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Description : As the public and scientific outcry over environmental pollution has intensified over the years, politicians have responded by creating more legislation designed to protect the environment. This legislation has been aimed largely at business and industry. This course on Environmental Legislation and Policy presents an overview of the most relevant environmental legislation that you need to be informed about before writing or evaluating your organisation's environmental policy. It provides you with an overview of the development of statutory environmental law in the UK, and concludes with examining the rationale behind environmental policy development, what a policy should contain and how it should be communicated. Program : The UK Legislative System 1.1 Statute law and common law 1.2 Criminal law and civil law 1.3 Statutory nuisance 1.4 The influence of European law Environmental Law 2.1 The development of environmental law 2.2 Environmental Protection Act 1990 2.3 Environment Act 1995 2.4 Waste legislation 2.5 Water legislation 2.6 Air legislation 2.7 Noise nuisance 2.8 Planning and conservation 2.9 Health and safety legislation 2.10 Register of environmental legislation Environmental Policy 3.1 What is an environmental policy? 3.2 Producing and evaluating an environmental policy 3.3 Communicating the policy. Appendix 1: Amerada Hess's environmental policy statement. Appendix 2: Unilever's environmental policy statement Assessment Method After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course. What's Included All study materials Study Guide Full Tutor and Admin support The course fee. includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to ?30.00). What is NCFE NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach. NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland. Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.

Description : As the public and scientific outcry over environmental pollution has intensified over the years, politicians have responded by creating more legislation designed to protect the environment. This legislation has been aimed largely at business and industry. This course on Environmental Legislation and Policy presents an overview of the most relevant environmental legislation that you...

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