2018-19 Academic Catalog 
    Aug 06, 2020  
2018-19 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CE 48500 - Environmental Law And Public Policy

Prerequisite(s): CE 35400 FOR LEVEL UG WITH MIN. GRADE OF D-

Credit Hours: 3.00. Review and analyze federal and state regulation of air and water pollution and hazardous wastes. Analyze pollution as an economic problem and the failure of markets. Emphasize use of legal mechanisms and alternative approaches (such as economic incentives and voluntary approaches) to control pollution and to encourage chemical accident and pollution prevention. Focus on the major federal legislation, the underlying administrative system, and the common law in analyzing environmental policy, economic consequences, and the role of the courts. Discuss classical pollutants and toxic industrial chemicals, community right-to-know, and environmental justice. Also provides an introduction to basic legal skills.. Typically offered Summer Fall Spring.

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