271 sec. 001 - Environmental Law & Policy (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Holly Doremus (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Grading Designation: Graded
Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
Mode of Instruction: Remote Instruction
MTuTh 10:00 AM - 11:10 AM
From August 17, 2020
To November 30, 2020
Course End: November 30, 2020
Class Number: 32486
Enroll Limit: 60
As of: 12/07 09:41 AM
This introductory course will explore fundamental legal and policy issues in environmental law. We will focus on challenges to using law to address threats to the environment and legal strategies to address environmental degradation, including the common law, “command-and-control” regulation, market-based instruments and information generation and disclosure. We will study many of the major federal environmental statutes - the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Air Act; the Clean Water Act; the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act; and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act. We will also introduce cross-cutting issues such as risk regulation, environmental federalism, and environmental enforcement.
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A reader will be used in this class.
Instructor has indicated that no books will be assigned.