Energy, the Environment, and Public Policy: Issues for the 1990s

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acid deposition: cost of reducing, 115- 16; damage due to, 115-16; NAPAP research on, 96
Acid Precipitation Act ( 1980), 96
acid rain, 4, 9, 45-46; as Canadian-U.S. transboundary problem, 153-54; control costs for, 97-99; misperception of, 95-98; Reagan administration's view on regulation of, 33
Acid Rain Reduction Plan, 151
Agriculture, U.S. Department of: and Canadian-U.S. transboundary environmental issues, 150; research and development budget for, 33
Air and Waste Management Association, 91
Air Pollution Control Act ( 1955), 56
air pollution damages, 113
Air Quality Act ( 1967), 56
alar-in-apples scare, 92, 95
Alaskan oil spill, 4, 35
aluminum, weekly per capita waste generation of, 67
AMTRAK, subsidizing of, 40
Anderson, John, 21
Army Corps of Engineers: and Canadian-U.S. transboundary environmental issues, 150; operating budget for, 31, 32
atmospheric pollution, 4
atomic power industry, 4
awareness, and recycling behavior, 82, 85-86, 88
Bay of Fundy, tidal power facility in, 152
benzene, 72
bequest value, 10
biodiversity, 36
biomass energy, 174, 176, 177, 181
Blueprint for Environment, 27
Boskin, Michael, 36
Boundary Waters Treaty ( 1909), 146, 149
British North American Act ( 1867), 148
Brundtland Report ( World Commission on Environment and Development ( 1987), 11
Bruning, Edward R., 143-55, 188-89
Bureau of Land Management, U.S., operating budget for, 31, 32.,
Bureau of Ocean, Environment, and Scientific Affairs, U.S., responsibilities of, 149-50
Bureau of Reclamation, U.S., and Canadian-U.S. transboundary environmental issues, 150
Burford, Anne, 19, 22, 24, 25
Bush, George, 29, 32; environmental policy under, 35-36, 144, 154; research and development under, 34-35; view on environmentalism, 19-20; transition from Reagan to, 20
Canada-Ontario Agreement on Fisheries, 148

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