The Role Government Policy Plays on Evironmental
page contains electronic materials published by various institutions,
which can be used as teaching resources. Some of the resources are
general and some others specific to subjects presented in each PULSE
Teachers & Students
Health Perspectives (EHP) has artciles on
government policy and the effect on our environment.
Federal Policy Reflect Recent Research in
the Area of Intrauterine Exposure to Environmental Hazards? HTML
Messenger from the White House: Council on Environmental
Quality HTML | PDF
Setting Environmental Agendas: The Search for Common
Does Secrecy Equal
Security? Limiting Access to Environmental Information HTML |
U.S. Ocean Policy
Report Card HTML |
mission of CIDRAP is
to prevent illness and death from infectious diseases through epidemiologic
research and the rapid translation
of scientific information into real-world practical applications
and solutions. Through the development of its website, CIDRAP
has provided access to timely, comprehensive information on bioterrorism
and numerous resources on food safety
and food and agricultural biosecurity. Increasingly, professional audiences and
the public recognize the site as a premier resource, one to be consulted daily.
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) Public
Health Law Program helps
people to understand how law effects public and environmental health.
Law is a traditional public health tool for disease prevention and health
promotion. For many traditional public health problems, both acute and
chronic, the role of law has been crucial in attaining public health
goals, even rivaling the roles of epidemiology and laboratory science.
Law School U.S. Code Collection
has resources on
congressional declaration on national environment policy. The purpose of
this collection to recgonize the need to declare a national policy which
will encourage productive and enjoyable harmony
man and his environment.
for Environmental International Law is a nonprofit organization
working to use international law and institutions to protect the environment,
promote human health, and ensure a just and sustainable society. They
provide a wide range of services including legal counsel, policy research,
analysis, advocacy, education, training, and capacity building.
and regulations are a major tool in protecting the environment. Congress
passes laws that govern the United States. To put those laws into effect,
Congress authorizes certain government agencies, including Environmental
Protection Agency, to create and enforce regulations. On this webpage,
you will find a basic description of how laws and regulations come
to be, what
and where to
find them, with an emphasis on environmental laws and regulations.
Federal Register notices
related to the environment are available on EPA's
website. Most of these are notices issued by EPA. Also, check out
Kids Club and the Teaching
on this webpage were developed by Stephanie
Nardei Outreach Information Specialist, Center of Toxicology,
Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center, University of Arizona.