The Government’s Role in Protecting the Environment

Purpose:  Students will be able evaluate policy relating to the environment
Skills:  The purpose of this assignment is to help you practice skills that will be essential as you progress through your academic and professional careers:

Use key components to writing an effective persuasive essay.
Utilize internet research skills to support viewpoint.

Knowledge:  This assignment will help you become familiar with the following concepts:

Command-and-control regulation
Market-oriented environmental tools

Task:  For this assignment, you are asked to:

Write a 2-3 page persuasive essay using the APA format that will evaluate government’s role in protecting the environment.
Must use a minimum of 2 outside sources.
Must attach Microsoft Word document.

Criteria for Success:  Students will be evaluated in three areas (introduction, body, and conclusion).  Rubric will be attached to assignment.