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The Resource Freedom of Environmental Information, (electronic resource)

Freedom of Environmental Information, (electronic resource)

Label
Freedom of Environmental Information
Title
Freedom of Environmental Information
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Freedom of Information Act makes most documents held by the American government available to citizens; the National Environmental Policy Act has unique requirements for the collection and disclosure of environmentally-relevant information, and a variety of specific federal environmental statutes mandate reports from business and industry. American environmental jurisprudence is based largely upon the management of this information, but due to longstanding patterns of administrative law and a legal system that enforces information collection procedures rather than the substantive value of t
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cramer, Benjamin W
Dewey number
  • 342.7308/53
  • 342.730853
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Law and Society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • Freedom of information
  • Environmental law
  • Government information
Label
Freedom of Environmental Information, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1: Introduction; What Is Environmental Information?; The Significance of Studying Access to EnvironmentalInformation; Public Participation in Environmental Decision- Making; The Convergence of Environmental Protection and GovernmentTransparency; Chapter 1 Notes; CHAPTER 2: Government Transparency: A History; Democratic Theory and Government Transparency; A Brief History of the Right to Know in America; The Road to the Freedom of Information Act; A Legal History of the Freedom of Information Act; Chapter 2 Notes; CHAPTER 3: Environmental Law: A History
  • A Brief History of American Environmental Thought andActivismThe Development of American Environmental Law; Chapter 3 Notes; CHAPTER 4: The National Environmental Policy Act; A General History and Overview of NEPA; A Legal History of NEPA: Information and Reporting; A Legal History of NEPA: Substance and Procedure; The NEPA Transparency Clause; Chapter 4 Notes; CHAPTER 5: Agency Compliance with the National EnvironmentalPolicy Act; The Environmental Protection Agency; The U.S. Forest Service; The Federal Communications Commission; Chapter 5 Notes
  • CHAPTER 6: The Informational Provisions of AmericanEnvironmental LawsGovernment-Held Information Gathered During EnvironmentalActivities; Pollution Control Statutes; Toxic Substance Control Statutes; The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act; The Endangered Species Act; Chapter 6 Notes; CHAPTER 7: The Impact of Environmental Information on GovernmentTransparency; Environmental Transparency and Modern AdministrativeJurisprudence; Regulation by Revelation; The Viability of Environmental Transparency Statutes; Chapter 7 Notes; CHAPTER 8: Conclusion; Secrecy and the Environment
  • The State of Freedom of Environmental Information inAmericaProposals for Increasing Environmental Transparency; Chapter 8 Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn818818819
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593326647
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818818819
Label
Freedom of Environmental Information, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1: Introduction; What Is Environmental Information?; The Significance of Studying Access to EnvironmentalInformation; Public Participation in Environmental Decision- Making; The Convergence of Environmental Protection and GovernmentTransparency; Chapter 1 Notes; CHAPTER 2: Government Transparency: A History; Democratic Theory and Government Transparency; A Brief History of the Right to Know in America; The Road to the Freedom of Information Act; A Legal History of the Freedom of Information Act; Chapter 2 Notes; CHAPTER 3: Environmental Law: A History
  • A Brief History of American Environmental Thought andActivismThe Development of American Environmental Law; Chapter 3 Notes; CHAPTER 4: The National Environmental Policy Act; A General History and Overview of NEPA; A Legal History of NEPA: Information and Reporting; A Legal History of NEPA: Substance and Procedure; The NEPA Transparency Clause; Chapter 4 Notes; CHAPTER 5: Agency Compliance with the National EnvironmentalPolicy Act; The Environmental Protection Agency; The U.S. Forest Service; The Federal Communications Commission; Chapter 5 Notes
  • CHAPTER 6: The Informational Provisions of AmericanEnvironmental LawsGovernment-Held Information Gathered During EnvironmentalActivities; Pollution Control Statutes; Toxic Substance Control Statutes; The Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act; The Endangered Species Act; Chapter 6 Notes; CHAPTER 7: The Impact of Environmental Information on GovernmentTransparency; Environmental Transparency and Modern AdministrativeJurisprudence; Regulation by Revelation; The Viability of Environmental Transparency Statutes; Chapter 7 Notes; CHAPTER 8: Conclusion; Secrecy and the Environment
  • The State of Freedom of Environmental Information inAmericaProposals for Increasing Environmental Transparency; Chapter 8 Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn818818819
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593326647
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)818818819

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