Joint House-Senate Colloquium to Discuss a National Policy for the Environment: Hearing Before the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Senate, and the Committee on Science and Astronautics, U.S. House of Representatives, Ninetieth Congress, Second Session. July 17, 1968

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Page 36 - I was to learn later in life that we tend to meet any new situation by reorganizing; and a wonderful method it can be for creating the illusion of progress while producing confusion, inefficiency, and demoralization.
Page 112 - ... as a result of his training, experience, and attainments, is exceptionally well qualified to analyze and interpret environmental trends and information of all kinds; to appraise programs and activities of the Federal Government in the light of the policy set forth in title I of this Act ; to be conscious of and responsive to the scientific, economic, social, esthetic, and cultural needs and interests of the Nation ; and to formulate and recommend national policies to promote the improvement of...
Page 95 - To lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises, to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and the general welfare of the United States...
Page 125 - Report (hereinafter referred to as the "report") which shall set forth (1) the status and condition of the major natural, manmade, or altered environmental classes of the Nation, including, but not limited to, the air, the aquatic, including marine, estuarine, and fresh water, and the terrestrial environment, including, but not limited to, the forest, dryland, wetland, range, urban, suburban, and rural environment...
Page 125 - The bill recognized both the need for "identifying the potentials of applied research and technology and promoting ways and means to accomplish their transfer into practical use, and identifying the undesirable byproducts and side effects of such applied research and technology in advance of their crystallization and informing the public of their potential in order that appropriate steps may be taken to eliminate or minimize them.
Page 124 - ... current and foreseeable trends in the quality, management and utilization of such environments and the effects of those trends on the social, economic, and other requirements of the Nation...
Page 22 - The 23rd Century scholars made another exceptionally interesting observation. They pointed out that 20th Century institutions were caught in a savage crossfire between uncritical lovers and unloving critics. On the one side, those who loved their institutions tended to smother them in an embrace of death, loving their rigidities more than their promise, shielding them from life-giving criticism.
Page 137 - Department of Health. Education, and Welfare Department of Housing and Urban Development Department of the Interior Department of Justice Department of Labor Department of State Department of...
Page 229 - Marine Resources and Engineering Development Act of 1966." Declaration of Policy and Objectives Sec. 2. (a) It is hereby declared to be the policy of the United States to develop, encourage, and maintain a coordinated, comprehensive, and longrange national program in marine science for the benefit of mankind to assist in protection of health and property, enhancement of commerce, transportation, and national security, rehabilitation of our commercial fisheries, and increased utilization of these...
Page 134 - Government agencies, including the departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Health, Education, and Welfare, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Transportation, and even the Department of State. In addition, the Atomic Energy Commission, the Federal Power Commission, the General Services Administration, and the Tennessee Valley Authority are all involved in environmental affairs.

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