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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
GET THIS BOOKAn Interactive History of the Clean Air Act

Summary:
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




Ocean and Coastal Resources Law

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  • Author : Josh Eagle,Shi-Ling Hsu
  • Publisher : Aspen Publishers
  • Release : 13 September 2019
GET THIS BOOKOcean and Coastal Resources Law

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





Mastering U. S. History and Government

Mastering U. S. History and Government
  • Author : James Killoran,Stuart Zimmer,Mark Jarrett
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 01 December 1995
GET THIS BOOKMastering U. S. History and Government

This book not only teaches you about the history, culture, and government of our nation, but also gives you a framework to help you master almost any examination question about U.S. history and government. This is an interactive textbook. (It) challenges you to think about an apply what you have read, every step of the way. You must express your opinions, review your understanding of the material, give your reactions, and analyze important events and issues. -p. iv.






Environmental Regulation

Environmental Regulation
  • Author : Robert V. Percival
  • Publisher : Aspen Publishers
  • Release : 03 March 1996
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Regulation

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