Resource Management & Protection

Resource Management & Protection

Promote the management of natural resources as interrelated parts of life-supporting ecosystems. Promote resource conservation, stewardship, and long-range planning, with the responsibility for managing natural resources shared by all levels of government. Preserve the physical, chemical and biological integrity of the ecosystem with maximum protection of public health and the environment.

Air Quality. Promote measures to reduce pollution from mobile and stationary sources.

Energy. Support environmentally sound policies that reduce energy growth rates, emphasize energy conservation, and encourage the use of renewable resources.

Land Use. Promote policies that manage land as a finite resource and that incorporate principles of stewardship.

Water. Support measures to reduce pollution in order to protect surface water, groundwater, and drinking water, and set up a process to evaluate inter-basin water transfers.

Waste Management. Promote policies to reduce the generation and promote the reuse and recycling of solid and hazardous wastes.

Nuclear. Promote the maximum protection of public health and safety and the environment.

Climate Change. Support climate goals and policies that are consistent with the best available climate science and that will ensure a stable climate system for future generations.

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WATER POLICY IN RHODE ISLAND

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LAND USE POLICY IN RHODE ISLAND

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1. the premise that land is a finite resource and that land ownership, whether public or private, carries responsibility for stewardship; 2. land use planning and zoning that reflects conservation and wise management of resources; 3. identification and protection of areas of critical concern, including wetlands, shore lands, and unique scenic, historical and cultural sites; 4. acquisition of land for public use; 5. review of environmental, social, and economic impacts of major public and private developments including the Keweenaw National Historical Park, local historic districts, proposed parks and the U.S. 41 corridor; and 6. citizen access to the land use planning process.
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After public information sessions were held in the early summer of 2019, and as the public comment deadline was set to end, both the US Navy and Northrop- Grumman each submitted their own views on the State of New York’s plan to clean up the

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Event Date: 
Dec 17 2019 - 11:00am to 1:30pm
Event location: 

Squaxin Museum

December Special Program: 

Squaxin Museum Tour and Tribal Speaker - Don't miss this exciting and educational field trip!

 

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The League of Women Voters of Irving supports the following measures to improve floodplain control in Irving.

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The League of Women Voters of Irving supports an integrated approach to municipal waste management with orderly priorities we've specified.

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The League of Women Voters, Mississippi believes that deregulation of the electric industry should be approached cautiously because of its possible impact on the environment and various stakeholders.
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Action Alerts

The State Assembly will vote TODAY on three sensible bills designed to prevent suicide as well as a wetland bill that would do more harm than good.  Your call or email to your Assembly Representative will make a difference.

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Action Alerts

The State Senate will vote Tuesday on three bills supported by the League, and your call or email to your State Senator will help get them passed.

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