Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


PAL-209 - Environmental Law (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: PAL101
This course is an introduction to the Environmental Amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution and its administrative agency the Department of Environmental Resources and its interactions with federal law and the Environmental Protection Agency. The student acquires; a working knowledge of how regulations insure compliance with laws requiring clean streams, sewage facilities, wetlands, water resources, air pollution control, solid waste management, hazardous sites cleanup, storage tanks and other spill prevention, mining regulation, oil and gas regulation, and protections from radiation and other hazardous situations.


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