Envt._Regulation_1

Envt._Regulation_1 - ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION STATEMENT TO...

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ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION
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STATEMENT TO PONDER Because the U.S, has one of the most stringent set of environmental regulations of any country in the world, an individual can assume that His/her health is adequately protected He/she is preserving the environment for his/her grandchildren
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ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION Why Regulate? Evolution of Environmental Reg’s Limitations Reinventing Environmental Reg’s
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WHY REGULATE? Externalities Cost of future clean-ups Health problems (pesticides, dioxin, endocrine disruptors) Loss of biodiversity Imperfect Information Eco-labels Conservation/Preservation
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Regulations 1950’s Strong resource conservation heritage Not much environmental activism 1980’s Ratchet up one level on old laws Reagan tries to emasculate Superfund-retroactive liability Community ‘Right to Know’ 1960’s Consciousness building-activism Rachel Carson-wake up call 1990’s Reinventing Envt. Protection
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This note was uploaded on 09/29/2011 for the course BUS 682 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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