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Sewage collection and treatment

in Environmental Pollution Studies

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239239
eISBN:
9781846313035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239239.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses sewerage systems and methods of sewage treatment. There are two types of sewerage systems: ‘combined’ and ‘separate’. In combined sewerage systems, rainwater from roads and ... More


Scientists and Implementation

Ann Campbell Keller

in Science in Environmental Policy: The Politics of Objective Advice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013123
eISBN:
9780262258982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013123.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter discusses the impact of boundaries between science and policy and the limitation of scientists’ participation in policy deliberations and their policy narratives. The chapter also ... More


Planters, Sawyers, and Snags: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Daniel McCool

in River Republic: The Fall and Rise of America's Rivers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161312
eISBN:
9780231504416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161312.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter examines the history of American river development through one of its major proponents, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps of Engineers is one of the oldest agencies in the ... More


A Standing Royal Commission

Susan Owens

in Knowledge, Policy, and Expertise: The UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution 1970–2011

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198294658
eISBN:
9780191802171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294658.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Chapter 3 presents a history and biography of the Royal Commission, from its origins during the ‘environmental revolution’ of the late 1960s to its abolition during a cull of quangos in 2011. It ... More


The Circumstances of Influence

Susan Owens

in Knowledge, Policy, and Expertise: The UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution 1970–2011

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198294658
eISBN:
9780191802171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294658.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter focuses on the ways in which the Commission’s ideas came to have effect, and on the conditions in which they were most or least likely to do so. The Commission had impact, but its ... More


Giving Good Advice?

Susan Owens

in Knowledge, Policy, and Expertise: The UK Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution 1970–2011

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198294658
eISBN:
9780191802171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294658.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter has three roles. First, it draws out the distinctive characteristics of the Commission that were critical to its standing and influence—its authority, autonomy, breadth, and continuities ... More


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