Environmental Safety and Protection (2 Units)
Major issues and public policy in environmental protection. Managerial problems associated with the prevention, mitigation and cleanup of environmental problems. Governmental involvement and regulation and emerging trends as they influence decision-making in the public and private sector. Physical, political, legal, economic and technological factors that help shape and constrain environmental protection policy. Rules that govern the management of hazardous and other solid wastes, including industrial, household and livestock wastes. Requirements governing solid waste generation, storage transportation, processing, treatment and disposal as well as the closure and remediation requirements for livestock waste sites. The course will also examine the relationship between federal and state rules as they apply to the management of waste and enforcement issues to waste management.