Research on Environmental Compliance
By Richard B Macrory, on 29 July 2016
Richard Macrory has been expert adviser and written the guest editorial for the latest thematic issue of the European Commission’s Science for Environmental Policy series. Issue 56 (July 2016) entitled Environmental Compliance Assurance and Combatting Environmental Crime summarizes fourteen recently published research papers from across the world, and covers such topics as the value of emerging networks of enforcement bodies, opportunities for exploiting new technologies to assist detection of regulatory breaches , the use of appropriate sanctions and the added value of a compliance assurance conceptual framework. The work for this issue was coordinated by the Science Communication Unit of the University of the West of England. For a full copy of the Issue see the Science for Environmental Policy web-site.