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Guide to U.S. Environmental Policy provides the analytical connections showing readers how issues and actions are translated into public policies and persistent institutions for resolving or managing environmental conflict in the U.S. The guide highlights a complex decision-making cycle that requires the cooperation of government, business, and an informed citizenry to achieve a comprehensive approach to environmental protection. The book's topical, operational, and relational essays address development of U.S. environmental policies, the federal agencies and public and private organizations that frame and administer environmental policies, and the challenges of balancing conservation and preservation against economic development, the ongoing debates related to turning environmental concerns into environmental management, and the role of the U.S. in international organizations that facilitate global environmental governance.

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The Great Depression and the New Deal (1929–Present)
The great depression and the new deal (1929–present)
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“The economic crash of 1929 and Great Depression that followed,” writes historian William Andrews, “created a radically new context for federal environmental management.” Economic collapse (50 percent drop in national ...

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