Students must both address the Discussion Forum issue(s), as well as comment on the posts of a minimum two of their classmates to adequately complete the assignment. There is no minimum or maximum length as long as all the issues are fully addressed.
Students striving for a superlative grade should go above and beyond the minimum requirements of the assignment.
View the following video before completing this week’s forum.
EPA Criminal Enforcement
Fracking Hell: The Untold Story
Are Fracking and Earthquakes Related?
Do a bit of your own research in addition to the reading and the videos. Describe an example of a business, corporation or other organization committing a crime against the environment. What was the damage? What was the punishment? How do we balance the need for energy with keeping the environment, citizens and communities safe and healthy?