesco Sindico

With the entrance into force of the Lisbon Treaty on 1 December 2009, the European Union (EU) has now more tools to deal with a scenario of 27 Member States with specific regional characteristics and different needs in the fields of rural development and sustainable tourism. An important incentive to sign the Lisbon Treaty on 13 December 2007 was the accession to the EU of twelve Central and European countries in recent years. Romania is one of these States. This country has a huge touristic potential and, at the same time, is one of the poorest EU Member State. Against ...


Science, Politics, Law And The Arc Of The Clean Water Act: The Role Of Assumptions In The Adoption Of A Pollution Control Landmark, Robert L. Glicksman, Matthew R. Batzel 2009 George Washington University Law School

Science, Politics, Law And The Arc Of The Clean Water Act: The Role Of Assumptions In The Adoption Of A Pollution Control Landmark, Robert L. Glicksman, Matthew R. Batzel

Robert L. Glicksman

This article examines the assumptions upon which Congress relied in enacting the 1972 Clean Water Act and the extent to which they have been borne out or belied as the federal and state governments have implemented their statutory responsibilities in the quest to achieve acceptably clean water. It traces the development of federal water pollution control legislation before 1972, highlighting the deficiencies that contributed to the need for a new approach in 1972. It then examines the scientific and technical, political, and legal assumptions that helped shape the 1972 Clean Water Act in an effort to determine whether the failure ...


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