ERIC Number: ED116921
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Environmental Quality, the Fifth Annual Report of the Council on Environmental Quality.
Council on Environmental Quality, Washington, DC.
This fifth annual report discusses the state of the environment and efforts to improve it. The first chapter presents an overview of land use: the effects of development on environmental, economic, and social factors; the stimulants of development such as federal taxes, funding of public facilities, and energy-related decisions; and land use controls employed by state and regional governments. The second chapter deals with government programs in energy, air and water quality, solid waste disposal, noise, man-made pollutants, and wildlife and habitat protection. The condition of the environment and trends in environmental quality are explored in the third chapter. The fourth chapter reviews the effects of the National Environmental Policy Act emphasizing the structure of the environmental impact statement process. International environmental activities are reported in the fifth chapter. The United Nations Environmental Program and other bilateral or multilateral programs are discussed. The final chapter describes the work of the Council of Environmental Quality over the past year. Projects listed include offshore nuclear power plants, wastewater treatment, pesticides, and fuel economy. (MR)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Economics, Energy, Environment, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Land Use, Natural Resources, Pollution, Quality Control
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 4000-00327, $5.20)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on Environmental Quality, Washington, DC.