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The impact of public policy on environmental quality and health [electronic resource] : the case of land use management and planning / Amer El-Ahraf, Mohammad Qayoumi, Ron Dowd.

By: El-Ahraf, Amer.
Contributor(s): Qayoumi, Mohammad H | Dowd, Ron.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Quorum, 1999Description: 1 online resource (xv, 181 p.).ISBN: 9780313370649 (electronic bk.); 0313370648 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Land use -- United States -- Planning | Land use -- Environmental aspects -- United States | Land use -- Government policy -- United States | Environmental protection -- United States | Environmental Studies | Business | Landnutzung | Umweltpolitik | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Impact of public policy on environmental quality and health.DDC classification: 333.73/13/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Background and overview -- Legal and regulatory aspects of land use -- Environmental health issues and land use determinants -- Methods of pollution control and zoning -- Legal and legislative framework of environmental protection -- Role of government in environmental protection and land use -- Impact of land use on environmental health -- Process of land use planning -- Toward a sustainable land use model.
Summary: Until now, an approach to land use management planning that not only addresses economic issues, but also environmental concerns and health issues of land use has been lacking. These issues are vital for public policy makers, decision-makers throughout the private sector, as well as all businesses and industries that share space with the communities they serve and draw from. This volume covers the legal and regulatory aspects of land use management, the process of land use planning, and all of the related environmental, health, and societal impacts that land use planning entails. This book prov.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-176) and index.

Background and overview -- Legal and regulatory aspects of land use -- Environmental health issues and land use determinants -- Methods of pollution control and zoning -- Legal and legislative framework of environmental protection -- Role of government in environmental protection and land use -- Impact of land use on environmental health -- Process of land use planning -- Toward a sustainable land use model.

Until now, an approach to land use management planning that not only addresses economic issues, but also environmental concerns and health issues of land use has been lacking. These issues are vital for public policy makers, decision-makers throughout the private sector, as well as all businesses and industries that share space with the communities they serve and draw from. This volume covers the legal and regulatory aspects of land use management, the process of land use planning, and all of the related environmental, health, and societal impacts that land use planning entails. This book prov.

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