ENR 2040 Environmental Regulatory Agencies

This course introduces the primary federal and state agencies that regulate energy industry activities impacting natural resources in Wyoming. Foundational review of governmental structure and Wyoming land ownership will be followed by detailing the identity, roles and respective responsibilities and authority of the primary environmental regulatory agencies in Wyoming. Agencies discussed include the Environmental Protection Agency, Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Bureau of Land Management, Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, and others. Agency knowledge will be applied to Wyoming case studies. (1 lect.)


1 credits

Transfer Status

Transferable to UW.