Nomination of Kathleen A. McGinty: Hearing Before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session, on the Nomination of Kathleen A. McGinty to be a Member of the Council on Environmental Quality, September 27, 1995

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Page 2 - Council"). The Council shall be composed of three members who shall be appointed by the President to serve at his pleasure, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Page 2 - ... 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, to create and maintain conditions under which man and nature can exist in productive harmony...
Page 176 - ... (A) cause, or significantly contribute to an increase in mortality or an increase in serious irreversible, or incapacitating reversible, illness; or (B) pose a substantial present or potential hazard to human health or the environment when improperly treated, stored, transported, or disposed of. or otherwise managed.
Page 3 - 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 fulfil the social, economic, and other requirements of present and future generations of Americans.
Page 2 - ... to appraise programs and activities of the Federal Government in the light of the policy...
Page 106 - Conference on Environment and Development held in June, 1992 in Rio de Janeiro...
Page 24 - Deputy Assistant to the President and Director of the White House Office on Environmental Policy...
Page 176 - Half-life. The time it takes for one-half of any given number of unstable atoms to decay. Each isotope has its own characteristic half life.
Page 181 - The ability of a substance to cause damage to living tissue: impairment of the central nervous system: severe illness; or (in extreme cases) death when ingested, inhaled, or absorbed by the skin.
Page 177 - Different forms of the same chemical element that differ only by the number of neutrons in their nucleus. Most elements have more than one naturally occurring isotope. Many more isotopes have been produced in reactors and scientific laboratories. K Reactor. A plutonium and tritium production reactor at the Savannah River Site. started in 1 954 and shut down in 1988. The code name "K

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