Unformatted text preview: national legislation, not a state matter like the previous article 14. It establishes US policy to promote environmental enhancement, and the most important part was its establishment of the requirement of Environmental Impact Statements for federal actions. The third article discusses CITES, which is an international agreement (treaty) that seeks to regulate trade of flora and fauna. The fourth and final reading discusses another piece of national legislation, the Endangered Species Act, which protects endangered and threatened species in various ways. In conclusion, while all of these readings deal with environmental policy, they are all on different levels—state, federal, and international....
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- Fall '08