Write an essay consisting of at least 500 words addressing all of the following topics (a through e):
a. Our textbook discusses the tragedy of the commons on page 118. Find an additional reference (not Wikipedia), and summarize this concept as it relates to environmental protection.
b. Explain the concept of tort law. How did its weaknesses lead to NEPA (pronounced nee-pah) in 1970?
c. Contrast the roles of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the U.S. EPA.
d. How is an Environmental Assessment different from an Environmental Impact Statement?
e. Find an environmental impact statement on the Internet. How many pages is it? Briefly describe the reason it was written and one item in it that you found interesting.
You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations. Must be in APA format.
Kubasek, N. K., & Silverman, G. S. (2014). Environmental law (8th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall