This book offers the most up to date and comprehensive overview yet published of the European Community legal mechanisms and rules concerning the relationship between the establishment of the Single European Market and the development of international European and domestic environmental law. The author outlines the legal mechanisms of the EC Treaty and shows how they seek to create a balance between economic and environmental interests. Part
one elaborates on the EC Treaty's principles governing the relationship bewteen the Single European Market and domestic environmental policy instruments. Besides the rules governing the free movement of
goods (Articles 9, 12, 30-36), including the rules applicable to environmental taces (Article 95), it gives an overview of the EC's policies in the fields of green-state aids (Articles 92 etc) and competeition policies. Part two looks in detail at the harmonization of European environment related policy both for the creation of the Common/Single European Market and the development of a genuine European Environmental policy. It also looks closely at related areas such as
agriculture, transport, the common commercial policy, external relations and the all important area of international environmental treaties.