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ENVM 6043 Environmental Health Policy (Fall and Spring)


Credits: 3

Course Description:

This course explores the complex and frequently contentious process of environmental policy development and formulation. All levels of government are examined, but the primary focus is at the federal level and the role of the EPA in implementing policy. Topics include: stages of the policy life cycle; the political context of policy formation; economic aspects of environmental regulation; role of the judiciary in policymaking; and, case studies in policy.