Write a research paper on a major environmental law (e.g., RCRA, CERCLA, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, TSCA, FIFRA, Energy Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, or any other that you would consider major). Your paper should discuss the following:

  • why the law was enacted
  • controversies pertaining to the act
  • how the act has affected you
  • at least one lawsuit related to the act
  • how the act has affected the economy
  • how the act has impacted the environment

Your paper should be written in APA style and at least five pages in length. The total number of pages does not include the cover or reference page. A minimum of five references is required. Use of the CSU Online Library’s GreenFILE database is encouraged for finding references.

Note: Wikipedia is not an acceptable reference.