Bog Standards: Contesting Conservation Value at a Public Inquiry

  • Steven Yearley


Decisions about the environment get made in a wide variety of ways. Some are made by consumers, others by companies, and many large ones by governments and regulatory agencies. Lots of decisions pass without comment, without even being noticed. But a few become explicitly debated. Some become the focus of highly public controversies (as in the case of the Brent Spar, see Chapter 9) while others are handled through officially sanctioned mechanisms for the resolution of disputes. The case study that forms the focus for this chapter is an example of this last category.1


Public Inquiry Great Britain Intact Surface Special Scientific Interest Pool System 
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© Steven Yearley 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Steven Yearley
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  1. 1.University of YorkUK

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