Ch 27: MTEL Business: Environmental Law

About This Chapter

Take a closer look at environmental law as you prepare to take the MTEL Business assessment. Review short and engaging lessons, then gauge your understanding by taking lesson quizzes.

MTEL Business: Environmental Law - Chapter Summary

You can use this chapter to ensure you have the knowledge needed to answer questions related to environmental law on the MTEL Business assessment. After exploring the lessons, you will be ready to:

  • Define and identify the principles, issues and policy associated with environmental law
  • Share your understanding of the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act
  • Explain incentive-based regulatory approaches
  • Discuss the responsibilities of the Environmental Protection Agency

Watch the lessons in their video format, or read and print transcripts, then add them to your study guide for the exam. If you need additional information about a lesson topic, feel free to submit your questions to our experts.

4 Lessons in Chapter 27: MTEL Business: Environmental Law
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What Is Environmental Law? - Principles, Issues & Policy

1. What Is Environmental Law? - Principles, Issues & Policy

Environmental law refers to the various laws, regulations, and other legal requirements that govern human interactions with the environment. Explore the principles, issues, and policies of environmental law, federal environmental laws and acts, and the significance of the case United States v. Dion.

The Clean Water Act & Safe Drinking Water Act: Legislation for Clean Water

2. The Clean Water Act & Safe Drinking Water Act: Legislation for Clean Water

In the early 1970s, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) passed the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act to regulate water pollution and increase the standards for safe drinking water. Learn about legislation for clean water and how increased regulations provide safe water for Americans.

Incentive-Based Regulatory Approaches: Environmental Taxes & Tradable Permits

3. Incentive-Based Regulatory Approaches: Environmental Taxes & Tradable Permits

Incentive-based regulatory approaches apply benefits to the behavior intended, which increases the motivation to take action. Learn the command, control, and incentive-based regulatory approaches, and the use of environmental taxes, subsidies for pollution control, and tradable permits.

The Environmental Protection Agency: Definition & Responsibilities

4. The Environmental Protection Agency: Definition & Responsibilities

During this lesson, we'll discuss the duties and responsibilities of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. At the end of the lesson, readers will have an understanding of their purpose.

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