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Environmental Federalism
     

Environmental Federalism

by Terry L. Anderson, Peter J. Hill, Karol Ceplo (Contribution by), Sally K. Fairfax (Contribution by), David D. Haddock (Contribution by)
 
For over a quarter century, the federal government has been the primary determinant of environmental regulation and policy. The contributors to this volume provide a wide variety of strategies to challenge what they consider to be Washington's unsophisticated, ineffective, and harmful approaches. The original essays demonstrate how states can improve environmental

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For over a quarter century, the federal government has been the primary determinant of environmental regulation and policy. The contributors to this volume provide a wide variety of strategies to challenge what they consider to be Washington's unsophisticated, ineffective, and harmful approaches. The original essays demonstrate how states can improve environmental regulations as they apply to land, water, wildlife, and pesticides, and they provide a general framework for how states can regain control of their environmental destiny. Important reading for anyone interested in environmental policy studies.

Author Biography: Terry L. Anderson is professor of economics at Montana State University and executive director of the Political Economy Research Center in Bozeman, Montana. Peter J. Hill is professor of economics at Wheaton College.

Editorial Reviews

Denise Scheberle
...this volume is worth reading not only for its provocative ideas but also because its topic couldn't be more timely.
Political Science Quarterly
Political Science Quarterly, Winter 98-99 - Denise Scheberle
This volume is worth reading not only for its provocative ideas but also because its topic couldn't be more timely.
Perspectives on Political Science, Winter 1999, Vol. 28, No. 1 - Zachary A. Smith
Environmental Federalism provides much useful information for people interested in hastening the transfer of responsibility for environmental quality control to state and local governments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847685707
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Series:
Political Economy Forum Series
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
6.28(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.89(d)

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Terry L. Anderson is professor of economics at Montana State University and executive director of the Political Economy Research Center in Bozeman, Montana. Peter J. Hill is professor of economics at Wheaton College.

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