Community Environmental Policing: Assessing New Strategies of Public Participation in Environmental Regulation

  title={Community Environmental Policing: Assessing New Strategies of Public Participation in Environmental Regulation},
  author={Gregg P Macey},
This paper evaluates a new form of public participation in environmental monitoring and regulation advanced through local “bucket brigades,” which allow community members to sample air emissions near industrial facilities. These brigades represent a new form of community environmental policing, in which residents participate in collecting, analyzing, and deploying environmental information, and more importantly, in an array of public policy dialogues. Use of this sampling technology has had… Expand
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