E002: Statutes and Regulations
This course contains five modules which analyze current federal and state laws and their applications in environmental public health. Major federal laws and environmental regulatory agencies are covered. For state law, Alabama's code will be examined. Students for this class who are not practicing environmental health in Alabama should identify a person (or persons) in their own practice locations who can provide information on their state and local environmental laws.
Academic Faculty/Staff, Federal Government Employees, State Government Employees, Local Government Employees, Non-Government Employees and Students
- Discuss the source and nature of federal legal authority for environmental health
- Discuss some of the components of state legal authority, in general, with emphasis on the legislative and judicial branches of state government
- Provide brief summaries of environmental health enforcement remedies
- List and summarize the major points in clean air (indoor and outdoor) legislation
- List and summarize the major points in the Clean Water and Safe Drinking Water legislation
- Name and describe at least four other environmental health laws
David S. Maxey, JD
David S. Maxey is a partner with Spain & Gillon. Mr. Maxey practices commercial bankruptcy law, both debtor and creditor, environmental law, health law, labor and employment law and governmental law. Mr. Maxey has served as general counsel for the Jefferson County Board of Health since 1993 and was appointed deputy attorney general for the State of Alabama Plumbers and Gas Fitters Examining Board in 1995.
Mr. Maxey was born in Birmingham, Alabama, and received his B.A. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1976, and his J.D. from the Birmingham School of Law in 1982. He is a member of the American Bar Association (section member of Environment, Energy and Resources; Health Law; and Labor and Employment Law). He is also a member of the Alabama State Bar, the Birmingham Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute and Health Care Compliance Association.
Mr. Maxey is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Maxey achieved an AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell.
- 3.00 Participation/CETulane Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) awards 3.00 hour(s) of credit for completing E002: Statutes and Regulations
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