Environmental policies (81 - 83 of 83 items)
Endangered Species Program
108960: Apr 3, 1979
Major management improvements are needed in the following processes used by the Department of the Interior to prevent the endangerment and extinction of plants and animals: (1) listing species as endangered or threatened; (2) consulting with other Federal agencies; and (3) recovering listed species. Suggested amendments to be made to the Endangered Species Act of 1973 are discussed. In order to pr...
Mining Law Reform and Balanced Resource Management
EMD-78-93: Published: Feb 27, 1979. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1979.
An assessment of trends in hardrock mining in the United States is provided and recommendations are made to reform the Mining Law of 1872 so that current needs and values associated with public land mineral resources can be accommodated. This report is particularly concerned with promoting reform that will provide for social and environmental necessities while not adversely affecting mineral avail...