UP543 : Environmental Policy and Planning
Fall 2010

Course Readings Schedule


The following textbooks are required:

The Environmental Planning Handbook, by Tom Daniels and Katherine Daniels, American Planning Association, 2003

Public Policies for Environmental Protection, 2nd edition, Paul R. Portney and Robert N. Stavins, Editors, Resources for the Future, 2000.

Environmental Policy: New Directions for the Twenty-First Century, 7th edition, Norman J. Vig, Michael E. Kraft, editors, 2010.


Week Readings (before Tues.) Tuesday Thursday
8/24 Vig Chaps 1,2 Intro Environ. policy history
8/31 Vig Chaps 3,7 Environ values Science and Policy
9/7 Vig Chap 9, Portney Ch 2 Market principles Evolution of environmental regs
9/14 Portney Chaps 4,6 Air pollution Water pollution
9/21 Portney Chaps 7 Hazardous waste  
9/28 Portney Chap 5,
Vig Chaps 12, 13
Climate change Developing World
10/5 Daniels Chap 3 Water supply  
10/12 Daniels Chaps 4, 5 Water quality Air quality
10/19 Daniels Chaps 6,7 Solid waste Toxics
10/26 Daniels Chap 8   Natural lands
11/2 Daniels Chaps 9,10 Wildlife habitats Wetlands, Memo due
11/9 Daniels Chap 11 Coastal zones  
11/16 Daniels Chaps 16, 17,
Vig Chap 11
Transportation, Energy Urban sustainability
    (BREAK)  
11/30   Presentations Presentations
12/7   Presentations, Memo due