PS 3480, Environmental Politics, October 22, 2012

   

Exam Monday October 29 


How Does the United States Govern Energy?


5. Alternatives to Coal, Oil, and Nuclear Power

a. Nonrenewable sources

 

b. Renewable sources

 

            Solyndra

 

            Ethanol

 

c. Conservation

 

 


How Does the U.S. Govern Waste ?


1. Solid Waste

 

    The Voyage of the Mobro

 

2. Toxic Waste

 

    a. Lead: A case study

 

    b. Disposal

The Issue-Attention Cycle

   

                Love Canal 

 

                Times Beach, Russell Bliss and Dioxin in Eastern Missouri

                     
    c. Regulating toxics from cradle to grave

  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), 1976
     
  • Toxic Substances Control Act, 1976

 

3. Nuclear Waste