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Types of Environmental Regulation

Types of Environmental Regulation

Learn about the concept of risk, the risk-based approach to regulation, and the feasibility approach to regulation.

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Environmental regulation is the combination of many fields of study, including law, science, economics, and technology. In this lesson, you’ll learn about the concept of risk, the risk-based approach to regulation, and the feasibility approach to regulation.

Risk

The goal of environmental regulation is to minimize environmental risk. To understand how to minimize risk, you first need to understand the concept of risk. Risk can be expressed in a mathematical equation as the likelihood of an...