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Summer 2017 Course Information
Environmental Law

Course Description
Introduction to regulatory theory, externalities and market failures, definition of key regulations affecting agribusiness, overview of local government law, and delineation of environmental laws relating to agriculture. Current environmental issues are related to statutory, administrative, and regulatory authorities.

Terrence Centner
Office: 706-542-0756

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Environmental Law and the Protection of People (revised first edition, Cognella Inc. 2016)
Terence J. Centner

Course Access
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Exam Proctor

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Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.


Students must be available for 5 Tuesdays for synchronous (live) classes/exams 4:30-6:30 pm, EDST. Two required synchronous classes at 5 pm on Tuesdays 5/9, 5/23. Three required online exams at 5 pm on Tuesdays 6/6, 6/27, 7/25.

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