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Center for Sustainable Systems Teaching Resources

The Center for Sustainable Systems has created several sets of teaching resources that can be used to support education surrounding sustainability concepts. These outlines and PowerPoints were created with a post secondary education audience in mind. Read More

Environmental Politics and Law (Yale Open Courseware)

Can law change human behavior to be less environmentally damaging? Law will be examined through case histories including: environmental effects of national security, pesticides, air pollution, consumer products, plastics, parks and protected area management, land use, urban growth and sprawl, public/private transit, drinking water standards, food safety, and hazardous site restoration in this free online class. In each case we will review the structure of law and evaluate its strengths and weaknesses. Read More

On the Environment: A Podcast Series From the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy

On the Environment is a podcast series hosted by Center staff and students to better document the visits from visionaries in the field and to invite the larger community into the conversation about key issues in environmental science, law and policy making. Read More

California Air Pollution Control Laws 2003 Bluebook

The California Environmental Protection Agency provides links to yearly editions of the laws. Read More

Plain English Guide To The Clean Air Act.

The Environmental Protection Agency Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards lists problems caused by air pollution, discusses the sources of air pollution and requirements of the Clean Air Act. Provides a glossary of technical terms and lists common Read More


ECOLEX provides comprehensive information on international environmental law and national environmental law from various countries. Read More

Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy

The Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy is directed toward international themes on environmental issues. Various publications are available through this web site. Read More

Safe Drinking Water Act

Environmental Protection Agency Office of Water provides information about standards, amendments, assessment, history & trends concerning the Safe Drinking Water Act. Includes a chronological table of Statutory Requirements and related deadlines. Read More

Environmental Management Systems: An Implementation Guide for Small and Medium-Sized Organizations

A guide to the use of environmental management systems. Read More

Land Use Law

An overview of laws pertaining to land use. Links to information about federal, state and local regulations pertaining to land use. Read More


EERL's mission is to be the best possible online collection of environmental and energy sustainability resources for community college educators and for their students. The resources are also available for practitioners and the public.


EERL is a product of a community college-based National Science Foundation Center, the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), and its partners.

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