Environmental Law Topics Seminar

Credits: 2.00

Prerequisite or Corequisite: Environmental Law

Students participate in an analysis of legal, administrative and political responses to protect the environment, secure public health, enhance the quality of life and preserve essential resources. Topics include conservation, aesthetics, population (aged and health), land use planning, housing and construction, transportation, occupational conditions, air and water pollution, pollution from noise, solid waste and chemicals. Topics are reviewed by traditional and evolving approaches with particular emphasis on federal, state and local government action. The interrelation between controlling the environment and technology is stressed. A substantial paper must be submitted during the semester.