ESM303 : ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND POLICIES (2017)

NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA

Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Nnamdi Azikwe Expressway, Jabi, Abuja

FACULTY OF SCIENCES

JULY EXAMINATIONS 2017

 

COURSE CODE: ESM303                                                     TIME: ALLOWED: 2:30mins

COURSE TITLE: ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND POLICIES          CREDIT UNIT: 2

Instructions:   1. Attempt question Number one (1) and any other three (3)

2. Question number 1 is compulsory and carries 25 marks, while the other questions carry equal marks (15) each

3. Present all your points in coherent and orderly manner

1a. What is environmental law (5marks)

1b. Outline on the concepts of environmental law (10 marks)

1c. Environmental Laws in Nigeria started after the Koko toxic waste saga in Delta state.

Discuss (10 marks)

 

2a. Discuss the essentials for the establishment of the National Environmental Standard and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) in Nigeria (10 marks)

2b. What is the dividing line between Federal Environmental Protection Authority (FEPA) and National Environmental Standard and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) (5 marks)

 

3. Discuss the impact of the export of toxic waste to Africa with emphasis on Nigeria (10 marks)

3b What do you understand by the term “toxic waste” (5marks)

 

4. With examples, give a detail account of any two of the following terminologies in environmental law:

a. Conservation (7.5 Marks)

b. Toxic waste (7.5 Marks)

c. Chlorofluorocarbon (7.5 Marks)

d. Environmental pollution (7.5 Marks)

5a. Identify and discuss the varied stages in solid waste management (10 Marks)

5b. What do you understand by the term solid waste management (5marks)

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