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CHEMENG 60Q

Environmental Regulation and Policy

  • autumn

3 units

Letter (ABCD/NP)

Preference to sophomores. How environmental policy is formulated in the U.S. How and what type of scientific research is incorporated into decisions. How to determine acceptable risk, the public's right to know of chemical hazards, waste disposal and clean manufacturing, brownfield redevelopment, and new source review regulations. The proper use of science and engineering including media presentation and misrepresentation, public scientific and technical literacy, and emotional reactions. Alternative models to formulation of environmental policy. Political and economic forces, and stakeholder discussions.

Fulfills

  • GER:DB-EngrAppSci

  • WAY-AQR

Sections

autumn
  • ISS

    • Thursday 3:00:00 PM - 5:50:00 PM with Shari Libicki

      Introductory Seminar. Preference to sophomores; first-year students admitted if space available. Advance sign-up process and deadlines at http://introsems.stanford.edu This will be held in Shriram Center Room SB33 on Thursdays from 3:00pm-5:30pm.

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