PADM 5730

PADM 5730

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

This course focuses on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Clean Air Act (CAA), and the Clean Water Act (CWA) as a foundation for US environmental policy. We will explore these major environmental policies in the US as a basis of comparison and then apply those mechanism domestically or internationally to address climate change and improve other environmental conditions.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (HA-HE, SBA-HE)

Outcomes
  • Students will describe effective mitigation, developing alternatives to proposed projects, and cumulative impacts in compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
  • Students will analyze if and to what capacity three other countries have developed major cross-cutting national environmental policy.
  • Students will describe the roles that different international and domestic institutions are playing in implementing a national environmental policy.
  • Students will draft an original research paper as a comparison between NEPA and opportunities for environmental regulation in another country or to gain better understanding and proficiency in using NEPA as a tool.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Seven Week - First. 

  • 1.5 Credits Graded

  • 16951PADM 5730  SEM 101