PWS 375

Policies and Laws of Aquatic Systems

Plant and Wildlife Sciences College of Life Sciences

Course Description

This course provides students an appreciation of how state, federal, and international law relates to aquatic systems and species, sometimes protecting them and sometimes harming them. The course will provide an introduction to water law, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, the public trust doctrine, international water disputes and management, and the Coastal Zone Management Act. It also provides students with a more nuanced understanding of how the National Environmental Policy Act relates to this context

When Taught

Winter Even Years

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3

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