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An Interactive History of the Clean Air Act

An Interactive History of the Clean Air Act
  • Author : Jonathan M Davidson
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 December 2011
  • ISBN : 0123914507
  • Pages : 162 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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The Clean Air Act of 1970 set out for the United States a basic, yet ambitious, objective to reduce pollution to levels that protect health and welfare. The Act set out state and federal regulations to limit emissions and the Environmental Protection Agency was established to help enforce the regulations. The Act has since had several amendments, notably in 1977 and 1990, and has successfully helped to increase air quality. This book reviews the history of the Clean Air Act of 1970 including the political, business, and scientific elements that went into establishing the Act, emphasizing the importance that scientific evidence played in shaping policy. The analysis then extends to examine the effects of the Act over the past forty years including the Environmental Protection Agency’s evolving role and the role of states and industry in shaping and implementing policy. Finally, the book offers best practices to guide allocation of respective government and industry roles to guide sustainable development. The history and analysis of the Clean Air Act presented in this book illustrates the centrality of scientific analysis and technological capacity in driving environmental policy development. It would be useful for policy makers, environmental scientists, and anyone interested in gaining a clearer understand of the interaction of science and policy. Offers an overview of the 1970 Clean Air Act and its subsequent effects Highlights the relationship between policy and scientific discovery Extracts lessons from the United States to apply to other policy and national contexts


An Interactive History of the Clean Air Act

An Interactive History of the Clean Air Act
  • Author : Jonathan M Davidson,Joseph M Norbeck
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 December 2011
GET THIS BOOKAn Interactive History of the Clean Air Act

The Clean Air Act of 1970 set out for the United States a basic, yet ambitious, objective to reduce pollution to levels that protect health and welfare. The Act set out state and federal regulations to limit emissions and the Environmental Protection Agency was established to help enforce the regulations. The Act has since had several amendments, notably in 1977 and 1990, and has successfully helped to increase air quality. This book reviews the history of the Clean Air Act of 1970 including the

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An Interactive History of the Clean Air Act

An Interactive History of the Clean Air Act
  • Author : Jonathan Davidson,Joseph M. Norbeck
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 May 2022
GET THIS BOOKAn Interactive History of the Clean Air Act

The Clean Air Act of 1970 set out for the United States a basic, yet ambitious, objective to reduce pollution to levels that protect health and welfare. The Act set out state and federal regulations to limit emissions and the Environmental Protection Agency was established to help enforce the regulations. The Act has since had several amendments, notably in 1977 and 1990, and has successfully helped to increase air quality. This book reviews the history of the Clean Air Act of 1970 including the

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Encyclopedia of Politics of the American West

Encyclopedia of Politics of the American West
  • Author : Steven L. Danver
  • Publisher : CQ Press
  • Release : 25 April 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Politics in the American West is an A to Z reference work on the political development of one of America’s most politically distinct, not to mention its fastest growing, region. This work will cover not only the significant events and actors of Western politics, but also deal with key institutional, historical, environmental, and sociopolitical themes and concepts that are important to more fully understanding the politics of the West over the last century.

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Planning in the USA

Planning in the USA
  • Author : J. Barry Cullingworth,Roger Caves
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 05 December 2013
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This extensively revised and updated fourth edition of Planning in the USA continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the policies, theory and practice of planning. Outlining land use, urban planning, and environmental protection policies, this fully illustrated book explains the nature of the planning process and the way in which policy issues are identified, defined, and approached. This full colour edition incorporates new planning legislation and regulations at the state and federal layers of government, updated discussion on current

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Toxic Debt

Toxic Debt
  • Author : Josiah Rector
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release : 17 February 2022
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From the mid-nineteenth until the mid-twentieth century, environmentally unregulated industrial capitalism produced outsized environmental risks for poor and working-class Detroiters, made all the worse for African Americans by housing and job discrimination. Then as the auto industry abandoned Detroit, the banking and real estate industries turned those risks into disasters with predatory loans to African American homebuyers, and to an increasingly indebted city government. Following years of cuts in welfare assistance to poor families and a devastating subprime mortgage meltdown,

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The Great Race

The Great Race
  • Author : Levi Tillemann
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 19 January 2016
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The Great Race recounts the exciting story of a century-long battle among automakers for market share, profit, and technological dominance—and the thrilling race to build the car of the future. The world’s great manufacturing juggernaut—the $3 trillion automotive industry—is in the throes of a revolution. Its future will include cars Henry Ford and Karl Benz could scarcely imagine. They will drive themselves, won’t consume oil, and will come in radical shapes and sizes. But the path

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Under Pressure

Under Pressure
  • Author : Jen Schneider,Steve Schwarze,Peter K. Bsumek,Jennifer Peeples
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 May 2016
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This book examines five rhetorical strategies used by the US coal industry to advance its interests in the face of growing economic and environmental pressures: industrial apocalyptic, corporate ventriloquism, technological shell game, hypocrite’s trap, and energy utopia. The authors argue that these strategies appeal to and reinforce neoliberalism, a discourse and set of practices that privilege market rationality and individual freedom and responsibility above all else. As the coal industry has become the leading target and leverage point for

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Environmental Politics and Policy

Environmental Politics and Policy
  • Author : John McCormick
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 18 October 2017
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This book provides systematic coverage of the key concepts in the study of environmental politics; the evolution of environmental thinking; the national and international actors involved in environmental policy; and a selection of specific environmental problems including their causes, the challenges and results of addressing them to date.

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Ocean and Coastal Resources Law

Ocean and Coastal Resources Law
  • Author : Josh Eagle,Shi-Ling Hsu
  • Publisher : Aspen Publishers
  • Release : 13 September 2019
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Now with substantial coverage of Ocean Law by new co-author Shi-Ling Hsu, Ocean and Coastal Resources Law, Third Edition, provides an interdisciplinary approach that combines cases and materials with key sources from science, economics, and business. Ocean and Coastal Resources Law prepares students for practice as lawyers in a variety of fields, such as: conservation and marine protection, coastal land use, real estate, development, and work in state regulatory agencies. New to the Third Edition: New co-author Shi-Ling Hsu and

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Technical Career Survival Handbook

Technical Career Survival Handbook
  • Author : Peter Y. Burke
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 November 2016
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Technical Career Survival Handbook: 100 Things You Need To Know provides the information needed to survive a technical career, enabling prospective technical career candidates and those currently in technical careers to explore all technical education possibilities, industries, disciplines, and specialties. This handbook better equips the reader to deal with the tough situations and decisions they have to make throughout their career. Topics include preparing for the workforce, employment challenges, and dealing with on the job situations. This book is a practical

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Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications
  • Author : United States. Superintendent of Documents
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 01 November 1979
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February issue includes Appendix entitled Directory of United States Government periodicals and subscription publications; September issue includes List of depository libraries; June and December issues include semiannual index

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Environmental Regulation

Environmental Regulation
  • Author : Robert V. Percival,Christopher H. Schroeder
  • Publisher : Aspen Publishers
  • Release : 16 May 1996
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Look for important coverage of the most current issues in Environmental Law -- environmental enforcement, risk assessment, reinventing regulation, federalism, and environmental justice - in the second edition of Percival, Miller, Schroeder, and Leape's highly successful ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION: Law, Science, and Policy. The book offers balanced coverage of air, water, and toxics, with additional emphasis on key topics like waste management, public resources, and international environmental law. Key changes to this Second Edition include: new chapter on environmental enforcement, including

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