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Environmental Protection at the State Level: Politics and Progress in Controlling Pollution : Politics and Progress in Controlling Pollution - Evan J. Ringquist

Environmental Protection at the State Level: Politics and Progress in Controlling Pollution

Politics and Progress in Controlling Pollution

Hardcover Published: 31st August 1993
ISBN: 9781563242038
Number Of Pages: 256

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Why do some states enact stronger pollution control progammes than others? And, do stronger controls have identifiable impacts on environmental quality in these states? This work seeks to answer these question by means of combining data, methods and theory from the natural and social sciences.

List of Tables and Figures
Foreword
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: Unanswered Questions in Environmental Policyp. 3
The Context of Environmental Policyp. 13
A Brief History of Pollution Control Policyp. 43
State in Environmental Policyp. 61
An Integrated Theory of State Policyp. 80
The Politics of State Air Quality Regulationp. 104
Environmental Outcomes of State Air Quality Regulationp. 126
The Politics of State Water Quality Regulationp. 155
Policy Outcomes in Surface Water Regulationp. 172
Politics, Progress, and Prospects for Pollution Controlp. 193
Appendix: Calculating Changes in State Air and Water Qualityp. 209
Bibliographyp. 215
Indexp. 235
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ISBN: 9781563242038
ISBN-10: 1563242036
Series: Bureaucracies, Public Administration, & Public Policy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 31st August 1993
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.52