U.S. Environmental Policy and Politics: From the 1960s to the 1990s

@article{Kraft2000USEP,
  title={U.S. Environmental Policy and Politics: From the 1960s to the 1990s},
  author={Michael E. Kraft},
  journal={Journal of Policy History},
  year={2000},
  volume={12},
  pages={17 - 42}
}
  • M. Kraft
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Policy History
Environmental policy and politics in the United States have changed dramatically over the past three decades. What began in the late 1960s as an heroic effort by an incipient environmental movement to conserve dwindling natural resources and prevent further deterioration of the air, water, and land has been transformed over more than three decades into an extraordinarily complex, diverse, and often controversial array of environmental policies. Those policies occupy a continuing position of… 
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