Part I of this Article traces the emergence of the principle of subsidiarity in the Community legal order, with some special reference to the environment. Part II analyzes the three paragraphs of Article 3b, again with particular emphasis on the environment. This Article concludes that “subsidiarity” will not stand in the way of the further development of Community environmental policy along the lines that it has been following so far.
The Principle of Subsidiarity and the Environment in the European Union: Keeping the Balance of Federalism,
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