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PLS3037 Environmental Law

Course Description

This is a survey course that will give students a broad, practical understanding of some important Federal and State environmental statutes and case law.  The course is designed to introduce students to the fascinating variety of important environmental challenges addressed by environmental laws, the difficult policy issues surrounding environmental problems and the legal complexities of environmental regulatory and administrative schemes.  The course will explore the practical considerations in regulating air and water usage and its impact on human life and animal life and the roles of the government, business owners and private citizens in accomplishing the goals of the Legislature.

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