Environmental Issues Course Description

HD Video Course -Instructor: Gwyn Besner

Human activity has been impacting the environment for thousands of years. Industrial, chemical, and energy-related waste materials have had an exponential effect on the environment. It has only been in the last 50 years or so that environmental laws have been enacted to protect public health, safety, and welfare, as well as preserving natural resources. These and other issues have made environmental law more and more prevalent in real estate transactions and litigation, as opposing groups seek to contain and re-mediate costs associated with contaminated sites and similar issues.

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ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES SYLLABUS

  1. Industrial Revolution
  2. Energy Consumption
  3. Synthetics
  4. Environmental Revolution
  5. CERCLA
  6. Environmental Site Assessment

Substances and Environmental Risk

Lesson 1
  1. Introduction
  2. Lead
  3. Mold
Lesson 2
  1. Radon
  2. Asbestos
  3. Vermiculite
  4. Petroleum Based Contaminants
  5. Underground Storage Tanks
Lesson 3
  1. Farm Products
  2. Heavy Metals
  3. Formaldehyde
  4. PCBs and PBBs

Brownfield Remediation TC

  1. Examples

Federal and State Laws

  1. CERCLA
  2. RCRA
  3. Toxic Substance Control Act
  4. Clean Air and Water Acts
  5. Safe Drinking Water Act
  6. NREPA
  7. Stigma and Value

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