ERIC Number: ED075166
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The President's 1972 Environmental Program.
Council on Environmental Quality, Washington, DC.
Assembled in this compilation are the President's Message on the Environment and specific information on the President's 1972 environmental proposals. The information includes bills submitted to the Congress, together with letters of transmittal and section-by-section analyses; Executive Orders; and a brief description of other initiatives that are not incorporated in formal documents or for which such documents are being prepared. Proposals cover the following areas: toxic waste disposal and sediment control, sulfur oxides emission charge, recycling wastes, integrated pest management, a national land use policy, tax incentives to preserve coastal wetlands, management of public lands, predator control, endangered species, Big Cypress National Fresh Water Reserve, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, conversion of federal properties to parks, preservation of wilderness areas, off-road vehicles, United Nations Fund for the Environment, and marine pollution. Summary statements indicate that active participation by informed citizens is essential to the establishment of needed institutions and mechanisms for protecting the environment. (BL)
Descriptors: Environment, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Management Systems, Natural Resources, Problem Solving, Program Proposals, Quality Control, Reports
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($1.75, Stock No. 4111-0009)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on Environmental Quality, Washington, DC.