San Diego Law Review

Library of Congress Authority File


Document Type

Pacific Ram / Law of the Sea


In this Article, Mr. Feeley, provides an introduction to the Taiwanese environmental regulatory scheme emerging from Taiwan's unique circumstances (economic influence and ecological crises) and the potential economic impact that may result. The author reviews the development of the centuries-old colony into an independent and powerful state. He then provides an overview of the specific environmental laws, regulations and policies already in place and previews those being developed. Lastly, he discusses potential economic effects of the new environmental scheme. In conclusion, the author envisions the shrewd commercial acumen and diligence which fueled Taiwan's rise in the world market as a catalyst for much needed environmental reforms.