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The Life Cycles of the Council on Environmental Quality and the Environmental Protection Agency: 1970 - 2035

James K. Conant and Peter J. Balint

Abstract

In 1970, due to increasing public concern about the environment, a dramatic series of bipartisan actions were taken to expand the national government's efforts to control pollutants. In that year, the Congress and President Nixon established two key federal agencies to address the nation's growing environmental problems: the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). But despite this initial recognition of the pressing problems presented by environmental degradation, support for related policymaking and administration waxed and waned over the next thi ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190203702
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190203702.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James K. Conant, author

Peter J. Balint, author