The Chernobyl Accident: A Case Study in International Law Regulating State Responsibility for Transboundary Nuclear Pollution

40 Pages Posted: 3 Nov 2012

Date Written: 1987

Abstract

This international law case study, by Professor Linda Malone, explores the Chernobyl Accident and regulating state responsibility for the incident. The accident occurred at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in 1986. This accident is of importance because it brought to light the domestic failure to protect against damage to the global environment.

Keywords: international law, environmental law

Suggested Citation

Malone, Linda A., The Chernobyl Accident: A Case Study in International Law Regulating State Responsibility for Transboundary Nuclear Pollution (1987). Columbia Journal of Environmental Law Vol. 12, No. 203. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2168420

Linda A. Malone (Contact Author)

William & Mary Law School ( email )

South Henry Street
P.O. Box 8795
Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795
United States

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