Nuclear Exports, International Safety and Environmental Issues: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy and Trade of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, December 18, 1979, and May 7, 1980
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on International Economic Policy and Trade
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1980 - Export controls - 226 pages
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Page 100 - To declare a national policy which will encourage productive and enjoyable harmony between man and his environment; to promote efforts which will prevent or eliminate damage to the environment and biosphere and stimulate the health and welfare of man; to enrich the understanding of the ecological systems and natural resources important to the Nation; and to establish a Council on Environmental Quality.
Page 181 - ... recognize the worldwide and long-range character of environmental problems and, where consistent with the foreign policy of the United States, lend appropriate support to initiatives, resolutions, and programs designed to maximize international [412 US 7221 cooperation in anticipating and preventing a decline in the quality of mankind's world environment...
Page 100 - Act, it is the continuing responsibility of the Federal Government to use all practicable means, consistent with other essential considerations of national policy, to improve and coordinate Federal plans, functions, programs, and resources...
Page 100 - Nation may: 1 fulfill the responsibilities of each generation as trustee of the environment for succeeding generations 2 assure for all Americans safe, healthful, productive and esthetically and culturally pleasing surroundings 3 attain the widest range of beneficial uses of the environment without degradation, risk to health or safety, or other undesirable and unintended consequences...
Page 149 - In any event, no license may be issued to any person within the United States if, in the opinion of the Commission, the issuance of a license to such person would be inimical to the common defense and security or to the health and safety of the public.
Page 14 - States and one or more foreign nations, or by an international body or organization in which the United States is a member or participant; or (iii) concise reviews of the environmental issues involved, including environmental assessments, summary environmental analyses or other appropriate documents. (b) Agencies shall in their procedures provide for preparation of documents described in Section 2-4(a), with respect to actions described in Section 23, as follows: (i) for effects described in Section...
Page 13 - Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, and as President of the United States and Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows: 1.
Page 101 - to the fullest extent possible" in section 102 means that each agency of the Federal Government shall comply with that section unless existing law applicable to the agency's operations expressly prohibits or makes compliance impossible.
Page 148 - Now the first and foremost restriction imposed by international law upon a State is that — failing the existence of a permissive rule to the contrary — it may not exercise its power in any form in the territory of another State.
Page 14 - Federal law to protect the environment against radioactive substances. (d) major Federal actions outside the United States, its territories and possessions which significantly affect natural or ecological resources of global importance designated for protection under this subsection by the President, or, in the case of such a resource protected by international agreement binding on the United States, by the Secretary of State. Recommendations to the President under this subsection shall be accompanied...