1032 pages , SAGE Publications , 2012-09-06 Part of the SAGE Reference Series on Leadership, this 2-volume set tackles issues relevant to leadership in the realm of the environment and sustainability. Volume 1 of Environmental Leadership: A Reference Handbook considers such topics as environmental thought leadership (environmental ethics, conservation, eco-feminism, coll...[Read More]
52 pages , BiblioGov , 2012-09 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was introduced on December 2, 1970 by President Richard Nixon. The agency is charged with protecting human health and the environment, by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress. The EPA's struggle to protect health and the environment is seen through each of its offi...[Read More]
325 pages , Beard Books , 2003 Vogel (business, political science, University of California-Berkeley) integrates the study of government regulation of business with that of comparative politics to explain why Great Britain and the US have adopted such divergent approaches to controlling factors associated with industrial growth.
1992 "This report to the Administrator reviews existing data on the distribution of environmental exposures and risks across population groups. It also summarizes the Workgroup's review of EPA programs with respect to racial minority and low-income populations."--Introduction.
13 pages , Consumer Product Safety Commission , 2004-11-17 EPA 747-K-99-001. Describes the hazards of lead based paint in homes built before 1978. Shows how lead gets into the body. Presents options for removing lead paint and treating the effects of high levels of lead in the bloodstream. Lists State health and environmental agencies; EPA regional offices; and Consumer ...[Read More]
228 pages , 2017-10-24 In 1970, President Richard Nixon created the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to confront environmental pollution and protect the health of the American people. One of the EPA's top priorities was consolidating numerous state offices to more efficiently carry out its goal of "working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people." But t...[Read More]
214 pages , National Academies Press , 2019-01-11 New York City's water supply system is one of the oldest, largest, and most complex in the nation. It delivers more than 1.1 billion gallons of water each day from three upstate watersheds (Croton, Catskill, and Delaware) to meet the needs of more than eight million people in the City, one million people in Westchester, P...[Read More]
207 pages , DIANE Publishing , 1989-06 Designed as guidance for emergency management, this manual deals almost entirely with short-term (acute) harmful effects of pesticides. Included is information on the health hazards of pesticides currently in use, along with current consensus recommendations for management of poisonings and injuries caused by them. Formatted for qui...[Read More]
280 pages , BiblioGov , 2013-03 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was introduced on December 2, 1970 by President Richard Nixon. The agency is charged with protecting human health and the environment, by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress. The EPA's struggle to protect health and the environment is seen through each of its off...[Read More]
728 pages , Wiley-VCH , 1995-10-10 For more than eighty years, the name Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry has been synonymous with information of the highest quality. Chemists and engineers in industry and academia know that they can rely on the knowledge and expertise of around 3,000 first-class authors. The Fifth Edition, now available in print as a comple...[Read More]
192 pages , National Academies Press , 2003-06-12 The report favorably reviews the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's competitive research grants program, finding that it has yielded significant new findings and knowledge critical for EPA's decision-making process. Established in 1995, the grants program was designed to enable the nation's best scientists and enginee...[Read More]