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" When an activity raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically. "
Genetic Democracy: Philosophical Perspectives - Page 79
edited by - 2007 - 148 pages
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Better Environmental Decisions: Strategies for Governments, Businesses, and ...

Ken Sexton, Alfred A. Marcus, K. William Easter, Timothy D. Burkhardt - 1999 - 475 pages
...necessan to implement the Precautionaty Prtnciple: When an activity raises threats of harm to human hcalth or the environment. precautionary measures should...even if some cause and effect relationships are not fttlK established scientificallv. ln this context. the proponent of an activitv. rather th.tn the public....
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H.R. 1300, the Recycle America's Land Act of 1999: Hearing Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment - 1999 - 321 pages
...departments are encouraged to address as many of these guidelines as possible. General Principles • "When an activity raises threats of harm to human...relationships are not fully established scientifically. In this context, the proponent of an activity, rather than the public, should bear the burden of proof....
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Women and Health

Marlene B. Goldman, Maureen C. Hatch - 2000 - 1276 pages
...agreement, the precautionary principle states: When an activity raises threats of harm to human (women's) health or the environment, precautionary measures...relationships are not fully established scientifically. In this context, the proponent of an activity rather than the public should bear the burden of proof...
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Protecting Public Health and the Environment: Implementing The Precautionary ...

Carolyn Raffensperger, Joel A. Tickner, Joel Tickner - 1999 - 385 pages
...World Wildlife Fund, and co-author af Our Stolen Future with Dianne Dumanaski and]. Peterson Myers When an activity raises threats of harm to human health...environment, precautionary measures should be taken even rf some cause and effect relationsblps are not fully established scientifically. Tbls idea, known as...
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Environmentalism for a New Millennium: The Challenge of Coevolution

Leslie Paul Thiele - 1999 - 336 pages
...principle stipulates that "[w]hen an activity raises threats of harm to the environment or human health, precautionary measures should be taken even if some...and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically."64 Effectively, the precautionary principle shifts the burden of proof. No longer would...
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H.R. 1300, the Recycle America's Land Act of 1999: Hearing Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment - 2000 - 321 pages
...departments are encouraged to address as many of these guidelines as possible. General Principles • "When an activity raises threats of harm to human...relationships are not fully established scientifically. In this context, the proponent of an activity, rather than the public, should bear the burden of proof....
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A Civil Economy: Transforming the Marketplace in the Twenty-First Century

Severyn T. Bruyn - 2009 - 328 pages
...detail. They argue that environmental decisions based on risk assessment are inadequate. When a product raises threats of harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if the cause and effect relationship is not fully established scientifically. The proponent of the product,...
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Risk Management and Society

Eve Coles, Denis Smith, Steve Tombs - 2000 - 300 pages
...of the best attempts to define the principle can be found in the so-called Wingspread Statement 2 : "When an activity raises threats of harm to human...relationships are not fully established scientifically" - Raffensperger and Tickner(1999)p. 8. 1n elaborating on the detail of the principle, Raffensperger...
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Ecology and Design: Frameworks For Learning

Bart Johnson, Bart R. Johnson, Kristina Hill - 2002 - 530 pages
...approach to all human endeavors. Therefore, it is necessary to implement the Precautionary Principle: When an activity raises threats of harm to human health...relationships are not fully established scientifically. In this context, the proponent of an activity, rather than the public, should bear the burden of proof....
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The Precautionary Principle: A Critical Appraisal of Environmental Risk ...

Indur M. Goklany - 2001 - 119 pages
...principle can be found in the so-called Wingspread Declaration (Raffensperger and Tickner 1999: 8): When an activity raises threats of harm to human health...even if some cause and effect relationships are not established scientifically. In this context the proponent of the activity, rather than the public,...
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