EVS 392 - Environmental Policy and Sustainability (3)

Pre- or corequisite: PSI 101 .
A study of the challenges and processes involved in developing, implementing, and evaluating environmental policy as well as the impact of policy on sustainability efforts including energy, transportation, waste disposal, and natural resources. Study will include examination of the National Environmental Policy Act, Energy Policy and Conservation Act, Clean Water and Clean Air Acts and the Endangered Species Act. International agreements that address topics such as air and water quality, climate change, and biodiversity will also be discussed. Upon completion, students will demonstrate an understanding of how environmental policies are developed, the impact of these policies, and the interrelationships between environmental policy, sustainability, and science. 

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