Environmental Quality: The Twenty-third Annual Report of the Council on Environmental Quality Together with the President's Message to Congress

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1993 - 451 pages

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Page 443 - Americans safe, healthful, productive, and esthetically and culturally pleasing surroundings; (3) attain the widest range of beneficial uses of the environment without degradation, risk to health or safety, or other undesirable and unintended consequences; (4) preserve important historic, cultural, and natural aspects of our national heritage, and maintain, wherever possible, an environment which supports diversity and variety of individual choice...
Page 445 - Council"). The Council shall be composed of three members who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate...
Page 150 - Cumulative impact" is the impact on the environment which results from the incremental impact of the action when added to other past, present, and reasonably foreseeable future actions regardless of what agency (Federal or non-Federal) or person undertakes such other actions. Cumulative impacts can result from individually minor but collectively significant actions taking place over a period of time.
Page 443 - Government shall— (A) utilize a systematic, interdisciplinary approach which will insure the integrated use of the natural and social sciences and the environmental design arts in planning and in decision making which may have an impact on man's environment...
Page 446 - Nation ; (5) to conduct investigations, studies, surveys, research, and analyses relating to ecological systems and environmental quality ; (6) to document and define changes in the natural environment, including the plant and animal systems, and to accumulate necessary data and other information for a continuing analysis of these changes or trends and an interpretation of their underlying causes; (7) to report at least once each year to the President on the state and condition of the environment...
Page 51 - Unilateral actions to deal with environmental challenges outside the jurisdiction of the importing country should be avoided. Environmental measures addressing transboundary or global environmental problems should, as far as possible, be based on an international consensus.
Page 445 - Act for the purpose of determining the extent to which such programs and activities are contributing to the achievement of such policy, and to make recommendations to the President with respect thereto...
Page 356 - Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

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