102Chapter24 - International governance has been...

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Chapter 24 Environmental Policy, Law, and Planning
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24.1 Basic Concepts In Policy Basic principles guide policy Policy formation follows predictable steps
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24.2 Major Environmental Laws NEPA (1969) establishes public oversight The Clean Air Act (1970) regulates air emissions The Clean Water Act (1972) protects surface water The Endangered Species Act (1973) protects wildlife The Superfund Act (1980) lists hazardous sites
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24.3 How Policies Are Made Public awareness influences policy Statutory laws are passed by a legislative body The judicial branch decides case law Case Law is British/American What does “Free Speech” mean? French System: Extremely Explicit Laws Executive rules are administrative laws
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24.4 International Treaties And Conventions New approaches can make treaties effective
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Unformatted text preview: International governance has been controversial Will globalization bring better environmental governance? 24.5 Dispute Resolution And Planning Adaptive management introduces science to planning Resilience is important in ecosystems and institutions Arbitration and mediation can help settle disputes Community-based planning can help solve environmental problems Some nations have developed green General Observations on Policy Every Regulation or Movement is a Reaction to an Abuse The Problem in Politics is Everyone is Telling the Truth About the Opposition Ignore a Problem, it Will Go Away. Then it Will Come Up Behind You and Have You for Lunch If You Dont Address a Problem, Someone Will Address it for You There is no Right to an Uninformed...
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