An Interactive History of the Clean Air Act

An Interactive History of the Clean Air Act
Author: Jonathan Davidson,Joseph M. Norbeck
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 153
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 0124160352
ISBN 13: 9780124160354
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

An Interactive History of the Clean Air Act Book Review:

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

Encyclopedia of Politics of the American West

Encyclopedia of Politics of the American West
Author: Steven L. Danver
Publsiher: CQ Press
Total Pages: 888
Release: 2013-04-25
ISBN 10: 1506354912
ISBN 13: 9781506354910
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Politics of the American West Book Review:

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.

Planning in the USA

Planning in the USA
Author: J. Barry Cullingworth,Roger Caves
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 522
Release: 2013-12-05
ISBN 10: 1136456910
ISBN 13: 9781136456916
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Planning in the USA Book Review:

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 economic issues, and examples of local ordinances in a variety of planning areas. Key updates include: a new chapter on planning and sustainability; a new discussion on the role of foundations and giving to communities; a discussion regarding the aftermath of Katrina in New Orleans; a discussion on deindustrialization and shrinking cities; a discussion on digital billboards; a discussion on recent comprehensive planning efforts; a discussion on land banking; a discussion unfunded mandates; a discussion on community character; a companion website with multiple choice and fill the blank questions, and ‘test yourself’ glossary terms. This book gives a detailed account of urbanization in the United States and reveals the problematic nature and limitations of the planning process, the fallibility of experts, and the difficulties facing policy-makers in their search for solutions. Planning in the USA is an essential book for students, planners and all who are concerned with the nature of contemporary urban and environmental problems.

The Great Race

The Great Race
Author: Levi Tillemann
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2016-01-19
ISBN 10: 1476773505
ISBN 13: 9781476773506
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Great Race Book Review:

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 to that future is fraught. The top contenders are two traditional manufacturing giants, the US and Japan, and a newcomer, China. Team America has a powerful and little-known weapon in its arsenal: a small group of technology buffs and regulators from California. The story of why and how these men and women could shape the future—how you move, how you work, how you live on Earth—is an unexpected tale filled with unforgettable characters: a scorned chemistry professor, a South African visionary who went for broke, an ambitious Chinese ex-pat, a quixotic Japanese nuclear engineer, and a string of billion-dollar wagers by governments and corporations. “To explain the scramble for the next-generation auto—and the roles played in that race by governments, auto makers, venture capitalists, environmentalists, and private inventors—comes Levi Tillemann’s The Great Race…Mr. Tillemann seems ideally cast to guide us through the big ideas percolating in the world’s far-flung workshops and labs” (The Wall Street Journal). His account is incisive and riveting, explaining how America bounced back in this global contest and what it will take to command the industrial future.

Under Pressure

Under Pressure
Author: Jen Schneider,Steve Schwarze,Peter K. Bsumek,Jennifer Peeples
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 189
Release: 2016-05-10
ISBN 10: 1137533153
ISBN 13: 9781137533159
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Under Pressure Book Review:

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 those seeking more aggressive action to mitigate climate change, their corporate advocacy may foreshadow rhetorical strategies available to other fossil fuel industries as they manage similar economic and cultural shifts. The authors’ analysis of coal’s corporate advocacy also identifies contradictions and points of vulnerability in the organized resistance to climate action as well as the larger ideological formation of neoliberalism.

A legislative history of the Clean air act amendments of 1977

A legislative history of the Clean air act amendments of 1977
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1979
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015077940677
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Losing Earth

Losing Earth
Author: Nathaniel Rich
Publsiher: Picador
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2020-03-05
ISBN 10: 9781529015843
ISBN 13: 1529015847
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Losing Earth Book Review:

By 1979, we knew all that we know now about the science of climate change - what was happening, why it was happening, and how to stop it. Over the next ten years, we had the very real opportunity to stop it. Obviously, we failed.Nathaniel Rich's groundbreaking account of that failure - and how tantalizingly close we came to signing binding treaties that would have saved us all before the fossil fuels industry and politicians committed to anti-scientific denialism - is already a journalistic blockbuster, a full issue of the New York Times Magazine that has earned favorable comparisons to Rachel Carson's Silent Spring and John Hersey's Hiroshima. Rich has become an instant, in-demand expert and speaker. A major movie deal is already in place. It is the story, perhaps, that can shift the conversation.In the book Losing Earth, Rich is able to provide more of the context for what did - and didn't - happen in the 1980s and, more important, is able to carry the story fully into the present day and wrestle with what those past failures mean for us in 2019. It is not just an agonizing revelation of historical missed opportunities, but a clear-eyed and eloquent assessment of how we got to now, and what we can and must do before it's truly too late.

Technical Career Survival Handbook

Technical Career Survival Handbook
Author: Peter Y. Burke
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2016-11-09
ISBN 10: 012809611X
ISBN 13: 9780128096116
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technical Career Survival Handbook Book Review:

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 guidebook for scientists, engineers, and technicians who apply the principles of science and mathematics to develop practical solutions to technical problems. Offers insights on how to pursue and navigate a technical career Discusses job searches, interviews, offers, and counteroffers Includes day-to-day, in the trenches, job situations that may arise and best practices on how to address them

Environmental Regulation

Environmental Regulation
Author: Robert V. Percival
Publsiher: Aspen Publishers
Total Pages: 1465
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015039932465
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Regulation Book Review:

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 criminal enforcement, citizen suits, and enforcement against government entities comprehensive discussion of the implications of proposals for fundamental changes in environmental law and regulatory policy enhanced coverage of the Clean Air Act new cases and problems improved discussion of policy themes The excellent pedagogy features: rewritten and improved problems and questions superb charts and diagrams 'Pathfinder' research guides that help students find the often unconventional sources of information extensive glossary of environmental terms and acronyms With Teacher's Manual n Web site: www.law.umab.edu/courses/environment

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2002
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: WISC:89085732451
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Monthly Catalog of United States Government Publications Book Review:

A legislative history of the Clean air act amendments of 1977

A legislative history of the Clean air act amendments of 1977
Author: Library of Congress. Environmental Policy Division
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1979
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: MINN:31951P006790086
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A legislative history of the Clean air act amendments of 1977 Book Review:

Monthly Catalogue United States Public Documents

Monthly Catalogue  United States Public Documents
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1979
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UIUC:30112063912668
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Monthly Catalogue United States Public Documents Book Review:

Timetables of History for Students of Methodism

Timetables of History for Students of Methodism
Author: Rex D. Matthews
Publsiher: Abingdon Press
Total Pages: 276
Release: 2007-06-01
ISBN 10: 1426764596
ISBN 13: 9781426764592
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Timetables of History for Students of Methodism Book Review:

Winner of the 2007 Saddlebag Selection Award from the Historical Society of The United Methodist Church as “the best book published during the year on the history, biography, polity or theology of United Methodism or its predecessors.” Understanding history rests largely on a grasp of two things: sequence and context. Know which events came earlier and which later, and you’ve gone a long way toward understanding influence and causation. Know what was going on in the wider world at the same time a historical event occurred, and you’ll better grasp the meaning and significance of that event for the people who experienced it. Yet even with the best history textbooks students have difficulty in gaining an immediate sense of sequence and context. Hence the purpose of this book: To lay out the most important events in the history of the Wesleyan/Methodist movement, to show them in their proper order, and to include the most important occurrences taking place on the national and international stages at the same time. Matthews presents his material in an easy to comprehend and visually appealing layout, enumerating the major trends and developments in Methodist history from 1700 to 2004. Rex D. Matthews is Assistant Professor in the Practice of Historical Theology at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia. He currently serves as co-chair of the Wesleyan Studies Group of the American Academy of Religion, as General Editor of the Kingswood Books series, and as Managing Editor of the new electronic academic journal Methodist Review. An excerpt from the Circuit Rider review: "This is a book for college and seminary professors, for high school teachers of religion, for Sunday School teachers of children, youth and adults. It is a book for preachers and church musicians. It should be in every church library. This is a book for people who think history is boring as well as for those who delight in rich historical detail and story. It is a book to be savored and returned to again and again. And this is a book for all who love the church and yearn to be part of perfecting its mission and its life." (Click here to read the entire review.)

A Legislative History of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 Together with a Section by section Index

A Legislative History of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990  Together with a Section by section Index
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 10878
Release: 1993
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105119513864
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Legislative History of the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 Together with a Section by section Index Book Review:

Energy Abstracts for Policy Analysis

Energy Abstracts for Policy Analysis
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1988
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015012048164
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Energy Abstracts for Policy Analysis Book Review:

Environmental Policy and Public Health

Environmental Policy and Public Health
Author: Barry L. Johnson,Maureen Y. Lichtveld
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 506
Release: 2017-10-24
ISBN 10: 1498799469
ISBN 13: 9781498799461
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Policy and Public Health Book Review:

As with the first edition, this second edition describes how environmental health policies are developed, the statutes and other policies that have evolved to address public health concerns associated with specific environmental hazards, and the public health foundations of the policies. It lays out policies for what is considered the major environmental physical hazards to human health. Specifically, the authors describe hazards from air, water, food, hazardous substances, and wastes. To this list the authors have added the additional concerns from climate change, tobacco products, genetically-modified organisms, environment-related diseases, energy production, biodiversity and species endangerment, and the built environment. And as with the first edition, histories of policymaking for specific environmental hazards are portrayed. This edition differs from its antecedent in three significant themes. Global perspectives are added to chapters that describe specific environmental hazards, e.g., air pollution policies in China and India. Also there is the material on the consequences of environmental hazards on both human and ecosystem health. Additionally readers are provided with information about interventions that policymakers and individuals can consider in mitigating or preventing specific environmental hazards.

The benefits and costs of the Clean Air Act 1990 to 2010 EPA report to Congress

The benefits and costs of the Clean Air Act  1990 to 2010   EPA report to Congress
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: DIANE Publishing
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 1428902384
ISBN 13: 9781428902381
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The benefits and costs of the Clean Air Act 1990 to 2010 EPA report to Congress Book Review:

Ocean and Coastal Resources Law

Ocean and Coastal Resources Law
Author: Josh Eagle,Shi-Ling Hsu
Publsiher: Aspen Publishers
Total Pages: 1040
Release: 2019-09-13
ISBN 10: 1543801110
ISBN 13: 9781543801118
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ocean and Coastal Resources Law Book Review:

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 coverage of domestic and international ocean law, protected marine species, and offshore industrial development In-depth treatment of the Deepwater Horizon disaster A holistic view of how activities on the seas affect coastal land activities, and vice versa Updates throughout Coastal Law chapters through 2018 Many new points for discussion Refreshed problem exercises Professors and students will benefit from: New coverage of domestic and international ocean law—richly illustrated, accessibly written, and reflecting the same high level of scholarship as Josh Eagle’s Coastal Law chapters Back-to-back organization of Ocean Law and Coastal Law chapters that may be easily adapted to syllabi on Ocean Law, Coastal Law, or Ocean and Coastal Law courses Interdisciplinary materials from law, science, economics, and business that inform and add perspective to a range of subjects—such as conservation, land use, and industry regulation—preparing students for careers as lawyers in a variety of fields Points for discussion that highlight connections between cases and topics, and raise questions that encourage students to articulate a response to issues of law and policy

Living with the Earth Fourth Edition

Living with the Earth  Fourth Edition
Author: Gary S. Moore,Kathleen A. Bell
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 582
Release: 2018-10-25
ISBN 10: 0429629362
ISBN 13: 9780429629365
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Living with the Earth Fourth Edition Book Review:

Shelving Guide; Environmental Science This is a groundbreaking and innovative book now in its fourth edition. The first edition won the CHOICE award for outstanding Academic Book while editions two and three became bestsellers on their own right. This fourth edition is packed with new updates on current world events associated with environmental issues and related health concerns. The author maintains traditional concepts and merges them with new and controversial issues. The book has been revised to include up-to-date topics with and a revised Web site with updated links. So what Coverage of emergency preparedness for environmental health practitioners Discussion of population dynamics especially with regard to overpopulation and underpopulation around the world and their respective influences on social, economic, and environmental concerns. The mechanisms of environmental disease, emphasizing genetic disease and its role in developmental disorders and cancer. Human behaviors and pollution are presented along with respect to their roles in cancer risk. The ever increasing issues surrounding emerging and re-emerging diseases around the earth and the introduction of an increasing number of emerging diseases. The growing problems of asthma and other health effects associated with air pollution. An exploration of the mechanisms of toxicity with special reference to the immune system and endocrine disruption. The ongoing issues of the creation and disposal of hazardous waste along with the controversies surrounding disposal are presented. The issues and benefits of recycling are explored. The use of HACCP in assuring food quality, food safety issues, and the Food Quality Protection Act are discussed. Numerous technical illustrations, charts, graphs, and photographs are included What on the Web? Test bank and study questions giving a complete review of the concepts covered. Search tools for online journals and databases covering useful, up-to-date information in health and environmental topics Subject specific links by chapter as well as Federal, state, and organization sites with relevant information Downloadable PowerPoint files for each Chapter providing the instructor with ready-made presentation materials that can be modified as needed. Downloadable and printable test questions and answers for each chapter available to instructors

Environmental Protection

Environmental Protection
Author: Robert L. Glicksman,William W. Buzbee,Daniel Bodansky,David L. Markell,Daniel R. Mandelker,Emily Hammond (Law teacher)
Publsiher: Aspen Publishers
Total Pages: 1392
Release: 2015-01-27
ISBN 10: 9781454849353
ISBN 13: 1454849355
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Protection Book Review:

Environmental Protection: Law and Policy welcomes Emily Hammond, a professor of law at George Washington University, whose expertise includes administrative law, environmental law, and energy law, and whose scholarship appears in a number of law journals and books, including Energy, Economics, and the Environment. Environmental Protection: Law and Policy, now in its Seventh Edition, features: A complete introduction to the history of environmental protection, laws and regulations, regulatory design strategies, and policy objectives Analysis of constitutional federalism and related policy questions concerning the design and implementation of environmental protection programs An international and interdisciplinary approach that incorporates science, economics, and ethics Coverage of the major federal pollution control laws--the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, CERCLA, and more A chapter on climate change that covers important scientific, policy, and program design questions Two chapters on natural resource management issues, focusing on the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act, but also including national forest management Landmark and cutting-edge cases with explanatory text, notes and questions Charts and graphics, plus numerous exercises and problems