Business and Personal Law
Starting a Business
Use your Internet browser to research environmental laws currently being discussed in your community, your state, or at the federal level. Choose one you are interested in and learn both sides of the issue. Then you will be able to complete the Community Connection activity.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is responsible for protecting human health and the environment. Use the Search box on its Web site to locate the information you need to complete this assignment.
The U.S. Department of Energy's mission is to " advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex." Its Web site has a special link for consumers and another for students.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regulates electricity and natural gas. Use its Web site to find information for your project.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Web site provides information about the licensing, constructing, and opening of nuclear power plants.