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Grossman, Mark
U.S. land and natural resources policy : history, debates, state data, maps, primary documents / Mark Grossman and Gary C. Bryner
Alternate Title United States land and natural resources policy
2nd ed
Amenia, N.Y. : Grey House Pub., c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  HD216 .G76 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Public lands -- Government policy -- United States
Natural resources -- Government policy -- United States
Public lands -- United States -- Management
Natural resources -- United States -- Management
Land use -- Government policy -- United States
Physical Description xvii, 921 p. : ill., maps (mostly col.) ; 29 cm
Note First ed. issued as: U.S. land and natural resources policy: a public issues handbook / Gary C. Bryner. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998
Includes bibliographical references (p. [901]-908) and index
Contents Natural resources and public lands policies -- The evolution of public lands policy -- Overview of public land set asides, withdrawals and policies -- Biodiversity and the preservation of endangered species -- National forests and timber policy -- Grazing and public lands -- Mining and energy -- Water resources -- National parks and wilderness -- The debate about public lands and natural resources -- Primary documents -- State data & maps -- National data, rankings, & maps -- Department of the Interior -- Industry resources -- U.S. land acts and laws
Summary This work is an overview of the policy debates surrounding U.S. public lands and the natural resources they contain. The greatly expanded second edition traces the origin and evolution of policy, the current debate and future direction of land and natural resources policy. Coverage also extends to assess policy options in light of ecological principles, and examines the importance of public lands and natural resources in the nation's environmental quality and in the quality of life the environment will provide for future generations
NOTE 516485
Alternate Author Bryner, Gary C., 1951-

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