Fall 2017 • Law 610 • Credits: 3
Instructor: Greg Dotson
This survey course covers two main aspects of environmental law: 1) statutes regulating pollution from private industry and 2) legislation requiring that government agencies consider environmental values in decision making. The class provides an overview of the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, pesticide law, and Equal Access to Justice Act, as well as detailed coverage of NEPA and EIS law. It will be offered every second year, alternating with Environment and Pollution, a more detailed class in pollution law.
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