The Environmental Decade (action Proposals for the 1970's): Hearings Before a Subcommittee...91-2. Feb. 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, March 13, April 3, 1970
1970 - 361 страници
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Страница 319 - State and local governments, and other concerned public and private organizations, to use all practicable means and measures, including financial and technical assistance, in a manner calculated to foster and promote the general welfare, to create and maintain conditions under which man and nature can exist in productive harmony, and fulfill the social, economic, and other requirements of present and future generations of Americans.
Страница 319 - Americans safe, healthful, productive, and esthetically and culturally pleasing surroundings 3. attain the widest range of beneficial uses of the environment without degradation, risk to health or safety, or other undesirable and unintended consequences 4. preserve important historic, cultural, and natural aspects of our national heritage, and maintain, wherever possible, an environment which supports diversity and variety of individual choice 5.
Страница 15 - I know no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves ; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise THEIR CONTROL WITH A WHOLESOME DISCRETION THE REMEDY IS NOT TO TAKE IT FROM THEM, BUT TO INFORM THEIR DISCRETION BY EDUCATION.
Страница 321 - ... make available to States, counties, municipalities, institutions, and individuals, advice and information useful in restoring, maintaining, and enhancing the quality of the environment ; (G) initiate and utilize ecological information in the planning and development of resource-oriented projects; and (H) assist the Council on Environmental Quality established by title II of this Act.
Страница 319 - To declare a national policy which will encourage productive and enjoyable harmony between man and his environment ; to promote efforts which will prevent or eliminate damage to the environment and biosphere...
Страница 321 - Council"). The Council shall be composed of three members who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, and each of whom shall be a person who, as a result of his training, experience, and attainments, is exceptionally qualified to analyze and interpret economic developments, to appraise programs and activities of the Government in the light of the policy declared in section 2, and to formulate and recommend national economic policy to promote employment,...
Страница 321 - Federal agency (1) to comply with criteria or standards of environmental quality, (2) to coordinate or consult with any other Federal or State agency, or (3). to act, or refrain from acting contingent upon the recommendations or certification of any other Federal or State agency. SEC. 105. The policies and goals set forth in this Act are supplementary to those set forth in existing authorizations of Federal agencies.
Страница 319 - The Congress, recognizing the profound impact of man's activity on the interrelations of all components of the natural environment, particularly the profound influences of population growth, high-density urbanization, industrial expansion, resource exploitation, and new and expanding technological advances and recognizing further the critical importance of restoring and maintaining environmental quality to the overall welfare and development of man...
Страница 319 - ... it is the continuing policy of the Federal Government, in cooperation with State and local governments, and other concerned public and private organizations, to use all practicable means and measures, including financial and technical assistance in a manner calculated to foster and promote the general welfare...