Jan 23, 2019  
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GEOL 451 - Regulatory Issues in Environmental Geology

Credits: (3)
Instructional Method: Three hours lecture.
Prerequisites: GEOL 474  (Hydrogeology); and either senior standing or permission of the instructor.
Investigates the societal and regulatory framework within which much of the professional practice of environmental geology occurs. The relevant current and developing legislation will be addressed, along with the roles of federal, state, and municipal authorities in promulgation of the law. Class discussions and assignments will emphasize the functions of the practicing professional geologist in the various research, regulatory, and consulting roles related to environmental regulation.



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