Environmental Law and Regulation

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3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC*. This course will address both the substantive and procedural aspects of environmental law and regulation. It will include discussion of the common law grounding of environmental law, as well as analysis of several federal environmental laws, and their state counterparts. It will address the interactions of federal, state, and local law and regulation as they pertain to environmental compliance and enforcement , and will attempt to apply those laws in a practical way to case studies. Coverage may include aspects of the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Air Act, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, the Resources Conservation and Recovery Act, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, and other pertinent federal, state, and local laws. Satisfies administrative law requirement.

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