Course description

This course provides a working knowledge of relevant environmental legislation at the federal, provincial, and municipal levels as related to indoor environments. Emphasis will be placed on the application of environmental laws and regulations to actual situations encountered by consultants, planners, municipalities, industry and contractors.The course studies the relevance of environmental legislation to issues including indoor air and waste quality, solid and hazardous waste management, emergency planning, spills, and noise. The course will provide an understanding of the environmental approval processes and requirements, enforcement, penalties, liabilities, and reporting requirements. Case studies will be used extensively to demonstrate the application of environmental legislation.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2024 registration opens March 11, 2024. Fall 2024 registration opens July 22, 2024.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery