William Ruckelshaus, the primary time round

Following right this moment’s put up by Craig Oren on precedents from the Reagan period for Trump’s plans to roll again environmental regulation (on which see additionally William Ruckelshaus’s piece from yesterday’s NY Instances), I am additionally re-posting an fascinating name initially posted on H-Atmosphere:

On behalf of a brand new group of students, the Environmental Information and Governance Initiative, I might like to ask the participation of environmental historians in a a venture we’re enterprise.   As a part of a report we’re getting ready on the primary 100 days of the Trump Administration, we’re hoping to supply some historic and comparative perspective on what may have transpired.  I might welcome your assist, to begin with, with a evaluate of the related historic literature.  Both as “reply” to this put up or by electronic mail, may you please ship citations of insightful articles, e-book chapters or book–with a abstract of contents and argument–on the next matters?

1. Accounts and evaluation of the environmental dimensions of the U.S. presidential transition to Ronald Reagan

2. Accounts and evaluation of the environmental dimensions of the Canadian transition to Stephen Harper

three. Nominations, with a quotation, of every other environmental transitions of a federal authorities that you simply assume pertinent

All replies and a abstract are going to be posted within the new H-Commons record H-Envirohealth.   Should you choose emailing, please ship to chrissellersedgi@gmail.com and/or trinberg@gmail.com.   

Should you’d additionally prefer to get additional concerned with our group, please tell us.  Loads of good work to do, and we welcome new power and concepts.

Chris Sellers for the Environmental Information and Governance Initiative https://envirodatagov.org/

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