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Africa: EHS Trends and Future Developments

Sep 27th, 2011 | By
Africa: EHS Trends and Future Developments

This article is the second in a two-part series analyzing environmental, health, and safety (EHS) laws and regulations in Africa. The first installment, Africa: Strengthening the EHS Regulatory Framework, identified three important factors that are contributing to EHS improvements in African countries: pressure to modernize EHS regulatory frameworks caused by increased foreign investment; desire for
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Africa: Strengthening the EHS Regulatory Framework

Jun 14th, 2011 | By
Africa: Strengthening the EHS Regulatory Framework

  This article is the first in a two-part series analyzing environmental, health, and safety (EHS) laws and regulations in Africa. This installment identifies potential causes of recent improvements in the EHS regulatory frameworks in African countries.  The second article analyzes recent EHS trends in Africa and predicts future developments.  Recent Changes in EHS Regulations
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India: Environmental Liability and Contamination Regulations

Mar 6th, 2011 | By
India: Environmental Liability and Contamination Regulations

Despite the absence of a concise environmental regulatory framework with respect to soil and groundwater contamination in India, progress in protecting the environment has been made through application and expansion of existing environmental laws, use of proactive concepts including the polluter pays principle and the precautionary principle, and aggressive use of public interest litigation (PIL).
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Mexico: Environmental Due Diligence and the Mexican Waste Law

Nov 13th, 2010 | By
Mexico: Environmental Due Diligence and the Mexican Waste Law

Mexico’s General Law for Prevention and Integral Management of Wastes (the Mexican Waste Law) has had profound legal and financial consequences for property owners, buyers and tennants. Anyone with a vested interest in property ownership or management in Mexico should read this article about the new property liability requirements and associated impact on environmental due diligence. Some of the most noteworthy differences between the new and old regulations include […]