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Enforcement at the EPA : high stakes and hard choices

Author: Joel A Mintz
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book offers the first comprehensive history of a difficult and often neglected part of EPA's responsibilities - the enforcement of federal environmental standards. Drawing on extensive interviews with the political appointees, administrators, and staff who have provided the agency's direction, as well as his own professional experience with EPA, Joel A. Mintz explores the historical evolution of the agency's  Read more...
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Mintz, Joel A., 1949-
Enforcement at the EPA.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1995
(OCoLC)604244418
Online version:
Mintz, Joel A., 1949-
Enforcement at the EPA.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1995
(OCoLC)606932142
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joel A Mintz
ISBN: 0292751877 9780292751873 9780292754416 0292754418
OCLC Number: 32312612
Description: x, 200 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. "Where the Rubber Hits the Road and Everything Else Hits the Fan": A Brief Description of EPA's Enforcement Process and the Superfund Program --
3. Heavy Seas before the Maelstrom: EPA Enforcement in the 1970s --
4. Destruction, Confusion, Confrontation, and Disarray: EPA Enforcement and Congressional Oversight in the Gorsuch Era --
5. "Away from the Brink" --
But Not Out of the Woods: EPA Enforcement from 1983 to 1989 --
6. Modest Progress and Renewed Suspicion: EPA Enforcement in the Bush Administration --
7. Lessons Learned: Congressional Oversight of EPA's Enforcement Approach in Broader Perspective --
8. The Future of Environmental Enforcement --
9. Epilogue: EPA Enforcement in the Clinton Administration.
Other Titles: Enforcement at the Environmental Protection Agency
Responsibility: by Joel A. Mintz.
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The history and assessment of the Environmental Protection Agency's role as America's environmental watchdog, providing a candid inside glimpse of a crucial aspect of the work of an important federal  Read more...

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