Environmental Research and Development: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Technology, Environment, and Aviation of the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, November 4, 1993, Volume 4

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1994 - 246 pages
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Page 115 - With important exceptions in the National Science Foundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the US Geological Survey (USGS), most federal environmental R&D is narrow, supporting either a regulatory or a management function.
Page 200 - The 1970's absolutely must be the years when America pays Its debt to the past by reclaiming the purity of its air, its waters, and our living environment. It is literally now or never.
Page 34 - Statement to the world leaders assembled at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992...
Page 12 - Energy (DOE), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Page 168 - The federal government should provide resources, including financial support, for the development and implementation of state and local environmental-education initiatives. Corporate leaders should make long-term environmental management a basic component of their strategic decisionmaking and planning. Businesses should undertake regular environmental audits and make periodic reports to the public on their environmental performance. Consumer-labeling efforts should continue to involve government,...
Page 11 - R&D enterprise is the Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences (CEES) of the Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering and Technology (FCCSET). This interagency committee does not currently encompass all environmental issues, and only in one instance, the US Global Change Research Program, does it plan, prioritize, and coordinate the agencies
Page 41 - Fund are available for expenditure as provided in appropriation acts. Not less than 40 percent of annual appropriations are to be used for Federal purposes; these include activities and programs of the Bureau of Land Management, the Forest Service, the Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service. The remainder of funds appropriated are apportioned among the States on the basis of statutory formula and criteria.
Page 171 - ... technologies. Highest priority should go to energy efficiency. The states and the federal government should develop and maintain programs that provide incentives for energy efficiency, such as allowing utilities to earn as much by improving efficiency as by increasing production.
Page 5 - One model for such interaction is the Committee on Earth and Environmental Sciences of the Federal Coordinating Council for Science, Engineering, and Technology.
Page 175 - Nations in this regard; (d) the achievement of the goals established by the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992...

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