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The Southwest Under Stress

Author : Allen V. Kneese
ISBN : 9781135432812
Genre : Law
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Southwest Under Stress examines the development-environment conflict in the four contiguous states of Arizona, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. It emphasizes three issues with implications that extend far beyond the Southwest: water---its quantity, quality, and allocation; environment---how and to what extent it should be preserved; and the future of Native American and other poverty-stricken peoples. Energy comes in for special attention because the Southwest is a principal repository of fossil and nuclear fuels. This book serves as a guide for public policy in the region, and many of the policy alternatives set out are aimed at state and local governments. Alleviating poverty, improving the lot of Native Americans, and formulating workable water, environmental, and natural resources development policies are all of special concern to the region, but the federal government has asserted a dominant role in may of these areas. The book discusses ways in which the federal role may change to improve both federal policy itself and cooperation with other levels of government.

Current Issues In Natural Resource Policy

Author : Paul R. Portney
ISBN : 9781317334637
Genre : Science
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This volume offers an objective view of some of the most critical issues in natural resources. Written in nontechnical language, it uses ideas drawn from economics to look at the issues, examine how government laws and policies have caused some of them arise, and to find ways in which problems can be lessened. Originally published in 1982, this is a valuable resource for students interested in environmental studies and public policy.

The Politics Of Western Water

Author : Stephen Craig Sturgeon
ISBN : 0816521603
Genre : History
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As the Democratic congressman from Colorado's Fourth District from 1949 to 1973, Wayne Aspinall was an advocate of natural resource development in general and reclamation projects in particular. This book focuses on Aspinall's congressional career to clarify his role in influencing western water policy. Sturgeon provides a detailed account of the political machinations and personal foibles that shaped Aspinall's efforts to implement water reclamation legislation in support of Colorado's Western Slope, along the way shedding new light on familiar water controversies.

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Annual Report Resources For The Future

Author : Resources for the Future
ISBN : WISC:89017975442
Genre : Natural resources
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The Island Press Bibliography Of Environmental Literature

Author : Joseph Arthur Miller
ISBN : MINN:31951D008928879
Genre : Business & Economics
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Environnmental professionals have long felt the need for a practical reference work that takes an interdisciplinary approach to environmental research. This comprehensive reference work lists books, monographs, journals, conference proceedings, government reports, and other publications that contain essential information for those working to solve environmental problems--professionals, researchers, policymakers, and students.

Annual Report

Author : Resources for the Future
ISBN : PSU:000010671443
Genre : Natural resources
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Subject Guide To Books In Print

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