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Author:
Hosansky, David  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 320 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Encyclopedias
Date:
2001
C2001
Contents:
Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund -- Acceptable risk -- Acid rain -- Agricultural runoff -- Air pollution -- Air quality control regions -- Air quality index -- Alar -- Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act -- Algal blooms -- Alliance of Small Island States -- Alternative Motor Fuels Act -- American Farm Bureau Federation -- American Heritage Rivers Initiative -- Antarctica treaty -- Antiquities Act -- Aquaculture -- Arctic National Wildlife Refuge -- Asbestos -- Babbitt, Bruce -- Bald eagle -- Barrier islands -- Batteries -- Baucus, Max -- Below-cost timber sales -- Best available control technology -- Bhopal -- Biodiversity -- Bliley, Thomas J., Jr. -- Browner, Carol -- Brownfields -- Btu tax -- Bush, George -- Bycatch -- Carbon dioxide -- Carbon sequestration -- Carbon sinks -- Carter, Jimmy -- CFCs -- Chafee, John H. -- Citizen lawsuits -- Clean Air Act -- Clean coal -- Clean Water Act -- Clearcutting -- Clinton, Bill -- Coastal Barrier Resources Act -- Coastal Zone Management Act -- Command and control -- Conformity -- Conservation Reserve Program -- Consumption -- Convention on Biological Diversity -- Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) -- Conventional pollutants -- Coral reefs -- Corporate Average Fuel Economy -- Cost-benefit analysis -- Council on Environmental Quality -- Criteria air pollutants -- Critical habitat -- Cryptosporidium -- Cumulative impact -- Dams -- DDT -- Debt for nature swaps -- Deforestation -- Delaney clause -- Dingell, John D. -- Dioxin -- Dolphin-safe tuna -- Dombeck, Michael P. -- Drift-net fishing
Earth Day -- Earth Summit -- Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act -- Emissions trading -- Endangered Species Act -- Endangered Species Committee -- Endocrine disruptors -- Energy efficiency -- Energy Policy Act -- Environmental impact statements -- Environmental justice -- Environmental movement -- Environmental Protection Agency -- Environmental Quality Incentives Program -- Environmental riders -- Estuaries -- Eutrophication -- Everglades -- Exotic species -- Extinction -- Exxon Valdez -- Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act -- Federal Land Policy and Management Act -- Federal Water Pollution Control Act -- Filtration -- Finding of no significant impact -- Fish and Wildlife Foundation -- Flood insurance -- Flow control -- Food Quality Protection Act -- Fossil fuels -- Garbage -- General Mining Law -- Genetically modified organisms -- Global Climate Change Prevention Act -- Global economy -- Global Environment Facility -- Global warming -- Globalization -- Gore, Al -- Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument -- Grandfather clauses -- Grazing fees -- Great Lakes -- Green parties -- Greenhouse gases -- Grizzly bear -- Groundwater -- Group of Ten -- Habitat conservation plans -- Habitat loss -- Hazardous air pollutants -- Hazardous Materials Transportation Act -- Hazardous waste -- Haze -- Headwaters forest -- High-level nuclear waste -- House Commerce Committee -- House Resources Committee -- Incinerators -- Indoor air pollution -- Indoor Radon Abatement Act -- Instream flows -- Integrated pest management -- Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act -- International Monetary Fund -- International Whaling Commission -- Interstate shipments of waste -- IUCN-The World Conservation Union -- Jobs vs. the environment -- Kyoto Protocol
Lacey Act -- Land and Water Conservation Fund -- Landfills-- Lands Legacy Initiative -- Law of the Sea -- Lead -- Love Canal -- Low-flow toilets -- Low-level radioactive waste -- Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act -- Manure -- Marine Mammal Protection Act -- Marine Plastic Pollution Research and Control Act -- Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act -- Maximum contaminant levels -- Mercury -- Miller, George -- Mining -- Mobile sources -- Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer -- Mountaintop removal -- MTBE -- Multiple Use -- Municipal solid waste -- Murkowski, Frank H. -- National ambient air quality standards -- National Association of Manufacturers -- National Environmental Policy Act -- National Forest Management Act -- National forests -- National Marine Fisheries Service -- National marine sanctuaries -- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration -- National parks -- National priorities list -- National trails system -- National Water Quality Inventory -- National wilderness preservation system -- National wildlife refuge system -- Natural Resources Conservation Service -- Negligible risk -- NIMBY -- Nixon, Richard M. -- No net loss -- "No regrets" -- No surprises -- Noise pollution -- Nonattainment areas -- Nongovernmental organizations -- Non-Indigenous Aquatic Nuisance Act -- Nonpoint source pollution -- North American Free Trade Agreement -- North American Precipitation Assessment Program -- Northern spotted owl -- Nuclear energy -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission -- Nuclear waste -- Nutrients -- Occupational Safety and Health Administration -- Offshore drilling -- Oil Pollution Act -- Old-growth forests -- Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act -- Overfishing -- Ozone depletion -- Particulate matter -- Passenger pigeon -- PCBs -- Persistent organic pollutants -- Pesticides -- Pfiesteria -- Pittman-Robertson -- Point sources -- Polluter pays -- Population growth -- Port and Tanker Safety Act -- Port and Waterways Safety Act -- Precautionary principle -- Predator and pest control -- Prevention of significant deterioration -- Private property rights -- Public lands -- Public notification
Radon -- Rangelands -- Reagan, Ronald -- Reasonable certainty of no harm -- Recycling -- Reformulated gasoline -- Regional fishery management councils -- Regulatory impact analysis -- Regulatory relief -- Renewable energy -- Resource Conservation and Recovery Act -- Retroactive liability -- Risk assessment -- Roadless areas -- Roosevelt, Theodore -- Ruckelshaus, William -- Safe Drinking Water Act -- Safe harbor -- Salmon -- Salvage logging -- Secondary treatment -- Section 404 -- Sediment pollution -- Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee -- Senate Environment and Public Works Committee -- Sierra Club -- Sikes Act -- Silent Spring -- Sludge -- Smith, Robert -- Smog -- Snail darter -- Solid Waster Disposal Act -- Sound science -- Species recovery plans -- Sport utility vehicles -- State implementation plans -- Stationary sources -- Sugar price supports -- Superfund -- Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act -- Sustainable Fisheries Act -- Sustainable use -- Swampbuster -- Three-Mile Island -- Tier 2 standards -- Tongass National Forest -- Total maximum daily loads -- Toxic Substances Control Act -- Toxics Release Inventory -- Trans-Alaskan Pipeline Authorization Act -- Transboundary pollution -- Tropical rain forests-- Turtle excluder devices -- Underground injection wells -- Underground storage tanks -- U.N. Environment Programme -- Unfunded mandates -- Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act -- Urban sprawl -- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- U.S. Department of Agriculture -- U.S. Department of Energy -- U.S. Department of the Interior -- U.S. Forest Service -- Water pollution -- Water scarcity -- Watershed management -- Watt, James G. -- Wetlands -- Wetlands Reserve Program -- Whaling -- Wild and Scenic Rivers Act -- Wilderness Act -- Wildfires -- Windblown pollution -- Wolves -- World Bank -- World Heritage sites -- World Trade Organization -- Yellowstone National Park -- Young, Don -- Yucca Mountain -- Zebra mussels -- Zero risk
Topic:
Environmental sciences  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
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