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Case Studies in the Environment. 2020; 411–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2020.sc.965681
Published: 09 April 2020
... measurably impacted dialog and provided a more welcoming reception of public participation at meetings, with the doctor and scientist appointees providing critical perspectives and contributing to subtle shifts in the agency’s dominant messaging and decision making. While a public health frame has taken...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001883
Published: 31 December 2019
... statewide and their impact on DACs that primarily rely on groundwater for drinking water. Our analysis shows low adoption of voluntary GMPs (15% for Assembly Bill [AB] 3030 and 12% for Senate Bill [SB] 1938) by local agencies. Even though GMPs were most frequently adopted in the Central Valley, the majority...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001685
Published: 31 December 2019
... powerlessness in global environmental problems, we designed a transdisciplinary project for students to begin to take ownership of their learning experience, gain competencies in basic social science research methods, and explore agency with a community partner. In this case study, we narrate one exercise in...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001610
Published: 31 December 2019
... water quality. When contamination incidents occur, government agencies and non-profit organizations respond in various ways, including environmental remediation. These efforts can be successful in restoring water quality and improving biodiversity. But, what happens when clean-up efforts are able to...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001651
Published: 31 December 2019
... good? Q5. Context considerations : Campaign decisions are influenced by public opinion, political representation, and socio-economic features of a particular town or area. How would these contextual factors affect decision-making about campaign strategy, as well as reflect diverse theories of...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.sc.960306
Published: 31 December 2019
... development of one such group in Colorado. It describes how the organization now called the Coalition for the Poudre River Watershed (CPRW) came together to mitigate wildfire risks in the Poudre River watershed 1 after a particularly damaging wildfire season. Leveraging collaborative governance theory, the...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002071
Published: 31 December 2019
... department of the interior agencies . Hum Dimensions Wildl . 2011 ; 16 ( 4, Special Issue: Developing Adaptability ): 236 – 243 . 9. Innes JE , Booher DE . Reframing public participation: strategies for the 21st century . Plann Theory Pract . 2004 ; 5 ( 4 ): 419 – 436 . 10. Lynn FM...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001768
Published: 31 December 2019
... Conservation Strategy: Living Resource Conservation for Sustainable Development hereafter referred to as first world conservation strategy [ 12 ]. The strategy sought to guide conservation theory and practice onto a “new” and sustainable path. It identifies the main obstacles to achieving conservation as...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.001974
Published: 31 December 2019
... and scale, thus calling for a low-scale logistics operation, such as via trucks [ 11 ]. Based on this assumption, their method of shipping may have significant environmental impacts as according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, highway freight (via medium and heavy-duty trucks...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001800
Published: 31 December 2019
... guidelines of Oregon State University Institutional Review Board (Study ID #6348). The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. Interview participants. REFERENCES 1. Energy Information Agency . What Is U.S. Electricity Generation by Energy Source? 2018 . Available...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–7 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.002139
Published: 31 December 2019
... range of agencies, from the metropolitan center to the frontier encampment, with a view to eliminating Indigenous societies” [ 44 ], p. 393. Settler colonialism is an environmental injustice because the aspirations of one group inflict harms and risks on the environment of another [ 45 ]. The 2016...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2019; 311–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2019.001941
Published: 31 December 2019
... capstone course called Environmental Issues. The purpose of this course is to blend theory and practice and engage students directly with their local and regional environment. In one of the modules, students and faculty study cavity-nesting species native to the Pinelands and build new homes for them in a...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001115
Published: 31 December 2018
... processes: local governments, state and federal agencies, environmental organizations, irrigation districts, and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. 2 Interviews were conducted with all stakeholder groups until saturation was reached [ 24 ]. All interviews were recorded, then de-identified...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.000992
Published: 31 December 2018
... standards; it created a technical roadmap with specific deliverables and timelines that the government would need to follow; created a suprajurisdictional agency that would implement a Court-mandated Integrated Plan for environmental rehabilitation of the basin; and established a collegiate body of NGOs...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–13 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001081
Published: 31 December 2018
... describe the application of the information derived from the data in each study into the health advisory process. We discuss problems associated with modifying the risk management strategy for the population presumed to be at greatest risk. Names of provincial agencies are given as they were in 1997; most...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–11 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001198
Published: 31 December 2018
... changes over time [ 25 ]. Wetland Conferences are convened to share information and experiences on the wise use of wetlands which is subsequently shared and disseminated among member states [ 24 ]. The Environmental Management Agency is responsible for localizing the provisions of the Ramsar Convention in...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–6 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001396
Published: 31 December 2018
... that transformed the dynamics of local environmental politics. Educators organized teach-ins at universities and pollution-themed lessons in public schools; city governments featured their anti-pollution agencies at public events; and local community groups rallied support for reducing smog, cleaning...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–10 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.000737
Published: 31 December 2018
... government began using solar energy to power remote broadcasting and signaling installations [ 5 , 6 , 9 ]. Then, in the 1980s, the government began collaborating with donors and international agencies to install off-grid solar home systems in rural areas. Some were installed on schools for lighting, and...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–9 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2018.001073
Published: 31 December 2018
... efficient in theory, since the Hawaiian Islands south of O’ahu are either more spacious or sparsely populated compared to the densely populated demand center of O’ahu. However, the interisland cable proposal has not proven to be cost-effective in practice and the Hawai’i State Legislature repealed Act 165...
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Case Studies in the Environment. 2018; 211–12 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.000562
Published: 31 December 2018
...) and how they may exercise their agency to either accept or reject REDD+. emberas The Emberas migrated to eastern Panama from Colombia starting in the nineteenth century [ 51 ]. Their presence in the Bayano region is reported in the 1940s in isolated home sites along the Bayano River and its...