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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Smog check : science, federalism, and the politics of clean air /
Author Eisinger, Douglas S.
Publisher RFF Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 550550878
ISBN 9781933115719 (hbk. : alk. paper); 1933115718 (hbk. : alk. paper); 9781933115726 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1933115726 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Air--Pollution--Government policy--United States. ; Automobiles--Motors--Exhaust gas--California. ; Automobiles--Inspection--California. ; Federal-state controversies--United States.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELCM  HC110.A4E46 2010 NVFEL Library/Ann Arbor, MI 12/20/2010
ERAM  HC110.A4 E46 2010 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 03/21/2011
ESAM  HC110.A4E46 2010 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 02/28/2011
Collation [xvii], 233 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 190-208) and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction to a state vs. federal dispute -- A brief history leading up to the conflict -- EPA policy runs into California politics -- Statlemate : negotiations and sanctions -- The deal : flexibility granted -- Timelines : a brief visualization of the debate period -- Smog check's legacy -- Why the conflict occurred -- The public, the press, and environmental policy -- Lessons learned and a new regulatory tool -- Epilogue : Viewpoints from others at EPA -- Appendix A. Enhanced I/M requirements in the 1990 CAAA -- Appendix B. Automotive air pollution and emission standards -- Appendix C. An overview of the U.S. RSD experience.