EPA Science Inventory

Government Legislation and Regulations in the United States

Citation:

SATERSON, K. Government Legislation and Regulations in the United States. 2Chapter 1, Levin S.A. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. Elsevier Science, New York, NY, 3:712-721, (2013).

Description:

For centuries, customary or traditional laws have covered the use of biological resources throughout the world. As human population levels increase in all societies, voluntary actions governed by cultural practices are frequently insufficient to protect biodiversity, leading to an increasing reliance on the creation and enforcement of government legislation and regulation to protect biodiversity.

Purpose/Objective:

Book Chapter

URLs/Downloads:

DUMMY FILE.PDF   (PDF,NA pp, 3 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (BOOK CHAPTER)
Start Date: 01/01/2013
Completion Date: 01/01/2013
Record Last Revised: 02/27/2013
Record Created: 02/27/2013
Record Released: 02/27/2013
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 252651

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS RESEARCH LAB

IMMEDIATE OFFICE

RESEARCH PLANNING AND COORDINATION STAFF