PLE 815 Facility Siting and Env. Risk Assessment

This course examines the problem of siting risk-generating facilities (power plants, waste storage facilities) in the environment and explores current approaches in dealing with risk in environment planning. It explores theory and practice of siting facilities, and assesses the role that risk assessment plays in the siting process. The course compares regional benefits with local environmental risks and examines the difference between objective and perceived risks. It reviews methods of risk analysis and assessment, and current practice in risk management. Lect: 3 hrs. Course Weight: 1.00 Billing Units: 1

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