A Regulatory Primer of United States Multisectoral Land Use and Environmental Policy

Beth Ann Fiedler
  • January 2018, Springer Science + Business Media
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-75361-4_6

Understanding US Land Use and Environmental Policy

What is it about?

Provides the US national interpretation of global environmental regulation enacted at the national, state and local level.

Why is it important?

The chapter demonstrates the chain of global policy that acts as a foundation to US national environmental policy. Establishes the difficulty of translation to lower level of policy through case studies of the state of California and the City of Chicago but also recommends ways to fill the gaps.

Perspectives

Beth A. Fiedler
University of Central Florida

The span of environmental policy is vital from the community level to the top of the global food chain. In order to address environmental conditions that impact public health, there must be a clear understanding of how policy is developed, how they relate across multiple sectors, and the significance of that high level control of policy development on local development and health concerns.

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