lect may 27

lect may 27 - lectmay27 16:32 Todaysids...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
lect may 27 16:32 Today’s ids  Nepa and the Precautionary principle Pollution rights trading Julian simon Environmental policy and capitalism Music, three dog night ,out in the country Beach boys, don’t go near the water REM Cuyahoga Nepa and the prec principle Issue 1 taking sides Nepa: development in harmony with the environment PP; all human development affects the environment Later version includes public health Applying NEPA and PP to Gulf mexico In 1969, congress passed nepa, big gov top down piece of legislation Have to consider impact on the environment, development in harmony with  the environment Agencies, can suggest alternatives Can get a project that suggests environmental sensitivity
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
PP, is discussed in issue one of taking sides, is it a sound approach to risk  analysis Developed in Germany in 1980s, was strengthened in international treaty,  1994, motrif treaty Pp, was expanded to include public health, not just the environment,  o It says that all human development, potentially adversely affects the  environment and human health o Takes NEPA to a whole new level, it also says in the absence in absolute  scientific evidence, you must assume that it is adverse o Burden of proof is on the developer, have to prove a lot more, much more  strict, must be conclusive evidence It has been applied in some countries in Europe o European countries are more likely to have this pp on their books Yes for pp, since the pp defaults on the side of public health and the  environment, they both are inclusive in this principle o
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 11/22/2010 for the course ENV S 3 taught by Professor Graves during the Spring '05 term at UCSB.

Page1 / 8

lect may 27 - lectmay27 16:32 Todaysids...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online