Quiz 1 - Removal in West Virginia: An Environmental...

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Quiz 1 SOCY2077 1.25.07 _______________________________________ 1. What was the route of choice for coal companies to apply their power, according to Fox’s “Mountaintop Removal in West Virginia: An Environmental Sacrifice Zone”? a. through the local newspapers b. through the democratic process: lawmaking c. paying off the locals d. hiding the pollution from officials 2. According to “Forty Years of Spotted Owls?: A Longitudinal Analysis of Logging Industry Job Losses”, which one of these was a primary cause of job loss in the logging industry? a. the spotted owl b. the Endangered Species Act c. the increased mechanization of the logging industry d. none of the above 3. Which one of these does not describe the conditions discussed in Fox’s “Mountaintop
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Unformatted text preview: Removal in West Virginia: An Environmental Sacrifice Zone? a. outside ownership of coal companies b. an increased demand for cheap electricity c. a weak regulatory environment concerning coal extraction d. all of these describe conditions in the article 4. What is the pervasive dichotomy that the authors of Forty Years of Spotted Owls?: A Longitudinal Analysis of Logging Industry Job Losses attempt to refute? a. jobs vs. environment b. federal vs. local regulation c. rural vs. urban employment d. biomass vs. petroleum power 5. In Forty Years of Spotted Owls?: A Longitudinal Analysis of Logging Industry Job Losses, job loss in the timber industry preceded the Endangered Species Act. True False...
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2008 for the course SOCY 2077 taught by Professor Hoyt,kristopher during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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