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Author Mintz, Joel A., 1949-
Title Enforcement at the EPA : high stakes and hard choices / by Joel A. Mintz.
Publisher Austin : University of Texas Press, 2012.
 Book Stacks  GE180 .M56 2012  AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 313 p. ; 24 cm.
Edition Rev. ed.
Contents "Where the rubber hits the road and everything else hits the fan" : a brief description of EPA's enforcement process and the Superfund program -- Heavy seas before the maelstrom : EPA enforcement in the 1970s -- Destruction, confusion, confrontation, and disarray : EPA enforcement and Congressional oversight in the Gorsuch era -- "Away from the brink"--but not out of the woods : EPA enforcement from 1983 to 1989 -- Modest progress and renewed suspicion : EPA enforcement in the Bush I administration -- "Neither the best of times nor the worst of times" : EPA enforcement during the Clinton administration -- Suspicions, schisms, and partial revival : EPA enforcement during the Bush II administration -- Lessons learned : some observations on Congressional oversight, organizational structure, management approaches, and career staff trends -- Did industry capture EPA enforcement? : captive agency theory and its (partial) applicability -- EPA enforcement in the context of Federal civil service decline.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-304) and index.
ISBN 9780292728400 (cloth : alk. paper)
0292728409 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780292737112 (ebook, library)
0292737114 (ebook, library)
9780292742819 (ebook, other)
0292742819 (ebook, other)
Subject United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
Environmental policy -- United States.
Environmental law -- United States.
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