1.What elements must be present in an environmental impact statement issued by the EPA?
2.What constitutes false and deceptive practices under the Federal Trade Commission Act? What actions may the commission take where a problem exists?
3.What exemptions, if any, apply to the Freedom of Information Act? Who, if anyone, may review an agency’s refusal to disclose information?
4.What procedures must be followed in order for a federal administrative agency to create a substantive rule? Must all proposed rules have a trial-like procedure to present evidence in support or against proposed rules?
5.What is the purpose of the Government in the Sunshine Act? When might the act not apply?
6.What constitutes a nonattainment area concerning environmental pollution? What classifications exist for such nonattainment area?
7.How do wetlands differ from land proper? Who regulates the use and classification of wetlands?
8. The Department of Homeland Security, created in 2002, created the second largest government agency in the country (second only to the Department of Defense). The creation of this agency was highly controversial in the United States Congress for two primary reasons. First, the cost of administration of the new agency immediately created a new, huge financial obligation of the government that did not exist previously and, secondly, the new agency became an “umbrella” agency that managed twenty-two previously autonomous agencies already assigned the basic mission directives of security within the United States. Are these alleged criticisms valid, or did a new need exist?