Comparative Analysis Of Environmental Laws Of Pakistan And The USA; In Terms Of Legal Framework & Efficacy In Transformation Of Eco-Logical Growth

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Johar Wajahat
Mahrukh Zahir Shah
Asma Zahir
Marzhzar Tarana

Abstract

The study in hand is a comparison of environmental laws and regulations in Pakistan and the United
States. It appraises the aspects in terms of historical evolution, structure, and scope of legal instruments with
reference to environmental glitches. Although there are variances in development stages and governance systems,
both countries have put in place legislation for environmental protection with variations regarding their scope
and inclusiveness. The study reveals that USA has a more extensive legal framework as a result of its long history
of environmental governance through numerous acts dealing with pollution control, biodiversity conservation,
and management of natural resources among other things. On the other hand, Pakistan is in its evolutional stage
to coup with environmental transformations and reforms.
Both the USA and Pakistan comprehend the value of Environmental Impact Assessment and the need for public
input in decision-making, but they differ in how they involve the public. Despite these differences, both countries
aim to evaluate environmental impacts, manage hazardous waste, and protect endangered species. This
comparative study underscores the strengths and weaknesses of both countries’ regulatory structure, providing
perspectives on potential enhancements and the flexibility of environmental statutes to address environmental
challenges. Research in hand provides a detailed understanding of how different legal frameworks work within
their respective environmental pattern.

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Comparative Analysis Of Environmental Laws Of Pakistan And The USA; In Terms Of Legal Framework & Efficacy In Transformation Of Eco-Logical Growth. (2024). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN AND SOCIETY, 4(2), 263-268. https://ijhs.com.pk/index.php/IJHS/article/view/520
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Comparative Analysis Of Environmental Laws Of Pakistan And The USA; In Terms Of Legal Framework & Efficacy In Transformation Of Eco-Logical Growth. (2024). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HUMAN AND SOCIETY, 4(2), 263-268. https://ijhs.com.pk/index.php/IJHS/article/view/520