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  • 47:04 13. Vehicle Emissions And Public Transit

    13. Vehicle Emissions And Public Transit

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The lecture discusses developments in air quality monitoring and regulation in the United States, with an emphasis ...

  • 45:36 22. Past And Future Of Nuclear Power

    22. Past And Future Of Nuclear Power

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The lecture begins a discussion of present and future energy demands and the ways in which we invest in different f...

  • 42:49 4. Nuclear Secrecy And Ecology

    4. Nuclear Secrecy And Ecology

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The United States government employed a variety of approaches to protect citizens from danger, including public edu...

  • 52:03 14. The Quiet Revolution In Plastics

    14. The Quiet Revolution In Plastics

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) Plastics are omnipresent but minimally understood and regulated in the United States. The lecture focuses on the da...

  • 46:42 3. Nuclear Experiments

    3. Nuclear Experiments

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) To illustrate the linkages among national security, secrecy, and environmental quality, Professor Wargo describes t...

  • 43:15 18. Property Rights And Public Lands Management

    18. Property Rights And Public Lands Management

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The lecture centers on public lands management and the effect of property rights on sustainable resource management...

  • 50:02 24. Reflection And Lessons

    24. Reflection And Lessons

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The final lecture reviews topics discussed in previous lectures by imagining an ideal society. Professor Wargo talk...

  • 43:41 15. The Tobacco Paradigm

    15. The Tobacco Paradigm

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The lecture explores the development of scientific proof of the harm that tobacco poses to human health and the leg...

  • 45:49 11. Safety Claims And Free Speech: Preemption And Defamation

    11. Safety Claims And Free Speech: Preemption And Defamation

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) This lecture presents three cases: Bates v. Dow, a lawsuit brought by peanut growers against the producers of a pes...

  • 48:23 6. Marine Food-Chains: Mercury

    6. Marine Food-Chains: Mercury

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The military's use of the Puerto Rican island of Vieques as a training site is discussed to highlight the challenge...

  • 51:40 5. Preparing For War: NEPA

    5. Preparing For War: NEPA

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) During this session, Professor Wargo stresses the importance of considering the persistence of pollutants in the en...

  • 49:35 9. Risk And Law: Pesticide Paradigm

    9. Risk And Law: Pesticide Paradigm

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The lecture charts the evolution of pesticide regulation in the United States. The evolution of the management and ...

  • 45:14 12. Air Quality Law: Margins Of Safety

    12. Air Quality Law: Margins Of Safety

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The lecture describes the Clean Air Act and the way the federal government measures air quality as well as improvem...

  • 48:11 10. Safe Drinking Water: Science And Law

    10. Safe Drinking Water: Science And Law

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The lecture reviews water law in the United States, and highlights challenges inherent in regulating water quality....

  • 50:24 19. Land Use Law And Property Rights

    19. Land Use Law And Property Rights

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The lecture addresses the issue of takings and when the government has the right to seize private property for the ...

  • 47:41 17. Land Use And Conservation Law: The Adirondack History

    17. Land Use And Conservation Law: The Adirondack History

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) By reviewing the conservation history of the Adirondack Park, this lecture examines strategies to manage land use a...

  • 49:00 8. Chemically Dependent Agriculture

    8. Chemically Dependent Agriculture

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The change from smaller, more diverse farms to larger single-crop farms in the US has led to greater reliance on pe...

  • 47:20 16. Evolution Of Tobacco Law

    16. Evolution Of Tobacco Law

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) This lecture continues the previous class's discussion of tobacco law. In this class, Professor Wargo highlights th...

  • 45:02 1. Introduction To The Course

    1. Introduction To The Course

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) Professor John Wargo introduces the central question of the course, "Can law shape a sustainable future for ten bil...

  • 50:21 2. Principles&Strategies In Environmental Law

    2. Principles&Strategies In Environmental Law

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The United States' fragmented, piecemeal approach to environmental law is presented through the cases that led to t...

  • 49:58 21. Certification: Design And Green Architecture

    21. Certification: Design And Green Architecture

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The lecture critiques the U.S. Green Building Council's (USGBC) certification system, LEED (Leadership in Energy an...

  • 49:34 23. Renewable Energy Policies

    23. Renewable Energy Policies

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The lecture discusses the various factors affecting the expansion of the U.S. renewable energy portfolio, as well a...

  • 43:43 20. Managing Coastal Resources In An Era Of Climate Change

    20. Managing Coastal Resources In An Era Of Climate Change

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) The lecture reviews the legal and economic strategies that can be used to manage coastal development. Over half of ...

  • 48:16 7. Site Restoration Law

    7. Site Restoration Law

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    Environmental Politics and Law (EVST 255) This lecture covers site restoration law by looking at the US Navy's use of the island of Vieques as weapons testin...

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