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POL 206 - Politics and the Environment: An Urban Perspective

Course Description: This course will focus on how politics and environmental concerns manifest themselves in an urban setting. A history of legislation such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, NY State Environmental Quality Act, Noise and Air Space Regulations will be reviewed and applied to New York City. Confronting the environmental problems that downtown New York faces in relationship to the aftermath of 9/11/01 will also be a topic of analysis. This course will be jointly offered to students in the Environmental Studies major so that a team approach can be developed in analyzing public policy and the environmental consequences of decision-making and non decision-making.

Course Rotation: NY: Fall, PL: Fall and Spring.


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Political Science Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate