SAMSPELET LAGSTIFTNING/MILJÖADMINISTRATION I KOMMUNALT BESLUTSFATTANDE / The Interaction between Legislation and Environmental Administration in Local Authorities
In this paper the interaction between legislation and municipal administration is focused on the relationship between land use and ground water contamination. In two cases – Vadstena and Kinda – the weak protection of the vulnerable ground water from different land use activities is illustrated. Today the administration is organized for and aimed at handling damages that have happened. Tomorrow the ground water must be paid such attention that land use activities are subordinated the protection of ground water.