Class Blog - All students will be added to the blog within a week so that you may post and comment on posts.
Text: Environmental Law: Conceptual & Functional Approach 2e (Aspen Casebook)
EPA Environmental Law Glossary, Abbreviations & Acronyms - HTML PDF (Environmental law is packed with acronyms. This is a good place to look them up.)
I reserve the right to add or subtract points based on class performance. We will use the Moodle forum for this class. (If that does not work well, I will set up a blog.) You should check this page the night before each class for any breaking news.
I will post specific assignments as we through the course. Most will be from the text, but we will also look at other materials. If you want to read ahead, the plan for the course is to go all the way through the book.
Environmental law in the news
Chapter 2 to page 49.
EPA - Climate change in the past
Private Nuisance - Public Nuisance
Finish Chapter 2
Rereversing the River - Attack of the Killer Carp
AEPC - Complaint
Chapter 3 to p. 96
Finish Chapter 3. Chapter 4 through to B. THE GOALS OF SOME OF THE MAJOR FEDERAL ENVIRONMENTAL STATUTES, p. 114.
Finish Chapter 4, read Chapter 5 through p. 134.
Read to p. 167
Read to 198.
Read to 244
Read to 271
Finish Chapter 8
Chapter 10 to p. 350 - read closely, this is dense and important material, very applicable to LA. We may get into the next cases in chapter 10 but we will not finish the chapter as originally scheduled.
Finish Chapter 10.
Finish Chapter 10 - discussion of recycling
Finish Chapter 12
Chapter 13 to 465. This gets hard, read closely.
Finish Chapter 13.
Chapter 14 to 526.
Finish Chapter 14.
See blog. ( Hidden Costs of Energy: Unpriced Consequences of Energy Production and Use - Read the Summary, Chapter 1, and Chapter 7. )
I have also sent you the file by email.
Chapter 15. You need to read this, but we will discuss it generally rather than in detail.
Chapter 18 to page 665.
Finish Chapter 18.
Capstone/review session. slides
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