Course Description

LAWS 7512
Advanced Environmental Law: Air Pollution
General Description:
Provides an in-depth examination of efforts to regulate air pollution in the United States under the Clean Air Act. Covers key provisions of the Act, the basic approach of cooperative federalism, the role of science and risk assessment in establishing health-based standards, the implications of instrument choice and regulatory design on innovation and economic growth, the development of 'first generation' climate policies under the act, and new approaches to compliance and enforcement.

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