Accession Number:

ADA030904

Title:

Foreign Navies and Environmentalism

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. 1 Jul 1975-1 Jun 1976

Corporate Author:

NAVAL ACADEMY ANNAPOLIS MD ENERGY-ENVIRONMENT STUDY GROUP

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

54.0

Abstract:

The environmental legislation of some fifteen nations - Latin American, Asiatic, North American and European - was studied and placed into a perspective related to the environmental policies of the military of those nations. The effectiveness of the legislation is measured quantitatively and in area matters, and related to the development of naval environmental research and development. This paper highlights the structure of the environmental decision making process, effectiveness of the national environmental legislation, and the interaction of government policy, Environmental Research and Development and the Navy. It also emphasizes the existent dilemmas between environmentalism, pollution abatement and various other aspects of national security.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE