Environmental Policy: A course of action or principle adopted or proposed by a government, party, business, or individual that concerns human interactions with nature and natural resources.Environmental Pollution: Contamination of the air, bodies of water, or land with substances that are harmful to human health and the environment.United States Environmental Protection Agency: An agency in the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. It was created as an independent regulatory agency responsible for the implementation of federal laws designed to protect the environment. Its mission is to protect human health and the ENVIRONMENT.Conservation of Natural Resources: The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.Environmental Health: The science of controlling or modifying those conditions, influences, or forces surrounding man which relate to promoting, establishing, and maintaining health.Environment: The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.Environmental Monitoring: The monitoring of the level of toxins, chemical pollutants, microbial contaminants, or other harmful substances in the environment (soil, air, and water), workplace, or in the bodies of people and animals present in that environment.Health Policy: Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.Policy Making: The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.Organizational Policy: A course or method of action selected, usually by an organization, institution, university, society, etc., from among alternatives to guide and determine present and future decisions and positions on matters of public interest or social concern. It does not include internal policy relating to organization and administration within the corporate body, for which ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION is available.Policy: A course or method of action selected to guide and determine present and future decisions.Tobacco Smoke Pollution: Contamination of the air by tobacco smoke.Workplace: Place or physical location of work or employment.Cotinine: The N-glucuronide conjugate of cotinine is a major urinary metabolite of NICOTINE. It thus serves as a biomarker of exposure to tobacco SMOKING. It has CNS stimulating properties.SmokeOccupational Health: The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.Smoking: Inhaling and exhaling the smoke of burning TOBACCO.Technology Transfer: Spread and adoption of inventions and techniques from one geographic area to another, from one discipline to another, or from one sector of the economy to another. For example, improvements in medical equipment may be transferred from industrial countries to developing countries, advances arising from aerospace engineering may be applied to equipment for persons with disabilities, and innovations in science arising from government research are made available to private enterprise.Air Pollution: The presence of contaminants or pollutant substances in the air (AIR POLLUTANTS) that interfere with human health or welfare, or produce other harmful environmental effects. The substances may include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; or volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.Thailand: Formerly known as Siam, this is a Southeast Asian nation at the center of the Indochina peninsula. Bangkok is the capital city.Air Pollutants: Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or material. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.Vehicle Emissions: Gases, fumes, vapors, and odors escaping from the cylinders of a gasoline or diesel internal-combustion engine. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed & Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Gasoline: Volative flammable fuel (liquid hydrocarbons) derived from crude petroleum by processes such as distillation reforming, polymerization, etc.Intellectual Property: Property, such as patents, trademarks, and copyright, that results from creative effort. The Patent and Copyright Clause (Art. 1, Sec. 8, cl. 8) of the United States Constitution provides for promoting the progress of science and useful arts by securing for limited times to authors and inventors, the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries. (From Black's Law Dictionary, 5th ed, p1014)Vegetables: A food group comprised of EDIBLE PLANTS or their parts.Pesticide Residues: Pesticides or their breakdown products remaining in the environment following their normal use or accidental contamination.Food Supply: The production and movement of food items from point of origin to use or consumption.Planning Techniques: Procedures, strategies, and theories of planning.Foodborne Diseases: Acute illnesses, usually affecting the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, brought on by consuming contaminated food or beverages. Most of these diseases are infectious, caused by a variety of bacteria, viruses, or parasites that can be foodborne. Sometimes the diseases are caused by harmful toxins from the microbes or other chemicals present in the food. Especially in the latter case, the condition is often called food poisoning.Food Microbiology: The presence of bacteria, viruses, and fungi in food and food products. This term is not restricted to pathogenic organisms: the presence of various non-pathogenic bacteria and fungi in cheeses and wines, for example, is included in this concept.Agriculture: The science, art or practice of cultivating soil, producing crops, and raising livestock.ArchivesBiological Science Disciplines: All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.Periodicals as Topic: A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.PubMed: A bibliographic database that includes MEDLINE as its primary subset. It is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. PubMed, which is searchable through NLM's Web site, also includes access to additional citations to selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE, and links to other resources such as the full-text of articles at participating publishers' Web sites, NCBI's molecular biology databases, and PubMed Central.Directories as Topic: Lists of persons or organizations, systematically arranged, usually in alphabetic or classed order, giving address, affiliations, etc., for individuals, and giving address, officers, functions, and similar data for organizations. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Publishing: "The business or profession of the commercial production and issuance of literature" (Webster's 3d). It includes the publisher, publication processes, editing and editors. Production may be by conventional printing methods or by electronic publishing.Serial Publications: Publications in any medium issued in successive parts bearing numerical or chronological designations and intended to be continued indefinitely. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983, p203)TurtlesGophers: The family Geomyidae of burrowing rodents, commonly called pocket gophers. There are six genera, all found in North America.FloridaLibraries: Collections of systematically acquired and organized information resources, and usually providing assistance to users. (ERIC Thesaurus, http://www.eric.ed.gov/ accessed 2/1/2008)Computer Communication Networks: A system containing any combination of computers, computer terminals, printers, audio or visual display devices, or telephones interconnected by telecommunications equipment or cables: used to transmit or receive information. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Rodentia: A mammalian order which consists of 29 families and many genera.Software Design: Specifications and instructions applied to the software.Social Change: Social process whereby the values, attitudes, or institutions of society, such as education, family, religion, and industry become modified. It includes both the natural process and action programs initiated by members of the community.Forestry: The science of developing, caring for, or cultivating forests.Economic Recession: Significant decline in economic activity spread across the economy, lasting more than a few months, normally visible in real gross domestic product, real income, employment, industrial production, and wholesale-retail sales. (National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, www.nber.org/cycles.html, accessed 4/23/2009)Legislation, Veterinary: Laws and regulations, pertaining to the field of veterinary medicine, proposed for enactment or enacted by a legislative body.Political Systems: The units based on political theory and chosen by countries under which their governmental power is organized and administered to their citizens.SwedenTrees: Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.
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ADEQ is the State's delegated authority responsible for implementing various EPA programs and enforces environmental policies ... The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (42 USC §4321 et seq.) and amendments require that all actions sponsored, ... Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, oral commun., 2005). It is the policy of ADEQ that until final regulations are ... The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA, or just EPA) has been designated by Congress to be the primary ...
States can directly shape federal policy in the way states choose to enforce, or not enforce, environmental regulation. Federal ... The EPA can implement environmental compliance with command and control policy instruments. When a pollutant presents an ... States often serve as testing grounds for policies which may be adopted as federal law or policy later. This idea, often called ... Prior to the late 1970s, nearly all environmental policy was at the state and local level. Federal environmental regulation ...
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In past years, the agency has been repeatedly accused of not enforcing environmental regulations. The Alabama Environmental ... and programs that had been responsible for implementing environmental law into the Alabama Environmental Management Commission ... This seven-member panel develops state environmental policy; hears administrative appeals of permits, administrative orders, ... Following this, the commission supported the establishment of stronger enforcement policies. The former director, Jim Warr, ...
Goulder, L., Parry, I. (2008) Instrument Choice in Environmental Policy. Review of Environmental Economics and Policy. 2: 2. pp ... In CAC, there is a perception of a problem and the solution for its control is developed and subsequently implemented. In the ... approach dominated policy in industrial nations during this decade because the general focus was on that of remedial policies ... Non-compliance to CAC regulation presents a serious challenge to its effectiveness The manner in which CAC is enforced differs ...
Develop the capacity of leaders and civil society to design, implement, and enforce sound social and ecological development ... In addition, it works closely with host countries to strengthen environmental policy. GEI is currently working with the Lao ... Comments on China's Policies and Actions Addressing Climate Change Guidelines on Sustainable Overseas Silviculture by Chinese ... GEI-China shares GEI's mission to design and implement market-based models for solving environmental problems in order to ...
March 2005 it functioned mainly as an executive department enforcing environmental laws and implementing environmental policies ... This significant development has placed the EPD in the position of both determining and implementing environmental policy. ... The Environmental Assessment Division, responsible for reviewing the environmental implications of policies and strategic and ... Fanling Environmental Resource Centre Tsuen Wan Environmental Resource Centre Wan Chai Environmental Resource Centre Air ...
... it is empowered and required by law to implement environmental policies and enforce environmental laws and regulations. ... According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, China has shown great determination to "develop, implement, and enforce ... Environmental policy in China is set by the National People's Congress and managed by the Ministry of Environmental Protection ... EPA, China Environmental Law Initiative. NRDC, Environmental Law in China "Compliance with environmental regulations when the ...
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Clean Water: ELPC works in Midwest states to make sure the Clean Water Act is implemented and enforced well, often providing ... The organization advocates for improved policies and policy implementation at the federal, state and local levels related to ... The Environmental Law and Policy Center (ELPC) is a Midwest-based non-profit environmental advocacy group, with offices in ... 1996 Took legal action to force activation of Minnesota's environmental externalities statute that establishes environmental ...
... economic and environmental problems in China. The policy was formally implemented as a temporary measure on September 18, 1980 ... The one-child policy was originally designed to be a One-Generation Policy. It was enforced at the provincial level and ... but includes births prevented by predecessor policies implemented one decade before, stating that "there are many different ... The one-child policy, a part of the family planning policy, was a population planning policy of China. It was introduced in ...
... and enforce public environmental policies. The Ministry of Environment has authority over policies involving environment, water ... 2015). Implementing Environmental Law. Edward Elgar Publishing Around the world, environmental laws are under attack in all ... the Japanese government have established policies such as "environmental consideration in policy formulation, establishment of ... UK enterprise law Environmental racism Environmental racism in Europe Indigenous rights International law List of environmental ...
Establishment of a Border Environment Cooperation Commission be enforced so that it aligns with American environmental policy. ... Also in the 1980s, the Mexican government implemented various anti-pollution policies in Mexico City. These policies included ... Harper also repealed a significant environmental policy which had previously been in place; the Canadian Environmental ... Mexico has implemented an environmental, legal and institutional framework to minimize their negative impact on the environment ...
... to discuss the need for and means of implementing a national environmental policy. In the colloquium, some members of Congress ... Barriers to enforcing environmental justice[edit]. This section possibly contains original research. Please improve it by ... policies and activities towards environmental justice.[75] Studies have also found that poor and minority populations were ... declared a national environmental policy, and required the preparation of an annual environmental report.[15][16][17][18] ...
Berg, Astrid (1999) Implementing and Enforcing European Fisheries Law. Martinus Nijhoff. ISBN 90-411-1263-4 Weissenberger, Jean ... "EU Environmental policy: adapting to the principle of subsidiarity?". Environmental Policy and Governance. 10 (2): 64-74. doi: ... The subsidiarity principle was introduced into EU policies as part of the 1992 Maastricht Treaty; however, it does not apply to ... An Environmental Perspective" (PDF). Institute for European Environmental Policy Report. Retrieved 31 March 2011. Symes, David ...
... an organization can design and implement recommended intervention, policies, programs, or environmental supports to ensure the ... Revised smoking and smokeless tobacco policy which will be enforced by leadership support. Health Coaches for increase physical ... Worksite environmental change and policy strategies are designed to make healthy choices easier. They target the whole ... These components include worksite interventions including 1) environmental changes and policy strategies, 2) informational ...
Prior to 1970, the federal government had limited reach in monitoring and enforcing environmental regulations. Local ... Current policies in the United States[edit]. The current EPA standard in measuring chromium, is in reference to total chromium ... By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia ... implement wastewater standards, and increase funding for water treatment facilities among other things.[33] Two years later, in ...
... is a concept used in political geography or environmental policy which is considered to be a new logic of environmental ... This can be further extended to the characteristics of the atmospheric carbon cycle which is also hard to impose and enforce ... The strategies have been implemented and demonstrate success in reducing the effects of climate change. In order for this to be ... Wiener, J, B (2006). Think globally, act globally: The limits of local climate policies. University Pennsylvania Law Review. p ...
She implements and enforces these policies within the Argentine Antarctic Program, conducting seminars and education programs ... Ortúzar works alongside policy makers with matters regarding the protection of the Antarctic environment and the regulation of ... She is the vice chair of the Committee for Environmental Protection (CEP) within the Antarctic Treaty System. Ortúzar obtained ... for all personnel traveling to Antarctica, evaluating environmental impact assessments and monitoring tourism activities. ...
It is up to the state that is implementing policy and the pollution-contributing businesses to work towards the implemented ... and enforcing strict liability). Any other enforcement was stringent to only deal with any major environmental threats, only ... State regulations per nation implement policies regarding sewage treatment and disposal, as well as managing all agricultural ... Public policy is its own actor in the business of climate innovations through its control over the activity of emitting and ...
"Strategic Environmental Policy and Environmental Tariffs". Journal of Economic Integration: 861-880. International Trade and ... Proponents of environmental tariff implementation have highlighted that if implemented correctly, the tariff could serve to ... The Effects of Domestic Environmental Policies on Patterns of World Trade: An Empirical Test, Kyklos, Blackwell Publishing, Vol ... tariffs may result in the movement in production of goods to areas in which stricter environmental standards are enforced. ...
... on defining environmental policies, setting priorities and implementing initiatives within a context of sustainable development ... To enforce this policy and make necessary arrangements, a series of guidelines were developed, thereby incorporating the ... The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), enacted in 1970, established a policy of environmental impact assessment ... An environmental assessment (EA) is an environmental analysis prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act to ...
Develop and implement a national policy on natural resources. *Promote environmental management within the national territory, ... there has been a lack of capacity to enforce environmental laws and a lack of working tools to bring environmental-protection ... "Review and challenges of policies of environmental protection and sustainable development in China". Journal of Environmental ... Environmental Policy Brief" (PDF). Tanzania - Environmental Policy Brief. Development Partners Group Tanzania. Archived from ...
Develop and implement a national policy on natural resources Promote environmental management within the national territory, in ... there has been a lack of capacity to enforce environmental laws and a lack of working tools to bring environmental-protection ... Policies for integrating production and the environment; Environmental policies and programs for the Legal Amazon; Ecological ... Jessica Andersson; Daniel Slunge (16 June 2005). "Tanzania - Environmental Policy Brief" (PDF). Tanzania - Environmental Policy ...
Policies Some of the existing policies related to water supply and sanitation are: The Water Sector Policy Paper (1999) " ... The Ministry of Health develops and implements health policies and legislation to promote appropriate sanitation practices; ... The Ridge to Reef Program (1997-2005) aimed at improving the environmental quality of coastal waters through influencing ... establishes and monitors health indicators for sanitation, enforces public health laws, provides public education on sanitation ...
... firms are increasingly adopting ecodesign practices in order to design products with lower environmental impact. This paper ... Other countries are implementing.... * Are you Avoiding, Setting, Undergoing or Enforcing the Product Rules?. Apr. 1, 2015. The ... In 2015, China reinforced its environmental policies and laws, strengthening air and water pollution controls. Trend toward ... I agree to the Privacy Policy. Yes, please match my request to similar suppliers using XPRT Sourcing. ...
Defra uses a programme of air quality science and research to help develop and implement policies to improve air quality. ... Its up to local authorities how they implement and enforce these laws. ... government/publications/2010-to-2015-government-policy-environmental-quality/2010-to-2015-government-policy-environmental- ... One of the ways we manage this noise is by implementing the Environmental Noise Directive (END) (Directive 2002/49/EC). It ...
Open discussions should take place on the kinds of policies that might work and how they should be enforced. As a rule, a ... The transition to a smoke-free workplace can be implemented through specific steps. Ideally, all employees should be included ... What is a sample workplace smoke-free policy*?. Policy:. Due to the health concerns arising from exposure to environmental ... Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS): Workplace Policy. CLOSE ALL. Should smoking be restricted at the workplace?. Restricting ...
Policy & Guidance. The EPA has primary responsibility for enforcing many of the environmental statutes and regulations of the ... In such cases, EPA may develop and implement policies and write guidance. In addition, EPA sometimes issues policy or guidance ... Pesticides: Science and Policy: Policy and Guidance: Science policy issues key to the implementation of the Food Quality ... Browse the significant guidance document list by environmental topic.. Other Policy & Guidance Websites:. You may find more ...
STEPS The hospital develops policies which encourage incorporation of environmental protection in various processes implemented ... All employable means were implemented to reduce energy consumption while enforcing waste minimization strategies as an allied ... national health related public health policy, to provide consultancy and advice for the policy makers, health management and ... The activity implemented by the Buddhist Tzu Chi Dialysis Center has been awarded 2016 Penang Environmental Sustainability ...
... it is empowered and required by law to implement environmental policies and enforce environmental laws and regulations. ... In 1983, the Chinese government announced that environmental protection would become a state policy. In 1998, China went ... The Ministry of Environmental Protection of the Peoples Republic of China (MEP), formerly State Environmental Protection ... China is experiencing an increase in environmental complaints: In 2005, there were 51,000 disputes over environmental pollution ...
... it is empowered and required by law to implement environmental policies and enforce environmental laws and regulations. ... According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, China has shown great determination to "develop, implement, and enforce ... Environmental policy in China is set by the National Peoples Congress and managed by the Ministry of Environmental Protection ... EPA, China Environmental Law Initiative. NRDC, Environmental Law in China "Compliance with environmental regulations when the ...
EGAT and the Office of Environmental Policy and Planning are working to ensure that pollution control measures are implemented ... The National Energy Policy Office (NEPO) is the secretariat to the NEPC. NEPO sets national energy policies and reports ... DIW has the power to enforce regulations under the Factory Act.. IEAT regulates industrial estates that fall under its dominion ... Corporate environmental strategy *Environmental impact assessment *Environmental management systems *Environmental auditing * ...
An environmental health officer is a person who helps people and businesses create and maintain safe, healthy working ... These professionals develop and implement laws and policies governing public health and the environment. To monitor and enforce ... Other names for an environmental health officer include environmental health consultant, environmental health specialist, and ... I think it is good to have environmental health officers like this who enforce the laws when it comes to public health and ...
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act[143] provides a mechanism for developing, implementing and enforcing ... It conducts training on environmental sensitivities for its managers and staff, and informs its clients about its policy. ... modifying "no pets" policies to allow guide dogs[190] and other service animals[191] ... Example: A television production company implements a scent-free policy throughout its workplace. Wherever possible, it avoids ...
The need to design, implement and enforce effective regulatory, legislative and policy frameworks to support the phase-out of ... Role of Economic Instruments in Integrating Environmental Policy with Sectoral Policies. The role of economic instruments in ... Current Policies, Strategies and Aspects of Environmental Impact: Assessment in a Transboundary Context. Environmental Series. ... Conducting Environmental Impact Assessment for Developing Countries. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a policy and ...
In absence of commitment, it identifies simple self-enforcing mechanisms that implement social optima for a typical ... This paper investigates the sustainability of Pareto optimal policies for the replenishment of renewable resources shared by ... "Federal transfers, environmental policy and economic growth," Journal of Macroeconomics, Elsevier, vol. 28(4), pages 680-699, ... "On the Enforcement of Cooperative Environmental Policies," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic ...
The Environmental Law Institute review of state environmental policies for ECE programs provides a good compilation of ECE ... and how compliance with siting policies or regulations is enforced. Understanding your states policies and regulations can ... Exit Notification/Disclaimer Policy. Close Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website. *The Centers for ... The models and approaches do not have to be adopted in full, but may be implemented in parts or stages. Each state or locality ...
Read chapter 5 Renewable Energy Policies, Markets, and Deployment in China and the United States: The United States and China ... Although the central government plays the largest role in implementing renewable energy policy, the enforcement of ... 4 Environmental Impacts of Renewable Electricity Generation 89-112 * 5 Renewable Energy Policies, Markets, and Deployment in ... sible for enforcing compliance with the Clean Air Acts and has devised a number of energy efficiency programs, such as Energy ...
... implementing and enforcing some of these policies is a common challenge. Further efforts are needed to improve school ... Food and nutrition policy for schools : a tool for the development of school nutrition programmes in the European Region  ... exposures to major environmental factors, such as selected indoor air pollutants, mould and dampness and poor ventilation in ... This report includes a summary of existing policies on providing healthy environments in schools and kindergartens, an overview ...
Enforce antitrust laws in agriculture. Environmental Regulations Other policies relevant to mitigating the environmental ... Farm and Food Policy Project. Seeking Balance in U.S. Farm and Food Policy. Washington, DC: Farm and Food Policy Project; 2007 ... RT @AMJPublicHealth: How a collaborative medical clinic serving people who inject drugs implemented a wound care program to ... Efforts are needed to understand other mechanisms that lead to an unhealthy diet, including gaps in environmental and policy ...
Monitors compliance with regulatory, accrediting and hospital policy for patient services, and environmental and personnel ... Enforces standards of emergency department care and develops processes to measure and ensure consistent compliance.. • Develops ... Adheres to all Human Resource policies.. • Effectively communicates departmental, organization and industry information to ... Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and ...
... and federal water regulators who enforce and shape water policy; non-governmental environmental groups that prioritize in- ... These policies only apply for a large spatial scale and they disregard socio-environmental specificities existing in the ... insufficient funding to implement, test, and revise adaptation strategies; and 3) historical water policy and existing water ... the level at which locally-applicable environmental policy is made, and for which coherent scenarios are needed. ...
Thus, our policy prescription for reducing disparities is to enforce existing policies more vigorously and equitably and to use ... By implementing public health practices that can translate these lessons for the twenty-first century, we can take an important ... First, many environmental and consumer protection policies are not adequately or equitably enforced and, second, the regulatory ... Institute of Medicine, Committee on Environmental Justice, Health Sciences Policy Program. Toward Environmental Justice: ...
... implementing, and enforcing environmental laws, regulations, and policies. However, the environmental justice movement goes ... Exit Notification/Disclaimer Policy. Close Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website. *The Centers for ... The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines environmental justice as the fair treatment and meaningful involvement ... African American History Month: Environmental Justice and Quality of Life. Posted on February 27, 2015. by ...
Such a common-sense scheme should be implemented throughout the world as part of a set of global policies, consistently ... "economically sound policy would modify consumer prices and affect consumption patterns." ... enforced, designed to change harmful behavior and encourage responsible action. We all have a duty to do everything we can to ... According to Reducing Foods Environmental Impacts Through Producers and Consumers (RFEI), a detailed report published in the ...
After graduation, he plans on working to create and enforce policies that will protect our environment. ... Policy. She would like to pursue a graduate degree in Environmental Engineering with a focus on ecological systems or water ... Andrea was the Volunteer Program Coordinator for the semester, and helped to further implement the new Incidental Take Permit ... Nora will be graduating from Florida State University in spring 2019 with a B.S. in environmental science and a minor in ...
... constitute relevant examples of large-scale renewable resource systems that have been directly affected by recent environmental ... Coping or adaptation following large-scale disturbance may depend on the political system and its preparedness and policy ... implementing and enforcing IAS regulations in the province. Instead, policies have arisen somewhat haphazardly from a patchwork ... Article Processing Charges Pay an Invoice Open Access Policy Terms of Use Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy Contact MDPI Jobs ...
M. A. Brown, "Market failures and barriers as a basis for clean energy policies," Energy Policy, vol. 29, no. 14, pp. 1197-1207 ... An interesting and significant question is what policies can help individual enterprise to implement the optimal emission ... In practice, with lack of government policy guidance, individual enterprise will not take environmental profit into ... while the main objective of carbon emission trading enforces plants and factories to meet the emission cap by fiat. However, ...
  • This authority may be sufficient to implement such a plan if the State's coal-fired plants can sufficiently reduce carbon intensity to meet the State's 2030 target by making efficiency improvements, switching to natural gas, operating at lower capacity factors, or retiring. (theenergycollective.com)
  • If those measures are insufficient to meet the State's 2030 target and plant owners need offsite credits, environmental or utility regulators may need additional authority under State law to implement and oversee credit markets or encourage or require renewable energy generation or EE. (theenergycollective.com)
  • The basic principle of carbon tax is to internalize externalities associated with carbon emissions, while the main objective of carbon emission trading enforces plants and factories to meet the emission cap by fiat. (hindawi.com)
  • The carbon intensity target that was announced does come in somewhat below our expectations, given the slate of policies that can be implemented to further reduce emissions. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • In fact, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has been working with partners in China on a national China Coal Cap that, if implemented, would reduce emissions significantly and see them peak earlier than 2030. (foreignpolicy.com)
  • 20194 Moratorium on concentrated animal feeding operations - Noting that large amounts of manure and other untreated waste created by concentrated animal feeding operations pose a threat to air quality, drinking water and human health, urges the federal government to remove such operations from reporting exemptions related to environmental emissions. (apha.org)
  • This challenging reduction will require an integrated approach across a number of sectors including industrial, transport and residential emissions, but will lead to many health and environmental benefits. (epa.ie)
  • Levels of NO X at traffic-impacted city centre areas will continue to be a challenge and we must reduce traffic emissions through implementing policies to reduce travel demand, increase the use of alternatives to the private car such as cycling, walking and public transport and improve the efficiencies of motorised transport. (epa.ie)
  • In absence of commitment, it identifies simple self-enforcing mechanisms that implement social optima for a typical international resource (clean air) and a parameterization of the model to the United States and a country five times poorer. (repec.org)
  • Nonetheless, given the important role that policy will continue to play in both countries' efforts to scale up the use of renewable energy, this chapter highlights the strategic approaches that China and the United States are taking, 1 and identifies some areas of common interest. (nap.edu)
  • Accurately identifies real/potential problems affecting the service and implements solutions with follow through and communication. (localjobs.com)
  • Nora will be graduating from Florida State University in spring 2019 with a B.S. in environmental science and a minor in computer science. (myfwc.com)
  • ii U.S. Call to Action on Climate, Health, and Equity: A Policy Action Agenda, 2019. (lung.org)
  • The American Public Health Association's Governing Council adopted 14 new policy statements at its 2019 Annual Meeting and Expo in Philadelphia yesterday, covering topics such as environmental justice, drinking water safety and attacks on health workers. (apha.org)
  • By reducing some of the risks perceived by the private sector, leveraging financing, and increasing capital flows for R&D, policy plays a central role in the deployment of renewable energy technologies. (nap.edu)
  • Focusing on remote rural communities in two monsoon-affected river basins in the Indian Himalaya, the study uses extended ethnographic fieldwork, qualitative local-scale geomorphological observations, and quantitative hydroclimatological analyses to assess current and future environmental risks as well as local understandings and cultural models of those risks, community resilience, and adaptive/transformative capacity. (uibk.ac.at)
  • 7 This disparity in mortality is due primarily to chronic diseases resulting from exposure to known environmental risks such as air pollution and occupational hazards and to health-damaging consumer products such as tobacco, alcohol, and high-calorie high-fat foods. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Coping or adaptation following large-scale disturbance may depend on the political system and its preparedness and policy development in relation to risks. (mdpi.com)
  • 2.1.1 Acorn will, at least annually, review the Safety, Health & Environmental risks to the company and its employees. (acornpropertygroup.org)
  • DECC is responsible for developing and implementing policy to make sure nuclear sites in the UK are safe and secure and risks in transporting nuclear materials minimised. (www.gov.uk)
  • Support research and data collection about environmental hazards and health risks. (pta.org)
  • 2. Recognizes that Parties should implement the programme of work on island biological diversity in the context of nationally determined priorities, capacities and needs. (cbd.int)
  • FP6-POLICIES - Policy support: Specific activities covering wider field of research under the Focusing and Integrating Community Research programme 2002-2006. (europa.eu)
  • Develops, implements, and evaluates an ongoing emergency services program which assures quality patient care consistent with the Hospital mission. (localjobs.com)
  • The Ministry is the nation's environmental protection department charged with the task of protecting China's air, water, and land from pollution and contamination. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Center for American Progress has described China's environmental policy as similar to that of the United States before 1970. (wikipedia.org)
  • China's rapid economic expansion combined with the country's relaxed environmental oversight has caused a number of ecological problems. (wikipedia.org)
  • China's energy policy is developed through a two-step approach. (nap.edu)
  • enterprise's individual emission-abatement investment is sensitive to efficiency, budget cap, and environmental benefit. (hindawi.com)
  • However, the efficiency of carbon tax is weakened by shifting partial or all tax to consumers and the emission trading scheme is yet simple and easy to implement to the government authority. (hindawi.com)
  • We compared two studies conducted at the same location in Quito: in 2000, 2 years before the policy to control vehicle emission was introduced, and in 2007. (springer.com)
  • Last month, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed CO 2 emission guidelines for existing power plants. (theenergycollective.com)
  • The usual policy recommendations are to intervene on the supply side (World Bank 1999). (heart-intl.net)
  • Jack Kemp joined CEI as Distinguished Fellow in 1999 to help promote free-market international environmental and trade policies. (cei.org)
  • Bullard, 1999 ) The environmental justice movement has indirectly heightened concern not only for human existence, but also for animals and plant life. (utm.edu)
  • I will never embark on a programmatic or policy intervention without first considering, "how will we even know if this is working? (trashfreemaryland.org)
  • Given the epidemiology of smoking initiation, a great deal of policy and programmatic attention has been directed at youth smoking in the United States. (bmj.com)
  • While many of these changes can be reversed by a successor administration, the task will present that administration with a much greater challenge at the very beginning of its tenure, diverting resources and attention to institutional repair and away from pressing programmatic work to address substantive health and environmental protection. (harvard.edu)
  • Trend toward Environmental Commitment Almost immediately, polluters found themselves subject to litigation, for example, a group of chemical companies subjected to compensation demands for about US$26 million (1). (environmental-expert.com)
  • This document will cover issues related to smoking restrictions in the workplace including legal obligations, ventilation, and steps to take when instituting a workplace smoking policy. (ccohs.ca)
  • Environmental health officers deal with a vast range of issues. (wisegeek.com)
  • An environmental health officer may specialize and focus on one particular area, such as food safety or injury prevention, or he may deal with all health issues in one particular geographic area. (wisegeek.com)
  • Another component of an environmental health officer's job is educating the public about various health issues. (wisegeek.com)
  • But we have also concentrated a century's worth of environmental issues into those 30 years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meanwhile, the number of mass protests caused by concerns over environmental issues grew steadily from 2001 to 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • The increased attention on environmental matters caused the Chinese government to display an increased level of concern towards environmental issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • The American Public Health Association (APHA) has long been active on food system issues, as is shown by the large body of relevant policy. (apha.org)
  • We're just interested in a range of issues in the intersection energy development and environmental fractions, including failure, including trials. (umich.edu)
  • So, this is actually part of a module in Paul's class and we're delighted to have so many of the students from 201 with us this morning as we've been talking about issues of disclosure, environmental protection, energy, and even shale. (umich.edu)
  • This statement and associated policy are the Board of Directors' collective intent of responsibility for safety, health and environmental issues. (acornpropertygroup.org)
  • developing and maintaining a positive culture of health, safety, environmental and service excellence issues throughout the organisation. (acornpropertygroup.org)
  • When making decisions about issues that affect the City, responsibility lies with them not to contravene city policies. (newcity.ca)
  • These reports are published by SIGMA, they target issues relative to policy development and co-ordination. (oecd.org)
  • The efforts of the environmental justice movement differ from those of the environmentalist movement in that, at the heart of environmental injustice, there are issues of racism and socio-economic injustice. (utm.edu)
  • ensures department delivers quality services in accordance with applicable policies, procedures and professional standards. (localjobs.com)
  • providing information, instruction, training, supervision and consultation with employees and other stakeholders as necessary to implement, maintain and exceed industry standards. (acornpropertygroup.org)
  • The main aim of this work is to evaluate the potential impact of implementing current air quality standards for fine particulate matter (PM 2.5 ) in the European Union (EU), United States (US) and other countries where PM 2.5 levels are high. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Certain environmental standards are also set to guarantee quality of secondary raw materials made from waste used for building materials, fuel and fertilizer. (earth911.com)
  • On behalf of our patients and the communities we serve, we urge EPA not to finalize this proposal into law, and to instead fully implement and enforce the existing standards. (lung.org)
  • to promulgate and enforce mandatory safety and health standards for the purpose of assuring, so far as possible, safe and healthful working conditions for every worker in the nation. (osha.gov)
  • This was the case before the recent crisis, but it is even more so as policy makers in both developed and developing countries look for ways to mitigate the damage from that crisis and build a more sustainable recovery. (global-labour-university.org)
  • A major question confronting policy makers who design and implement interventions for the prevention of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and STIs is: Why do sex workers risk infection by not using condoms in their work? (heart-intl.net)
  • The environmental crisis has become a new means of transferring the economic crisis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to the economic downturn, spending is expected to decrease in 1998-99, but all major projects are expected to be implemented. (doc.gov)
  • On the Enforcement of Cooperative Environmental Policies ," Review of Economic Dynamics , Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 3(3), pages 572-596, July. (repec.org)
  • The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer requires periodic assessments of available scientific, environmental, technical and economic information. (un.org)
  • Rural communities in the Koshi River basin, a trans-boundary river basin in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas, have been experiencing unprecedented challenges for adapting with the livelihood challenges arising from floods, droughts and other climatic, environmental and socio-economic stresses. (uibk.ac.at)
  • It is also a drive for social change aimed at meeting basic human needs and enhancing our economic quality, health care, housing, human rights, environmental protection, and democracy. (cdc.gov)
  • They are an essential instrument in the hands of government to promote economic growth, social welfare and environmental protection. (oecd.org)
  • This movement for addressing the climate crisis presents a unique opportunity to define the type of economy that works for everyone-not just one that moves away from extractive activities and toward regenerative ones, but also one that is also centered on racial, economic, environmental, and intergenerational justice. (tcf.org)
  • In today's world of increased economic and political interdependence achieving a broad-based, rapid and sustained growth in incomes and employment involves even more complex policy challenges than in the past. (global-labour-university.org)
  • Both environmental effectiveness and economic efficiency are often questionable. (europa.eu)
  • Indeed, AESs with the same targets are implemented in very different institutional settings and may lead to contrasted environmental and economic outcomes. (europa.eu)
  • The SDGs are innovative because they are interlinked, integrated and universal, spanning the economic, environmental and social dimensions of sustainable development. (who.int)
  • Use protection and management strategies that take into account the geographic, economic, ethnic, cultural, and other societal factors that influence the incidence, exposure, and effects of environmental health hazards. (pta.org)
  • They might argue that economic development - through a better infrastructure, higher incomes and greater purchasing power - would eventually take care of the "unfinished agenda" of access to basic environmental health services and healthy living environments. (who.int)
  • The work examines the widening economic, health and environmental disparities between racial groups and socioeconomic groups at the end of the twentieth and the beginning of the twenty-first centuries. (utm.edu)
  • In line with its industrialization and modernization policies, Vietnam has rapidly changed economic structure from agriculture base to industrial economy. (intechopen.com)
  • The United States and China have historically taken different approaches to policy making in the energy sector, partly because they have different needs and priorities and partly because they have different systems of government. (nap.edu)
  • This umbrella review aimed at eliciting good practice characteristics of interventions and policies aiming at healthy diet, increasing physical activity, and lowering sedentary behaviors. (biomedcentral.com)
  • OBJECTIVE To provide a comprehensive review of interventions and policies aimed at reducing youth cigarette smoking in the United States, including strategies that have undergone evaluation and emerging innovations that have not yet been assessed for efficacy. (bmj.com)
  • For general information about environmental tobacco smoke and passive exposure to e-cigarette vapour and possible related health effects, please see the OSH Answers document Environmental Tobacco Smoke: General Information and Health Effects . (ccohs.ca)
  • DATA SYNTHESIS Interventions and policy approaches that have been assessed or evaluated were categorised using a typology with seven categories (school based, community interventions, mass media/public education, advertising restrictions, youth access restrictions, tobacco excise taxes, and direct restrictions on smoking). (bmj.com)
  • Governor Snyder has put forth a strong plan for addressing the lead risk in water, and we look forward to working with him and legislative leaders to ensure the proposed programs and policies are adequately funded, swiftly implemented and strongly enforced. (environmentalcouncil.org)
  • Common explanations for disparities in health include differences in genetic predisposition, access to health care, socioeconomic and behavioral characteristics, cultural preferences, exposure to environmental hazards, or some combination of these. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Eliminate environmental pollutants and prevent new hazards. (pta.org)
  • Encourage the use of renewable, sustainable energy and technologies, as well as environmentally healthy land-use policies to reduce greenhouse gases and manage hazards to minimize further health problems. (pta.org)
  • It has blunted the public's ability to hold the agency accountable for carrying out its obligations, diminished its capacity to access high-quality scientific advice, introduced politics into competitive public benefit grant-making, and curtailed the public's access to critical information about environmental changes and hazards. (harvard.edu)
  • PTA members have a responsibility to promote environmental health and safety, and to help protect our world's finite natural resources. (pta.org)
  • Proposals to improve the health of Americans typically rely on substantive changes in public policy, additional dedicated resources, or both. (cdc.gov)
  • Forests constitute relevant examples of large-scale renewable resource systems that have been directly affected by recent environmental and social changes, and where different levels of management may influence each other. (mdpi.com)
  • In particular, the kind of mutually supporting links between macroeconomic policies, social protection systems and active labour market measures are still not established to ensure both an inclusive (job-rich) recovery and to realize the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) within an acceptable time frame. (global-labour-university.org)
  • Now known as the Social Response, the country unified its people, business sector and government to reduce environmental pressures and improve the quality of its surroundings. (earth911.com)
  • This is the thinking, for instance, behind states' "click it or ticket" campaigns to enforce long-standing seatbelt laws and social marketing around enforcement of drunk-driving laws. (cdc.gov)
  • Investigating this relationship from historical, cultural, and political perspectives, the monographs and collected volumes in this series showcase high-quality research in environmental history and cognate disciplines in the social and natural sciences. (berghahnbooks.com)
  • The environmental justice movement served to interrelate the physical, social, and cultural dimensions of human, non-human and plant existence under the rubric of environmentalism in general and environmental justice in particular. (utm.edu)
  • The Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People's Republic of China (MEP), formerly State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA), is a cabinet-level ministry in the executive branch of the Government of China. (wikipedia.org)
  • After a North Korean nuclear test, the Ministry of Environmental Protection issued a press release "to reassure residents that no radioactive particles had been detected in aerosol samples collected" in the Northeast region. (wikipedia.org)
  • And both focused federal attention on environmental and human health effects of federal actions on minority and low-income populations. (cdc.gov)
  • C) implement direct agency control of light goose populations on migration and wintering areas in the U.S. (fws.gov)
  • The SITS framework provides a comprehensive approach for cascading adaptation at trans-boundary river basin level and it could effectively enhance the adaptive capacity and transform livelihood outcome if properly implemented. (uibk.ac.at)
  • The International Labour Organisation (ILO) worries that the kind of integrated policy framework and the accompanying degree of policy coherence required to respond effectively to the crisis within and across countries is still not in place. (global-labour-university.org)
  • They developed a framework from which a review of the elements of these schemes was used to support new policy recommendations. (europa.eu)
  • North Carolina has a factors, interpersonal processes and groups, institutional strong local system of autonomous county health depart- factors, community factors, and public policy (5). (cdc.gov)
  • The Group Leader supervises the production team members in implementing work processes, ensuring the production proceeds smoothly. (simplyhired.com)
  • In the area of R&D activities, MEP has funded a series of "Key Laboratories" in different parts of the country, including: Laboratory for Urban Air Particles Pollution Prevention and Control for Environmental Protection, Laboratory on Environment and Health, Laboratory on Industrial Ecology, Laboratory on Wetland Ecology and Vegetation Recovery, and Laboratory on Biosafety. (wikipedia.org)
  • Promote "reduce, re-use, and recycle" policies and support incentives for pollution prevention and natural resource conservation activities. (pta.org)
  • An environmental health officer (EHO) is a person who works to ensure the public health . (wisegeek.com)
  • Other names for an environmental health officer include environmental health consultant, environmental health specialist, and public health officer. (wisegeek.com)
  • One of the most visible activities of an environmental health officer is responding to public health emergencies and natural disasters. (wisegeek.com)
  • State program consultants provided technical assistance have surpassed infectious diseases as the main cause of and training opportunities to local programs on effective death and disability in the United States during the last 50 policy-change and environmental-change strategies and years, local and state public health efforts continue to focus interventions, based on needs defined by a statewide mon- on infectious disease control (4). (cdc.gov)
  • The state is currently get supportive changes at the community, institutional, working to design and institute an accreditation system and policy levels are now encouraged by the public health that would help standardize the scope and quality of serv- community as highly effective evidence-based approaches ices provided by local health departments. (cdc.gov)
  • Urban air quality is increasingly recognized as a major public health and environmental issue in both developed and developing nations. (un.org)
  • The following are brief descriptions of the 14 policy statements adopted by the Governing Council at the Annual Meeting. (apha.org)
  • AESs are designed, implemented, monitored and enforced according to heterogeneous patterns that reflect agricultural and environmental diversity as well as institutional differences across Europe. (europa.eu)
  • The central theme of the UNCED Earth Summit of 1992 was AGENDA 21 - the action plan developed to lead environmental development into the 21st century with its goal of sustainable life on Earth. (un.org)
  • The main characteristics of intervention/policy ( n = 18) fell into 6 categories: the use of theory, participants, target behavior, content development/management, multidimensionality, practitioners/settings. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Understanding why sex workers do not use condoms is critical for the development of policy that is effective in increasing condom use and consequently in reducing the transmission of STIs including HIV. (heart-intl.net)
  • In such cases, EPA may develop and implement policies and write guidance. (epa.gov)
  • Bullard's analysis in Dumping in Dixie "chronicles the emergence of the environmental justice movement in an effort to develop common strategies that are supportive of building sustainable African American communities and other people of color communities. (utm.edu)
  • This paper aims to propose a new solution based on the progressive evolution of the environmental performance of the organisation considered by way of the design, deployment and enrichment of a 'classic' ecodesign tool. (environmental-expert.com)
  • The most important takeaway from my research and investigation is that evaluation should be built into the design of programs and policies from their conception. (trashfreemaryland.org)
  • This proposal is related to the design of optimal Agro Environmental Schemes (AESs). (europa.eu)
  • This approach is called 'the environmental Trojan horse strategy' (ETHS) because the underlying strategy is to introduce an appropriate pretext that enables collaborative work (the ecodesign tool has to. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Environmental health officers often work in teams, directed by a team leader. (wisegeek.com)
  • To monitor and enforce those laws, they may conduct inspections for health violations, investigate complaints of food contamination , conduct building regulation inspections, and investigate work-place accidents. (wisegeek.com)
  • Officers are expected to respond quickly and work to protect the public from environmental and sanitation threats. (wisegeek.com)
  • Some environmental health officers work in some highly specialized areas. (wisegeek.com)
  • The work of CDC/ATSDR has contributed to that progress, and we continue to aim toward the ultimate goal of environmental justice for all. (cdc.gov)
  • Although the term "green job" has only come into play in recent years, environmental movements throughout modern U.S. history have had implied concepts of "green" work. (tcf.org)
  • The movement reached a new level with the emergence of Robert Bullard's work entitled Dumping in Dixie in the 1990's, which constituted a clarion call for environmental justice . (utm.edu)
  • Although the origin of the environmental justice movement is traced to the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Robert Bullard's work entitled Dumping in Dixie published in the 1990's is considered to be the first book addressing the reality of environmental injustice. (utm.edu)