The Division for Advancement and External Relations  

 
RICHARD E. LASTER,  RESEARCHER OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH & ENVIRONMENTAL LAW 
Status : RETIRED Birth place : RICHMOND, VA
Office Phone: 02-563-5224 Fax: 02-563-3169
E-Mail: richard@laster.co.il
U.R.L: http://law.huji.ac.il/eng/segel.asp?staff_id=96&cat=441&in=441
 
Department Faculty  
GEOGRAPHY FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES Dept. Description
FACULTY OF LAW FACULTY OF LAW Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
J.D. UNIV. OF RICHMOND 1969
LL.M. HARVARD LAW SCHOOL 1970
Dr.Jur. HEBREW UNIV. 1975
 
Academic Position   Year
ADJUNCT PROFESSOR 2005
RESEARCHER 1989
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Chair, Kidron Basin Steering Committee
 
Research Interests
Right-to-know of industrial workers. Asbestos. Mixed exposures to
ionizing radiation and other agents. Nickel cadmium exposures.
Integrated water management. Management of the Dead Sea catchment basin.
Effects of cell phone antennae. Master plan for Kidron River basin.
Master Plan for Yarqon River basin. Bio-diversity. Rainwater harvesting.
 
Research Projects
Low impact development (LID): (completed)
Creating a system for chemical registration in Israel:
Lessons from REACH for safety and health at work.
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
Lessons from REACH the European law for registration of 2014
Environmental Law in Israel. 2nd edition. Kluwer 2012
"Israel." International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Environmental 2012
The river as a community and environmental bridge. 2012
The public's role as a stakeholder in the Yarqon River 2010
Drainage, erosion and streams: The legal and administrative 2010
The Disappearing Dead Sea: Organizational Failure in 2009
Israel: The evolution of water law and policy. In: 2009
Water in the Jewish legal tradition. In: 2009
Cellular antennas: Applying democratic principles with 2007
"Israel." In: 2006
The sound of one hand clapping: Limitations to integrated 2005
Using Indirect Legislation to Protect Agricultural and Open 2005
International and Israeli environmental treaties. In: 2004
The Water Law: All Inclusive, Flowing Water and Irrigation 2004
Water flowing under the law. In: 2004
The Roots of Environmental Law and Administration in Israel. 2003
A review of environmental and occupational exposure to asbestos 2001
Cancer in thirty-nine nuclear industry workers: A preliminary 1997
Cancer in 39 nuclear industry workers: A preliminary report. 1997
Reuse of effluent: Israel as a model. In: 1997
Sources in Environmental Law. Jerusalem, Ministry of the 1997
Chrysotile and crocidolite asbestos in Israel: Uses, exposures 1995
Environmental law in Israel today. In: 1994
Environmental law in Israel. In: 1993
Medical findings in nickel-cadmium battery workers. 1992
Mesothelioma mortality among an Israeli ex-asbestos worker 1992
Exposure of workers to toxic substances and physical hazards: 1992
David and Goliath in development: Small communities versus giant 1992

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