Hastings International and Comparative Law Review


Brian C. Smith


Amid a region characterized by urban chaos and environmental neglect, Singapore stands out as an exemplary model of urban environmentalism. Through conscientious planning and comprehensive regulation, Singapore sets the standard for developing nations throughout Southeast Asia and is assuming the role of a regional leader in environmental affairs. Although there are deficiencies with parts of its environmental policy, Singapore is ahead of many of its neighboring countries and offers hope for this environmentally and economically critical region.