University of Pittsburgh
Term: Spring Term 2013-14 (2144)
Catalog Number: 5038
Class Number: 21165
Room: LAW 113.
Class Schedule:
  • M 9:30 am -12:20 pm
  • Instructor: David R. Overstreet
    Type: Lecture
    Credits: 3.0 Credits
    Priority: General Enrollment Course

    Course Description from Course Catalog 5038

    Additional Info

    The focus will be on the resources of the Appalachian Basin, including coal, wind and natural gas. Topics will include: the distinction between monopoly-based and competition-based regulation; the unique challenges to renewable energy development; the interplay of local, state and federal jurisdiction over issues like siting, licensing and permitting; and issues currently facing Marcellus Shale development.


    The final exam will be take-home. There may also be a take-home midterm assignment or a group presentation.

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