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Executive enviromental authority

Identify the formal and informal powers of the federal Executive Branch with respect to energy and environmental policy development.

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The executive branch has the power to check on other branches of government. Thus Congress cannot pass laws without Presidential approval, unless there is a 2/3 majority in each house that will vote for it. Thus environmental laws must generally be approved by the President. The President appoints Supreme Court ...