Nomination of Russel E. Train, Hearing Before The..., 93-1, August 1, 1973

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Page 21 - ... 4. preserve important historic, cultural, and natural aspects of our national heritage, and maintain, wherever possible, an environment which supports diversity and variety of individual choice; 5. achieve a balance between population and resource use which will permit high standards of living and a wide sharing of life's amenities; and 6.
Page 3 - State, and local agencies and from private organizations and individuals) shall be supplied to the Council on Environmental Quality in the Executive Office of the President (this will serve as making environmental statements available to the President).
Page 14 - Congress on — (1) available alternatives, including enforcement mechanisms to protect and enhance the quality of the Nation's air resources so as to promote the public health and welfare...
Page 30 - ... stimulate or induce secondary effects in the form of associated investments and changed patterns of social and economic activities. Such secondary effects, through their impacts on existing community facilities and activities, through inducing new facilities and activities, or through changes in natural conditions, may often be even more substantial than the primary effects of the original action itself.
Page 32 - A salinity policy be adopted for the Colorado River system that would have as its objective the maintenance of salinity concentrations at or below levels presently found in the lower main stem. In implementing the salinity policy objective for the Colorado River system, the salinity problem must be treated as a basin-wide problem that needs to be solved to maintain lower basin water salinity at or below present levels while the upper basin continues to develop its compact-apportioned waters. и....
Page 8 - Act, if passed, would have as its objective the restoration and maintenance of the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the nation's waters.
Page 27 - crisis" solely on an increased concern over environmental quality would be a grave failure to face the problem honestly and squarely. It seems to me that the best way to deal with the difficulties presented by our current energy position is to completely reorient our thinking about energy.
Page 8 - Act — (1) it is the national goal that the discharge of pollutants into the navigable waters be eliminated by 1985; (2) it is the national goal that wherever attainable, an interim goal of water quality which provides for the protection and propagation of fish, shellfish, and wildlife and provides for recreation in and on the water be achieved by July...
Page 13 - Court order was appealed to the Court of Appeals where it was affirmed, and subsequently to the Supreme Court, which affirmed the decision by a tie vote.
Page 4 - Up to now those of us who are concerned with the environment have enjoyed a honeymoon period. It has been easy, relatively easy, to generate public support and congressional support for the goals that we have written into the law. Now we are getting into a crunch period and it is going to be difficult to avoid the pressures of those who would throw away much of what has been accomplished. . . .10 By 1974, according to John Quarles, deputy administrator of the EPA at the time, "every Congressman could...

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