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Environmental and Natural Resource Regulation

Environmental and Natural Resource Regulation generally concerns laws related to how and when farming and other land use activities impact ecosystem processes and the health of soil, air, water in a manner detrimental to wildlife and people.

This is a broad area of law that includes legislation, regulations on their application and enforcement, and judicial decisions interpreting their scope and permissible impact and limitations on human commerce.

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Photo of Robert Branan, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionRobert BrananExtension Assistant Professor (Agricultural and Environmental Law) (919) 515-4670 rabrana2@ncsu.eduAgricultural & Resource Economics
NC State Extension, NC State University
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