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Advancing Environmental Justice Norms, Clifford Rechtschaffen Nov 2003

Advancing Environmental Justice Norms, Clifford Rechtschaffen

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Part I of this Article provides brief background on the environmental justice movement. Part 11 generally describes some of the challenges that environmental justice principles pose for the traditional environmental decision-making paradigm. Part III presents several specific examples of how environmental justice norms can be incorporated to improve the ethical outcomes of traditional agency decision making.


California's Groundwater, Department Of Water Resources Oct 2003

California's Groundwater, Department Of Water Resources

California Agencies

No abstract provided.


California High Water, Department Of Water Resources May 2003

California High Water, Department Of Water Resources

California Agencies

Department of Water Resources Bulletin 69-95. Cover has date of May, 2003. Title page has date of October 2003.


The Bush Record On The Environment: What A Difference Two Years Make, Clifford Rechtschaffen Apr 2003

The Bush Record On The Environment: What A Difference Two Years Make, Clifford Rechtschaffen

Environmental Law and Justice Clinic

Although the Bush Administration has proposed a few environmentally positive initiatives . . . these initiatives have been far over-shadowed by the efforts to weaken or roll back environmental protections.


Nature Of The Beast: An Introduction To The Issue, Paul Stanton Kibel Apr 2003

Nature Of The Beast: An Introduction To The Issue, Paul Stanton Kibel

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No abstract provided.


Improving State Environmental Enforcement Performance Through Enhanced Government Accountability And Other Strategies, Clifford Rechtschaffen, David L. Markell Jan 2003

Improving State Environmental Enforcement Performance Through Enhanced Government Accountability And Other Strategies, Clifford Rechtschaffen, David L. Markell

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This Article discusses a number of options for EPA to strengthen state performance and bring it more in line with EPA's expectations. First, EPA must play a stricter gate-keeping function in initially authorizing state programs, and more regularly reassess and report the adequacy of state enforcement authorities and state capacity. Second, EPA must stop delivering a mixed message to the states about the enforcement practices it expects the states to follow. Instead, it must establish clear expectations for performance. Third, in terms of the substance of those expectations, EPA should revise its criteria for evaluating whether state enforcement programs ...


Necessity Makes The Frog Jump: Land-Use Planning And Urban Agriculture In Cuba, Colin Crawford Jan 2003

Necessity Makes The Frog Jump: Land-Use Planning And Urban Agriculture In Cuba, Colin Crawford

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This Article addresses the land-use planning implications of Cuban urban organic agriculture. Part II begins by briefly placing the Cuban urban agricultural experience in an international context, noting that many of the successes, and potential threats to, Cuban urban agriculture share features similar to efforts in other countries both more and less developed than Cuba. In light of this context, Part II will then evaluate the implications of urban agriculture for Cuban land-use planning. To this end, Part II will identify the advantages of urban agriculture for urban living. In addition, Part II will also describe the Cuban effort to ...