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Fall 2012
5207 Clean Air Act - ANDERSON- 34802

Professor(s): Jed Anderson (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law 

Time: 6:00p-8:00p  WLocation: 119  TU2

Course Outline: The primary goal of this course will be to understand the principles of air quality law as set out in the Federal Clean Air Act and it’s implementing regulations. In addition to Federal statutory and administrative law, the course will focus on State and Local air quality requirements and the implementation of Federal air quality law through these State and Local requirements. Common law claims related to air pollution will also be discussed. Because EPA is in the process of developing additional climate change requirements through the Clean Air Act, the integration of climate change requirements under the Clean Air Act will also be a significant focus of this course.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

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Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments: August 29 – Introduction to the Practice of Air Quality Law
Read: Chapter 1 of Text Book and “EPA’s Plain English Guide to the Clean Air Act” (see http://www.epa.gov/air/caa/peg/peg.pdf).
Review: Table of Contents to Clean Air Act (see http://www.thecre.com/fedlaw/legal14air/contents.htm)

Final Exam Schedule: 12/12 6-8pm  111 TU2    

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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No