I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?
I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
Furthermore both Pennsylvania and New Jersey Departments of Environmental Protection have evaluated the sediment to be dredged and also found it to be not toxic.
Ethanol is a premier high performance fuel. It has tremendous environmental benefits and is a key component to energy independence for our country.
But as environment minister I am very interested in a thriving German automobile industry because I can only pay for the rising costs of environmental protection at home and abroad if there are people in Germany with jobs and who pay taxes.
More and more companies are reaching out to their suppliers and contractors to work jointly on issues of sustainability environmental responsibility ethics and compliance.
We now see numerous examples of brands working together to address issues such as environmental degradations climate control pollution poverty and disease.
It is important to consider whether the sample size selected by the Environmental Genome Project will provide sufficient power to discover most alleles relevant to gene-environment interactions.
Moreover environmental health at the local level has become narrowly focused very much defined around regulations and the attendant regulatory debates.
One of the responsibilities faced by the Environmental Genome Project is to provide the science base upon which society can make better informed risk management decisions.
The infrastructure for linking environmental health and public health is not working as well as it should.
We all recognize that in recent decades many important achievements have helped create a cleaner healthier environment yet our national needs in environmental health are not being fully met.
While the Environmental Genome Project does not seek to assign allele frequencies we are aware of the importance of accurate allele frequency estimates for future epidemiologic studies and the large sample sizes such estimates will require.
Having yet another vote on refinery legislation that uses high oil prices as an excuse to weaken environmental protections and to give more legislative gifts to the oil industry is misguided in the extreme.
Let me start by emphasizing that I am open to efforts to expedite environmental procedures for true emergencies or in other clear cases where current laws are needlessly burdensome.
Well for starters we have to do more to create demand for new technologies that can reduce our dependence on foreign oil and environmental degradation.
Birds are indicators of the environment. If they are in trouble we know we’ll soon be in trouble.
I consider myself to have been the bridge between the shotgun and the binoculars in bird watching. Before I came along the primary way to observe birds was to shoot them and stuff them.
Not all is doom and gloom. We are beginning to understand the natural world and are gaining a reverence for life – all life.
Address these environmental issues and you will address every issue known to man. And we keep dabbling in things that aren’t really that important in the long term.
The environmental movement like all political processes reacts best to disasters. But these are very slow very gradual disasters in the making.
We have a project with Unocal here in Los Angeles where we as an environmental organization the oil company and the state all get together to promote the recycling of used motor oil.
We’re not trying to reinvent the wheel for any environmental organization to claim sole responsibility for any kind of victory is insane because everybody attacks these problems as a group.