Linda Krop

Linda Krop
Continuing Lecturer in Environmental Studies

Office Location

Bren 4015
(Winter/Spring)

Specialization

Environmental Law, Environmental Policy and Litigation

Chief Counsel for the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) in Santa Barbara

Education

  • B.A., Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara College of Law

Bio

Linda Krop attended UCSB as an undergraduate, graduating in 1979 with a major in Psychology and a Minor in Coaching. After earning a J.D. and working at the Environmental Defense Center, she began guest lecturing in the Environmental Studies Program and other departments. She taught Environmental Law classes at the Santa Barbara College of Law and UCSB Extension before becoming an Instructor in the E.S. Program in 2006. She currently teaches Principles of Environmental Law and Planning and Zoning Law. She also supervises UCSB students who intern with the Environmental Defense Center.

Publications

Land Use and Planning Law (state and local laws relating to planning and permitting) How States Can Affect Federal Deepwater Port LNG Licensing Decisions: A Case Study Involving the Deepwater Port Act and the Coastal Zone Management Act, Golden Gate University Environmental Law Journal, Symposium Edition, Vol. 5, Number 1 (Fall 2011)

Land Use and Planning Law (state and local laws relating to planning and permitting)Defending State’s Rights Under the Coastal Zone Management Act, Sustainable Development Law & Policy, American University Washington College of Law, Vol. VIII, Issue 1 (Fall 2007)

Courses

ES 125A: Introduction to Environmental Law
ES 125B: Land Use and Planning Law