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Politics and the Environment

Q1. Who do you think should manage the natural resources: legislature, public, scientists, or special interest groups?

Q2. How have environmental regulations implemented by local politicians affected your daily life?

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Q1. Who do you think should manage the natural resources: legislature, public, scientists, or special interest groups?

Managing natural resources to ensure preservation and the proper extraction of resources such as coal or natural gas should fall upon all three sectors that are mentioned in your question. Legislatures are dependent upon the scientific research of scientists before making educated rational decisions about where drilling or exploration can occur for natural resources. In addition special interests groups such as environmental activists like Green Peace lobby on behalf of endangered areas when other special interest groups such as those in big oil attempt to drill in protected areas.

It is suffice to say that the managing of natural resources would be detrimentally hampered if anyone of these groups controlled the entire process wherein legislatures who only took the ...

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How you should manage the natural resources is determined. The environmental regulations implemented by local politicians affecting daily life is determined.

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