environmental science essay
Assignment Name: Unit 5 Individual Project
Deliverable Length: 2–3 pages
As an environmentalist, you are very interested in how economics plays a role in determining how many and what type of environmental laws are passed. There are many environmental laws that are determined by economic conditions.
Choose 1 environmental law to research and give a detailed description of the law including the following:
The date the law was passed
Describe the law; what are the provisions of the law?
Background information: What initiated the law? Why was it passed?
What economic impact was generated by the law? What kinds of costs, fines, or economic benefits are associated with the law? Provide economic data to support this.
Do you feel that this particular environmental law has improved the environment/situation? Why or why not?
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The following grading rubric will be used for this assignment.
Give the exact name of the environmental law.
Provide the date the law was passed.
Provide a description (provisions) of the law..
Background information: What initiated the law? Why it was passed? Provide specific information about the situation.
Economic impact of the law. Provide specific economic data from credible references.
Has the law improved the environment / situation? Provide specific data/ facts from credible references.
APA style research paper .
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Points Possible: 125
Date Due: Sunday, Apr 28, 2013
Apply critical thinking skills to the content of the course
Discuss environmental public policy in relation to current issues
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