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  • The Environmental and Protection Agency

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    in the atmosphere act similarly to a barrier, that traps the suns heat causing the planet to become warmer. Due to air pollution, it contributes to global warming and also effecting the air quality. Through the actions of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),the EPA is able to pursue in reducing our greenhouse gas emissions and improving our air quality. With the help of the EPA, the EPA is aimed to develop standards for emissions of greenhouse gasses from stationary and transportation

  • Importance Of Environmental Protection On The Environment

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    Environmental issues are increasingly becoming a concern for public and private entities. A few decades ago, environmental protection was viewed as an obstacle to development. Indira Gandhi, former prime minister of India noted in 1972 «  How can we ask those who live in villages and slums to preserve the purity of air, rivers and oceans when their own lives are flawed ? Don’t think the misery of the poor and the greed of the rich are the most serious nuisances? ». However, with the rise in issues

  • Nuclear powers role in environmental protection

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    Nuclear power's role in environmental protection | Nuclear techniques for environmental protection Nuclear power can be an effective tool in reducing stress on the environment. Environmental concerns are high on today's political agenda. People's awareness of the planet's precarious health has been reinforced by scientific warnings that quick, vigorous, and sustained action must be taken if we are to preserve the world in which we live. Public perception and anxiety about acid rain, ozone layer

  • The Pros And Cons Of The Environmental Protection Agency

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    The Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA is the result of a 1970 executive order by President Richard Nixon for the purpose of protecting the environment of the United States through regulation on business and citizens. Public opinion on the Environmental Protection Agency has been divided fairly evenly across the population of the United States as of recently, as compared to the widespread public concern of the 50’s and 60’s that led to the agency’s creation. Recently the agency has come under

  • Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency

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    environmentalism, working for environmental justice and children’s health, advancing science, research, and technological innovation (EPA Strategic Plan, 2010). Assembly Bill 32 (AB 32) and Senate Bill 375 (SB 375) are the two key public policy components that identify planning and development efforts to GHG emission reduction. Both are part of the goals that EPA is aiming to achieve by the year 2020. AB 32 is the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, which is an environmental law, passed in California

  • Importance Of Environmental Protection And Sustainability

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    Environmental protection and sustainability Prepared by Islam Abdelnaser Abdelhafeez Student number:1791033 Environmental Protection Increasingly, environmental protection is being incorporated more broadly into all human actions and into the process of development. Meeting our needs while protecting the environment is called sustainable development. Environmental protection has evolved from piecemeal local efforts to a much more comprehensive global strategy involving high levels of cooperation

  • It’s Time to Organize an International Environmental Protection Agency

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    It’s Time to Organize an International Environmental Protection Agency After more than two centuries of destroying the Earth, we have finally come to the point where doing anymore harm will destroy not only our planet but also ourselves. The year is 2100. With average worldwide temperatures rising by six degrees Fahrenheit (EPA qtd Washington Post 1) numerous environmental problems have resulted. With the temperature rise Arctic and Antarctic ice caps began to melt, the resulting sea level rise

  • The Importance Of Environmental Protection On The Environment

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    Corporations, governmental agencies, and civil society organizations all play different roles in either supporting or impeding our efforts to solve environmental concerns. These organizations have the ability to alter the way individuals, communities, and societies decide to respond to the environmental issues that influence our way of living. As corporations remain obscure on their true intentions and business models we are witnessing a lack of trust in our government agencies and a mass increase

  • Environmental Protection Must Be Our Top Priority

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    pesticide use in the US has doubled.4 As an environmentalist (or a "radical" environmentalist, as I am often labeled by members of the mainstream environmental movement), I feel it is my duty as a protector of the Earth's well-being to write this editorial as a means of bringing into the American consciousness a variety of frightening environmental issues. Though some of you may be aware of these problems, I know many are not, and thus may be shocked to learn about the degradation of our Earth

  • Environmental Protection

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    The situation about environmental protection began to change in the early 1980s, as the Reagan administration labeled environmental regulations a burden on the economy and tried to weaken them and reduce their enforcement (Dunlap and McCright, 2008). The anti-environmental orientation of the Republican Party became important yet again following the Newt Gingrich led Republican takeover of Congress in 1994, sparking a modest negative reaction from the public (Dunlap,2002), and has been greatly amplified