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Citizen environmentalists

James Lewis Longhurst

Citizen environmentalists

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Published by Tufts University Press in Medford, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • GASP (Pittsburgh, Pa.) -- History,
  • Environmentalism -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- History -- 20th century,
  • Environmentalism -- United States -- Pittsburgh -- History -- 20th century,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburg -- History,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburg -- History,
  • Environmental policy -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Citizen participation -- History,
  • Environmental policy -- United States -- Citizen participation -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames Longhurst.
    SeriesCivil society : historical and contemporary perspectives
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE198.P4 L66 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23872412M
    ISBN 109781584658498, 9781584658597
    LC Control Number2009045856

    A Citizen's Guide to the National Environmental Policy Act is a useful resource for individuals who wish to become familiar with NEPA and the CEQ NEPA regulations. This page guide, published in December , describes the NEPA process and provides information on how citizens can get involved. Citizen's Guide.   “Environmental Citizen Science: Virtues and Dilemmas” is the first chapter of the book. Kimura and Kinchy explain how the term “citizen science” has become an umbrella term for a variety of practices. They also discuss the complexities found within different varieties of citizen science.


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