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Pols 455

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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