Dec 12, 2019  
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog

EES 324 - Environmental Protection Law and Policy


A survey of the law and policy of environmental protection in the United States with emphasis on Federal statutes and common law approaches to environmental protection. Material covered will include the basic statutes, the administrative law, the case law of air quality, water quality, hazardous substances and the National Environmental Policy Act. Students will develop an understanding of how the legal process works in the context of specific environmental case studies and will be encouraged through class dialogues and exercises to develop their analytic skills.

General Education Requirements: Population and the Environment

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

Course Typically Offered: Fall

Credits: 3