First Part. General aspects about environmental law and administration.
Unit 1. Environmental law: budgets, megaprinciples, functional postulates.
Unit 2. Environmental administration.
Unit 3. General techniques for environmental protection.
Second part: Specific protection for the three large natural elements (water, air, soil) and other specific sectors.
Unit 4. Protection of continental waters.
I. Continental waters in general.
II. Ground waters.
III. Urban wastewater.
Unit 5. Protection of marine waters.
I. Marine pollution dynamics.
II. International agreements: resolutions for international law.
III. European regulations.
IV. Spanish legislation.
Unit 6. International standards of atmospheric pollution.
I. A complex problem.
II. Protecting the ozone layer.
III. Greenhouse effect.
IV. Acid rain.
Unit 7. General protection of European and Spanish law concerning atmospheric pollution:
I. Inmission levels.
II. Declaration of polluted areas and emergencies.
III. Emission standards according to emitting sources.
Unit 8. Soil.
II. Legal protection of soil by land management and urban legislation.
III. Soil protection by environmental law in its own sense.
IV. Specific strategies.
V. Fire protection and forest restoration.
Unit 9. Protection against noise.
I. Noise pollution within the environmental protection framework.
II. Legal recourses for fighting against noise.
Unit 10. Protection against waste production.
I. Concept and classes of waste for the purposes of legal regulation.
II. Administrative competences.
III. Waste management strategy.
IV. Urban waste.
V. Dangerous waste.
VI. Containers and waste containers.
Unit 11. Protection against ionizing radiation.
I. Radioecological prevention.
II. Establishment of nuclear facilities.
Third part: Global legal institutions for environmental protection.
Unit 12. Protected natural spaces, landscape conservation, fire protection, and forest restoration.
I. Legal system of protected natural spaces.
II. Ecologically-sensitive spaces and autonomous communities.
III. Conserving landscapes.
Unit 13. Environmental impact assessment.
I. Concept and introduction. Activities subject to environmental impact assessments.
II. Complete procedure.
III. Contents of environmental impact studies.
IV. Environmental impact declaration.
Unit 14. Prevention and integrated control of pollution.
II. Basic foundations of the system concerning single authorization.
Unit 15. Ecolabel.
I. Environmental distinctions.
II. European ecolabel system.
III. Fixing product categories and ecological criteria.
IV. Label characteristics and concession procedures.
Unit 16. Environmental audit.
I. European system for promoting adoption by businesses of comparable environmental policy.
II. System features and mechanisms.
Unit 17. Rights of access to environmental information.
II. Object of the information. Limits and exclusions.
III. Subjects.V. Procedural regulations.