Environmental law is a complex and interlocking body of treaties, conventions, statutes, regulations, and common law that operates to regulate the interaction of humanity and the natural environment, toward the purpose of reducing the impacts of human activity.
Excerpt: I am pleased to present the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Fiscal Year 2004 Annual Report, which highlights EPA’s programmatic and financial performance over the past fiscal year. This document fulfills requirements set by the Government Performance andResults Act and other management legislation.
Excerpt: TWENTY QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT THE OZONE LAYER
Summary: Science and technology have a pervasive influence over a wide range of issues confronting the nation. Decisions on how much federal funding to invest in research and development (R&D), and determining what programs have the highest priority, for example, may have implications for homeland security, new high technology industries, government/private sector cooperation in R&D, and myriad other areas.
Summary: Among the 107th Congress’ first orders of business will be dealing with the initiatives–both domestic and foreign policy–proposed by President Bush throughout his presidential campaign. The 2000 congressional campaigns suggested that the agenda of the 107th Congress will be largely domestic: Social Security, health care, education, taxes, and military pay were prominent in campaigns across America and on post-election news programs. Indeed, many issues discussed...