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This course provides an introduction to federal environmental laws. Topics include common law, toxic torts, federalism, statutory law, regulatory strategies, private property and takings, public trust and international environmental law. Federal environmental laws include National Environmental Policy Act; Clean Air Act; Clean Water Act; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act. Regulatory strategies, such as technology based standards, road block statute, harm based standards and pollution trading are examined.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: