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The establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency

Author: Jeri Freedman
Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, [2018] ©2018
Series: History of conservation.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since its establishment by Richard Nixon in 1970, the Environmental Protection Agency has strived to establish and enforce regulations intended to protect the environment and the environmental well-being of citizens in the United States. Today, it faces great struggles and an uncertain future despite the good it has worked during its existence. Through engaging photographs, strong statistics, detailed research, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Freedman, Jeri.
Establishment of the Environmental Protection Agency.
New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, [2018]
(DLC) 2017055899
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeri Freedman
ISBN: 9781502631282 1502631288
OCLC Number: 1004733257
Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: A brief history of pollution and its regulations --
The evolution of the EPA --
Influences of the EPA --
Challenges facing the EPA --
The EPA's legacy and future.
Series Title: History of conservation.
Responsibility: Jeri Freedman.

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Since its establishment by Richard Nixon in 1970, the Environmental Protection Agency has strived to establish and enforce regulations intended to protect the environment and the environmental well-being of citizens in the United States. Today, it faces great struggles and an uncertain future despite the good it has worked during its existence. Through engaging photographs, strong statistics, detailed research, and vibrant and informative sidebars, this book brings the story of the EPA into fascinating focus. It discusses and dissects the grave political challenges it encounters today, compares and contrasts it to similar agencies in other countries, highlights key men and women working to preserve it, and examines its future in society, and what life could be like without it.

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