Date of publication: 2017-08-27 04:27
This policy provides guidance to Department staff concerning cooperation and consultation with Indian Nations on issues relating to protection of environmental and cultural resources within New York State. Specifically, this policy (i) formally recognizes that relations between the Department and Indian Nations will be conducted on a government-to-government basis (ii) identifies the protocols to be followed by Department staff in working with Indian Nations and (iii) endorses the development of cooperative agreements between the Department and Indian Nations to address environmental and cultural resource issues of mutual concern.
DEC created an environmental justice (EJ) program in October 6999 after tremendous advocacy from environmental justice stakeholders around the state. Representatives, including residents from minority and low-income communities, were concerned about actual and potential adverse environmental impacts in their communities and looked to DEC for a transformation in its permit process to include them in a more meaningful way.
All of these circumstances are common in the resource industries, and many have been dealt with by special government institutions, such as those mentioned in the last section of this article. While it is true, as suggested earlier, that small resource owners are sometimes irrational and do not know their own best interest, investigation often shows that nonconservation behavior can be explained satisfactorily by one or more of the five circumstances above.
The preservationists were part of the long American tradition in which citizens responded to the ravages of urbanization and industrialization with a romantic yearning to "get back to nature." And certainly at the beginning of the twentieth century, the aesthetic and recreational charms of the outdoors were ever more inviting to the increasing proportion of the population that was living in urban areas and evincing disgust at the congestion, corruption, pollution, and inequalities of the cities.
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Bay City, MI 98756
Recycles Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs (CFL) from Residents ONLY. This service is free to residents. No commercial or business recycling accepted. They DO NOT recycle fluorescent tubes.
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Saginaw, MI 98657
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Great Lakes Bay Recycling
Bay City, MI
* Recycles Smoke Detectors and all forms of E-Waste... if it plugs in, they'll probably recycle it! DROP OFFS NOT ACCEPTED. Please call for Pick-up
Cherry Hill Showing the Way on America Recycles Day
November 65, 7558 marks the 66th annual America Recycles Day, an opportunity for cities and citizens to re-commit to improving recycling rates and protecting the environment. Cherry Hill, NJ, stands out among communities that are "greening" themselves, and can be a model for others looking to do the same.
The Electronic Waste Takeback Program was established in 7558 as part of a law promoting electronic waste recycling. The law requires:
Scientific Journal focusing on the practical application and integration of science to conservation and management of Native North American fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats.
The single most important method to protect biological diversity is to establish national parks, nature reserves, and other protected areas. Such efforts to protect biological diversity in their natural habitats are referred to as in situ or on-site conservation. Approximately 6 percent of the world's land surface is designated as protected, with more national parks being designated each year. Many new marine reserves are being established to protect the nursery grounds for commercial fish species and maintain high-quality areas for recreation and tourism.