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  • 1. 
    This agency is responsible for mapping, resources, and the enviornment
    • A. 

      Usgs

    • B. 

      Blm

    • C. 

      Epa

    • D. 

      Us forest service

  • 2. 
    This agency is in charge of promoting and regulating the use of federal parks, monuments, and reservations
    • A. 

      National park service

    • B. 

      National forest service

    • C. 

      Us forest service

    • D. 

      Blm

  • 3. 
    This agency is in charge of managing unwanted lands
    • A. 

      Usgs

    • B. 

      National forest service

    • C. 

      Us forest service

    • D. 

      Blm

  • 4. 
    This agency enforces the endangered species act and is responsible for wildlife refugees
    • A. 

      Blm

    • B. 

      National park service

    • C. 

      Epa

    • D. 

      Fish and wildlife

  • 5. 
    This agency was established in 1970 after nepa, and is used to impliment acs by governmental agencies
    • A. 

      Epa

    • B. 

      Us forest service

    • C. 

      Department of agriculture

    • D. 

      Department of interior

  • 6. 
    This agency is responisble for food safety, water quality, foresty, and soil conservation
    • A. 

      National park service

    • B. 

      Blm

    • C. 

      Department of agriculture

    • D. 

      Department of interior

  • 7. 
    This agency is in charge of managing national forest and grasslands
    • A. 

      Department of agriculture

    • B. 

      Department of interior

    • C. 

      National park service

    • D. 

      Us forest service

  • 8. 
    This agency is responsible for national parks, energy, minerals, wildlife, endangered species, and public lands
    • A. 

      Department of agriculture

    • B. 

      Us forest service

    • C. 

      Epa

    • D. 

      Department of interior

  • 9. 
    This branch of the government sets agenda, formulates policy, and implements policy
    • A. 

      Executive branch

    • B. 

      Judicial branch

    • C. 

      Legislative branch

  • 10. 
    Legislative, executive, and judicial are forms of 
    • A. 

      Horizontal seperation of powers

    • B. 

      Vertical seperation of powers

  • 11. 
    This is a form of a non-governmental in the US
    • A. 

      EPA

    • B. 

      Forest Service

    • C. 

      Green peace

    • D. 

      Blm

  • 12. 
    This was an effort for private citizens to gain control of land mainly in the west.  Believe that land belongs to the state or individuals will utilize it better.
    • A. 

      Green washing

    • B. 

      Sagebrush rebellion

    • C. 

      Yucca mountain

    • D. 

      Love canal

  • 13. 
    The united nations is a form of a 
    • A. 

      Non governmental agency

    • B. 

      Trans-national advocacy network

    • C. 

      Multi national company

    • D. 

      Intergovernmental orginization

  • 14. 
    Disinformation dissemintaed by an orginization as to present an environmentally responsible public image is called 
  • 15. 
    These groups have common goal and exchange information, sevices, and resources
    • A. 

      Trans-nations advocacy networks

    • B. 

      NGO'S

    • C. 

      Intergovernmental orginizations

  • 16. 
    Who are global actors
    • A. 

      Scientist

    • B. 

      NGO'S

    • C. 

      Multi national corps

    • D. 

      Political parties

  • 17. 
    This branch of the government ids problems, sets agenda, formulates policy, and evaluates 
    • A. 

      Judicial branch

    • B. 

      Legislative branch

    • C. 

      Executive branch

  • 18. 
    What are the problems for the legislative branch
    • A. 

      Divided geographic politics

    • B. 

      Pork barrel politics

    • C. 

      Fragmented power

    • D. 

      Electoral cycle

    • E. 

      Not equally influenced by groups

  • 19. 
    This act was the first comprehensive statement of enviornmental policy and calls for the wide use of the environment without degradation  and preserves imporatant sites.
    • A. 

      Clean air act

    • B. 

      NEPA

    • C. 

      Multiple use act

  • 20. 
    This act was written by the wilderness society and protected 9 million acres of federal land and created the preservation system
    • A. 

      Wilderness act

    • B. 

      Clean water act

    • C. 

      Clean air act

  • 21. 
    This act was written to eleminate high releases of toxic substances into water, meet surface water standards for recreation and lower pollution.  DOES NOT ADDRESS GROUNDWATER
    • A. 

      Clean air act

    • B. 

      Clean water act

    • C. 

      Wilderness act

    • D. 

      Nepa

  • 22. 
    This act protected critically imperiled species from extinction as a consequence of economic growth and development untempered by conservation.
    • A. 

      Superfund

    • B. 

      Clean water act

    • C. 

      Health forest act

    • D. 

      Endangered species act

  • 23. 
    The comprehensive enviornmental response, compensation, and liability act is often called
    • A. 

      Nepa

    • B. 

      Fema

    • C. 

      Superfund

  • 24. 
    The federal authority to clean sites contaminatied with hazardoous substances that harm human health or enviornment
    • A. 

      Nepa

    • B. 

      Superfund

    • C. 

      Epa

  • 25. 
    This branch interprets policy, adopts policy, and evaluates policy.  Assess the legality of the law
    • A. 

      Legislative

    • B. 

      Judicial

    • C. 

      Executive

  • 26. 
    Judicial decisions are based on 
    • A. 

      Precedent

    • B. 

      Constitution

    • C. 

      Statutes

    • D. 

      Executive orders

    • E. 

      Appellet court decisions

  • 27. 
    Authority is divided between central government and sub-national units.
    • A. 

      Federalism

    • B. 

      Unitary

    • C. 

      Confederal

  • 28. 
    Which is not what the Central governments have
    • A. 

      Sees big picture

    • B. 

      Has more money

    • C. 

      More power

    • D. 

      Understands local needs

  • 29. 
    Not a part of local governments
    • A. 

      Manage money better

    • B. 

      People feel greater connections

    • C. 

      Understand local needs

    • D. 

      Protects minorities

  • 30. 
    These issues have to do with what agency, to many visitors, multiple use issues, porous boundaries, inholder rights
    • A. 

      Blm

    • B. 

      Forest service

    • C. 

      Fish and wildlife service

    • D. 

      National park service

  • 31. 
    Grazing, mining, multiple use and energy extraction are issues with
    • A. 

      Blm

    • B. 

      Forest service

    • C. 

      Fish and wildlife

    • D. 

      National park service

  • 32. 
    Roads, timber vs wilderness, endangered species, multiple use, and watershed are issues with 
    • A. 

      Blm

    • B. 

      National park service

    • C. 

      Forest service

    • D. 

      Fish and wildlife

  • 33. 
    Wildlife vs wilderness, multiple use, and energy
    • A. 

      Blm

    • B. 

      Forest service

    • C. 

      Nps

    • D. 

      Fish and wildlife

  • 34. 
    Training and operatiions, endangered species, water and soil pollution, secrecy, and exemption from enviornmental regulations.
    • A. 

      Blm

    • B. 

      Dod

    • C. 

      Nfs

    • D. 

      Forest service

  • 35. 
    Secretary of agriculture administers renewable resources on national forest land for multiple use and sustained yield.  timber, range, water, recreaion, wildlife
    • A. 

      Multiple use sustained yield act

    • B. 

      Nepa

    • C. 

      Taylor grazing act

    • D. 

      Healthy forest act

  • 36. 
    The name of the city where a school was built on a chemical site.
  • 37. 
    Moves waste issues to feds from state and local expired in 1988.
    • A. 

      Resource conservation and recovery act

    • B. 

      Superfund

    • C. 

      Nuclear wast policy act

  • 38. 
    Why is it difficult to manage public lands
    • A. 

      History

    • B. 

      Interest groups

    • C. 

      Multiple agencies oversee land

    • D. 

      Multiple use conflicts

    • E. 

      Technical language

  • 39. 
    Material that can cause death or injury to living creatures is called
  • 40. 
    Material that can pose long term risk to health and enviornment is called
  • 41. 
    Universal waste is 
    • A. 

      Pesticides

    • B. 

      Radioactive

  • 42. 
    Corrosive and radioactive waste is considered
    • A. 

      Mixed waste

    • B. 

      Universal waste

    • C. 

      Charecteristic waste

  • 43. 
    This agency is charged with protecting human health, enforces regulations and fines others
  • 44. 
    Eastern water uses a ___________ system if you own the land along a waterway you have the right to use it.
    • A. 

      Riparin

    • B. 

      Prior appropration system

  • 45. 
    Wester water uses _________________  must use water for beneficial uses first in time, first in line.
    • A. 

      Riparin water system

    • B. 

      Prior appropration system

  • 46. 
    ____________ originates from source specific location
  • 47. 
    Not from specific location ie. runoff from irrigation, salt from streets
  • 48. 
    Epa estimates that 1/3 surface water does not meet water quality standards
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    Permit to pollute, focus is on industry and municiplaites, citizen suit provisions
    • A. 

      Clean water act

    • B. 

      Safe drinking water

    • C. 

      Resource conservation and recovery act

  • 50. 
    What are the five points of national air quality standards
    • A. 

      Epa standards set on industry base

    • B. 

      Primary standards

    • C. 

      States enforce

    • D. 

      Secondary standards (water, aesthetics)

    • E. 

      Max air concentration for 7 pollutants

    • F. 

      Control techniques and guidelines for existing sources

    • G. 

      Must be met by 1975

    • H. 

      Health standards

  • 51. 
    What are the four points of new source 
    • A. 

      EPA standards set on industry base

    • B. 

      Control techniques and guidelines for existing sources

    • C. 

      24/7 control

    • D. 

      Const of implimentation considered

    • E. 

      1 year to designate sites of attainment vs non-attainment

    • F. 

      States enforce

  • 52. 
    State implimentation plan
    • A. 

      Retrofit

    • B. 

      24/7 control

    • C. 

      Health standards

    • D. 

      1 year to designate sites of attainment and non-attainment

    • E. 

      Epa standards set on industry

    • F. 

      Must meet co and o2 standards

    • G. 

      Plant expansion requires control technology

    • H. 

      Purchase offsets from existing plant

  • 53. 
    The goal of the clean air act was to promote public health and welfare and the productive capacity of its population
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    The clean air act does what
    • A. 

      Limit the power of superfund

    • B. 

      Sets national ambient air quality

    • C. 

      Epa sets source performance standards on stationary sources

    • D. 

      Epa to set mobile source emmision standards

    • E. 

      State devise plan to implement regulations