Natural Resources/Environmental Law of Property & Business

Law 239






This course examines laws governing natural resources and environmental policies associated with private property.  The course will cover the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, wetlands, Ground contamination laws, and federal resource distribution and management laws.

This course is deigned for the person interested in a career in environmental and resource laws, and also provides an overview of environmental issues that come up in land transfer contexts for the student interested in land use law, real estate law, construction, and general business law.

Environmental Law focuses primarily on pollution control laws but overlaps some with natural resources laws through NEPA and the ESA.

Mandatory: None

Suggested pre or corequisite: Administrative Law

J. Monast

UNC School of Law | Van Hecke-Wettach Hall | 160 Ridge Road, CB #3380 | Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380 | 919.962.5106

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