plan of action designed to achieve a certain goal
executive agency responsible for enforcing laws pertaining to a certain industry, the agency writes guidelines for the industry, such as safety codes, and enforces them through methods such as inspection
environmental impact statement
Statement required by Federal law from all agencies for any project using Federal funds to assess the potential affect of the new construction or development on the environment.
something that forces obedience with a law or rule
The trend toward increased cultural and economic connectedness between people, businesses, and organizations throughout the world.
a process in which each side is given the opportunity to explain its side of the dispute and must listen to the other side
the ability to recover
When a threat is of serious environmental damage, we should not wait for scientific proof before taking action.
settlement of a dispute by a person or panel chosen to listen to both sides and come to a decision
encourages international peace and universal respect by promoting collaboration among nations.