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John Tucker, LL.M.
Professor, Department Head
Biological and Environmental Sciences
LL.M - Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College
  John-Tucker@utc.edu
  423.425.4341
  423.425.2285
  Holt 215

The Environmental Law and Policy program seeks to research and analyze important environmental law and policy issues. Recent topics of interest include environmental justice and hazardous wastes, air toxics, early action compacts, riparian buffers, and forest law and policy in Tennessee.

Sample Grants/Projects

Chattanooga Creek Hazardous Substance Monitoring Program, funded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency Region IV, Environmental Justice Small Grants Program (2002-2004) (with Dr. Martha Wells, Tennessee Technological University).

Law and Policy Options to Conserve Tennessee's Forests, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2003).

Chattanooga Creek Watershed Pollution Prevention Initiative, funded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency Region IV Environmental Justice Small Grants Program (1998-2000) (with Dr. Martha Wells, Tennessee Technological University).

Legal Approaches to Conserve Biodiversity in River Watersheds, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (1998).

Sustainable Development in Brazil: Empowering Non-Governmental Organizations, funded by the United States Information Agency (1997-98).

Sample Publications

Tucker, J. C. and M. A. Brown. 2009. Comparative Analysis of Pesticide Regulatory Programs in the United States and Brazil. National Ag. Law Center, University of Arkansas School of Law

John C. Tucker, Law and Policy Options to Conserve Tennessee's Forests (in preparation).

John C. Tucker, Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Management in Florida: Obstacles and Opportunities, 13 FORDHAM ENVTL. L. J. 1 (2001).

John C. Tucker, Constitutional Codification of an Environmental Ethic, 52 FLA. L. REV. 299 (2000), reprinted in ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS AND LAW (Robert J. Goldstein, ed. 2004) (included in the series titled THE INTERNATIONAL LIBRARY OF ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND POLICY (Ashgate Publishing Ltd, Aldershot, United Kingdom, ISBN: 0 7546 2313 0).

Richard Hamann and John Tucker, Legal Protection of the Intertidal Marshes of Florida's Gulf Coast, in ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF TIDAL MARSHES: A MODEL FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO 277-308 (St. Lucie Press, ISBN 1-57444-026-8, 1997).

John C. Tucke and Mark A. Brown, Comparative Analysis of Pesticide Regulatory Programs in the United States and Brazil, 18 LOY. L.A. INT'L COMP. L.J. 81 (1995).

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