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Elisabeth Haub School of Law Faculty Publications

International Law

1988

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Straight Baselines In International Law: A Call For Reconsideration, Gayl S. Westerman Jan 1988

Straight Baselines In International Law: A Call For Reconsideration, Gayl S. Westerman

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Perestroika And Priroda: Environmental Protection In The Ussr, Nicholas A. Robinson Jan 1988

Perestroika And Priroda: Environmental Protection In The Ussr, Nicholas A. Robinson

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Faculty Publications

This article reviews the initial Soviet decisions through 1988, applying perestroika to the problem of protecting priroda. Surveyed here is the scope of the ecological problems in the USSR and traditional responses, followed by an examination of the current Soviet policy to restructure its administrative and legal system for environmental protection. These initial reforms will not all result in a direct or immediate improvement of the Soviet environmental protection regime. For instance, the reforms also are stimulating the Soviet "not in my backyard" (NIMBY) phenomenon, or local opposition to the siting of developments ranging from electrical power plants, to facilities …


The U.S. - U.S.S.R. Agreement To Protect The Environment: 15 Years Of Cooperation, Nicholas A. Robinson Jan 1988

The U.S. - U.S.S.R. Agreement To Protect The Environment: 15 Years Of Cooperation, Nicholas A. Robinson

Elisabeth Haub School of Law Faculty Publications

This Article will discuss the origins and operation of the Environmental Bilateral, its functioning in international law, and its contribution to environmental law in each country.