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Environmental policy in the 1980s

Reagan"s new agenda

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Published by CQ Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental policy -- United States.,
    • United States -- Economic policy -- 1981-1993.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies.

      Statement[edited by] Norman J. Vig, Michael E. Kraft.
      ContributionsVig, Norman J., Kraft, Michael E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC110.E5 E49865 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 377 p. :
      Number of Pages377
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2840034M
      ISBN 100871873052
      LC Control Number84001868

      The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is one of the shortest laws to exist and is less than 6 pages in length. NEPA was passed by Congress in , signed into law on January 1, by President Richard Nixon and set the stage for environmental policy for the United States (1). Concepts and their role in the evolution of modern environmental policy, with case studies of eleven influential concepts ranging from “environment” to “sustainable consumption.” Concepts are thought categories through which we apprehend the world; they enable, but also constrain, reasoning and debate and serve as building blocks for more elaborate arguments. This book traces the links.

      Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Environmental policy. A systematic evaluation of the implementation of the federal government's environmental justice policies. In the s and s, the U.S. Congress passed a series of laws that were milestones in environmental protection, including the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. But by the s, it was clear that environmental benefits were not evenly distributed and that poor and minority.

      All export rights for this book vest exclusively with The Energy research and policy matters, is required. Environmental sciences have to Act, A nti-pollution: Acts and A. THE “NEW ENVIRONMENTALISM” OF THE S Before the new environmentalism Prior to the s, environmentalism had taken two primary forms: the preservation of wilderness areas and the sustainable conservation of resources (e.g., timber and deer). Political activism was largely aimed at legislation and regulations concerning the consumption of nature.


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Kraft. After an oil well exploded off the California coast inCongress passed the National Environmental Policy Act, a very important law in the history of environmental policy.

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