Task Type: Individual Project
Deliverable Length: 2–3 pages
Points Possible: 250
As an environmentalist, you are very interested in how economics plays a role in determining how many and what type of environmental laws are passed. There are many environmental laws that are determined by economic conditions.
Choose 1 environmental law to research, and give a detailed description of the law including the following:
· The date the law was passed
· Description of the law
o What are the provisions of the law?
· Background information
o What initiated the law?
o Why was it passed?
· Economic impact generated by the law
o What kinds of costs, fines, or economic benefits are associated with the law? Provide economic data to support this.
· Whether you feel that this particular environmental law has improved the environment or situation