Presidential Influence and Environmental Policy

Synopsis

This study examines the administrative tools and techniques that U.S. presidents have used to influence environmental policy and legislation through the years. A major portion of the book assesses current techniques and recent administrations, particularly Reagan, Carter, and Bush strategies. This unique study of the flow of information, gathering of data, executive orders, risk assessment and how they affect agency action and legislation outlines the powers, limitations, and administrative procedures of the presidency.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1992