PARTICIPATION LAWS AND AGENCIES
NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 First major modern environmental act that is
basically a planning and participation-allowing act. NEPA has 3 primary purposes: (1) establish a CEQ
(Council on Environmental Q
Do you feel environmental laws are enough to control our environmental problems? If not, what
else do you recommend? Define the term sustainability
o Environmental laws are poorly regulated and therefore do not control environmental
Overall good for business because of the government support and subsidies. It also influences
What are the benefits to regulatory flexibility for business? For the environment?
o These programs based on significantly changing the mann
There have, and continue to be, two predominant groups relating to how we identify our
relationship with natural resource management (they are preservation or conservation ). Discuss
the differences between preservationists and conservationists. Define t
List and discuss the three major phases of American Environmental History. Provide approximate
dates and the significant characteristics of each phase (events, writings, and persons of each). Do you
think we are moving into a fourth phase? What would def
Briefly discuss the four waves of environmental laws (give dates, name laws, and their intended
purposes)-again, see two page handout on environmental laws.
o 1969-1970: Participatory Laws (NEPA, development of USEPA and CEQ)
o 1970s: Pollution Control/M
Introduction, Environmental History, Business/Environment Interaction, and 4 Shades of Green
Discuss the four different levels of environmental management from within businesses (i.e., 4
different shades of green). Give examples.
o Light Green (or Legal
What are 4 categories (types) of pollution (cumulative vs. non-cumulative, etc.)? Give examples.
Cumulative vs. Non-cumulative
Does pollution accumulate over time or dissipate soon after being emitted?
Noise pollution (non-cumulative)
CASE WRITE-UPS (CASE-BASED ESSAYS)
Your case write-up should be the end product ofyour analysis and thinking, expressed logically
and economically. It should not be a transcript of your analysis and thinking as they evolved.
Your case write-up can be more
Overview of Selected Environmental Laws in the U.S.
This is all of the information you would need to know regarding environmental laws and agencies for the exam.
The "Participation" Laws and Agencies
NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act of
Review Guide for Exam #1-Fall 2016
Tulane (MGMT 4150-21 and 22)
The following topics are a list of the most important issues you need to study for the exam. So, use this as a guide as
you go through all of your notes, my handouts (agendas),
The Economics of
from different Shades of
Green in the Private and
Robert Moreau, PhD
Manager, Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station
Southeastern Louisiana University
and Adjunct at Southeaster
Overview of World and U.S. Environmental
Dr. Robert Moreau
Quote of the Day: with regard to the
environmentWhen we try to pick out
anything by itself, we find it hitched to
everything else in the universe. (John Muir,
Discuss the two or three most important concepts you learned in An Inconvenient Truth.
o Do you think CO2 is a good proxy for temperature (over time, based on the historical
The chart above is a clear indication of how technology and populat
Green and Sustainable Dorm Rooms