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National environmental policy act in the courts (January 1, 1970-April 1, 1972)

Harold P. Green

National environmental policy act in the courts (January 1, 1970-April 1, 1972)

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Published by Conservation Foundation in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental law -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Harold P. Green.
      ContributionsConservation Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3775.Z9 G74
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5302001M
      LC Control Number72083860

      part of the review under statutes such as the National Environmental Policy Act and the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, and some courts have concluded that such analysis is required. Under those statutes, the courts may well limit the Administration’s ability to eliminate—legally— consideration of the social cost of carbon. National Environmental Policy Act. likes. The National Environmental Policy Act is a United States environmental law that promotes the enhancement of.


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Originally published in Signed by President Nixon as his first act ofin response to an overwhelming national sentiment that federal agencies should take the lead in providing greater protection for the environment.

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