Energy Law and Regulation

Class Term: 
Spring Term 2013-2014
Catalog Number: 
Class Number: 
21165
Professor(s): 
Type: 
Lecture
Credits: 
3
Priority: 
Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year Priority
Additional Information: 

The focus will be on the resources of the Appalachian Basin, including coal, wind and natural gas. Topics will include: the distinction between monopoly-based and competition-based regulation; the unique challenges to renewable energy development; the interplay of local, state and federal jurisdiction over issues like siting, licensing and permitting; and issues currently facing Marcellus Shale development.

Grading Details: 

The final exam will be take-home. There may also be a take-home midterm assignment or a group presentation.