Navigating the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) |
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was the first major environmental law enacted in the United States, requiring Federal agencies to evaluate the environmental impacts of their proposed actions prior to making decisions. Both scorned and praised, familiarity with NEPA is must-know territory for any environmental lawyer. This class will leave you with a solid understanding of NEPA regulations and caselaw, categorical exclusions, environmental assessments and environmental impact statements, public involvement and public comment, interaction with other environmental laws and processes, recent and far-reaching streamlining efforts, how to write a NEPA document, and advice for working with Federal land management agencies.
Credit Hours: 2
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)