Assessing potential future environmental legal events

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This report addresses the topic of environmental citizenship in the United States. The term refers to responsibilities each of us have with respect to helping our communities and nation make sound environmental decisions. This research centers on the citizens and what we ought to be doing, as opposed to what the government ought to be doing for us, to improve environmental citizenship. This report examines four central questions: What are the requirements (i.e., responsibilities) of citizenship vis-a-vis environmental decision- making processes; what constraints limit people`s ability to meet these requirements; what does our form of governance do to help or ... continued below

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Tonn, B. & Petrich, C. October 28, 1997.

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  • Tonn, B. Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (United States)
  • Petrich, C. The Ernst and Yound Center for Business Innovation, Cambridge, MA (United States)

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This report addresses the topic of environmental citizenship in the United States. The term refers to responsibilities each of us have with respect to helping our communities and nation make sound environmental decisions. This research centers on the citizens and what we ought to be doing, as opposed to what the government ought to be doing for us, to improve environmental citizenship. This report examines four central questions: What are the requirements (i.e., responsibilities) of citizenship vis-a-vis environmental decision- making processes; what constraints limit people`s ability to meet these requirements; what does our form of governance do to help or hinder in meeting these requirements; and what recommendations can be put forth to improve public participation in environmental decision making?

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OSTI as DE98003595

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  • Other Information: PBD: 28 Oct 1997

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  • Other: DE98003595
  • Report No.: ORNL/M--6220
  • Report No.: ORNL/NCEDR--1
  • Grant Number: AC05-96OR22464
  • DOI: 10.2172/614920 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 614920
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc691969

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Tonn, B. & Petrich, C. Assessing potential future environmental legal events, report, October 28, 1997; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc691969/: accessed October 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.