European Review of Private Law

Volume 4 (1996)

Volume 4 (1996) / Issue 2

Barbara Pozzo Zanchetta, 'The liability problem in modern environmental statutes' (1996) 4 European Review of Private Law, Issue 2, pp. 111–144


This article mainly focuses on modern statutes and drafts concerning civil liability for environmental harm. A first part is dedicated to an historical summary of the circumstances which gave birth to the problems concerning the various criteria for assignment of liability; in a second part the laws and the projects that are most representative and pertinent for this inquiry are examined. The article is at the same time an effort to combine the historical-comparative approach with that elaborated by the economic analysis of law.

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