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12th International Conference 1996

"Planning Laws: Are they too Severe?"


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Welcoming Address
Mr. Matt Murphy.

Sherkin Island Marine Station Environmental Award 1996.
Presented to Mr. Tony O'Mahony

Opening Address
Mr. Hugh Coveney, T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Finance

"New Zealand's Planning Law - The Resource Management Act"
Mr. Craig Lawson, Manager, Environment Policy Directorate, Ministry for the Environment, Wellington, New Zealand.

"An Taisce and Its Statutory Role"
Prof. Frank Convery, Chairman, An Taisce, Dublin, Ireland.

"Tourism and Development: Need for Order in Planning"
Mr. Paddy D'Arcy, County Manager, Kerry County Council, Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland.

"UK Planning Laws"
Mr. John Ballard, Director of Planning, Land Use, Department of the Environment, London, UK.

"The UK Planning System - An Environmental Perspective"
Mr. Tony Burton, Head of Planning and Natural Resources, The Council for the Protection of Rural England, London, UK.

"The Responsibility of Local Authorities in Planning"
Ms. Mary Moylan, Principal Officer, Planning and Land Section, Department of the Environment, Dublin, Ireland.

"The International between Canada's Municipal, Provincial and Federal Governments in Planning"
Mr. W. A. Coulter, Director - Atlantic Region, Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Nova Scotia, Canada.

"Planning Appeals: Role of An Bord Pleanála"
Mr. John Carroll, Chief Officer, An Bord Pleanála, Dublin, Ireland.

"Waste Management Planning - An EPA Perspective"
Ms. Ann Butler, Direcotr, Environmental Management & Planning Division, Environmental Protection Agency, Wexford, Ireland.

"Can Industry Prosper under the Present Planning Laws?"
Dr. Mary Kelly, Environmental Executive, IBEC (Irish Business and Employers Confederation), Dublin, Ireland.

"Planning and Industrial Development in the United States - The Impact"
Mr. Edward J. Sullivan, Preston Gates & Ellis, Attorneys, Portland, Oregon, USA.

"The Implications of Low Lying or Eroding Shore for Coastal Planning"
Mr. Ian Townsend, ABP Research Consultancy Ltd., Southampton, UK.

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