LGST 3350 Environmental Law and Policy

(B) Bachelors
(SS) Coll of Arts, Hum & Social Sci
(SHPS) CAHS - History & Political Sci
3 credits

This course analyzes environmental quality in terms of law and policy. Specific public policy issues are surveyed to develop alternative approaches for dealing with ecological problems and for illustrating the power of public opinion. This course also provides an understanding of the norms and institutions that comprise national and international environmental law. Specific topics considered include air pollution and protection of the atmosphere, hazardous waste, endangered species, the global commons, and laws of the sea. Statutes, regulations, and judicial decisions are emphasized to provide an overall analysis of environmental law. Prerequisite: COMP 2000, COMP 2010, or COMP 2020 or COMP 2000H. Frequency: Every Winter. (Description Last Updated: Fall 2016 (201720))

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain key features of national and international environmental law.
  2. Explain how the law can be used to regulate the use of and protect the environment.
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