Environmental Enforcement Networks
Show Less

Environmental Enforcement Networks

Concepts, Implementation and Effectiveness

Edited by Michael Faure, Peter De Smedt and An Stas

Compliance and enforcement is a fundamental issue within environmental law. But despite its pertinence, it is an area that has been neglected in academic research. Addressing this gap, this timely book considers the circumstances under which networking can increase the effectiveness of environmental enforcement.
Buy Book in Print
Show Summary Details
You do not have access to this content

Chapter 5: Evaluating and assessing environmental enforcement networks: through use of the network evaluation matrix

Grant Pink and James Lehane


Environmental Enforcement Networks (hereafter EENs or networks) generally have different foci in terms of commodities, sectors and regulated communities. Networks can also be quite specific in terms of the nature of their regulatory, compliance and enforcement activities, initiatives (e.g. undertaking joint inspections or collaborative projects) and responses (whether administrative, civil or criminal in nature) that the EEN undertakes. For the purposes of this chapter, the term environmental enforcement network/s (EEN/s) is used. Equally, environmental compliance and enforcement network/s could have been used as they are both used somewhat interchangeably. Irrespective, both are networks that direct their efforts towards ensuring that environmental laws, regulations and standards are complied with.

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

Elgaronline requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books or journals. Please login through your library system or with your personal username and password on the homepage.

Non-subscribers can freely search the site, view abstracts/ extracts and download selected front matter and introductory chapters for personal use.

Your library may not have purchased all subject areas. If you are authenticated and think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

Further information

or login to access all content.