Risk Communication to Enhance Sustainability: Public Participation in Environmental Agency Decision-Making in South Florida

By Alfred Light.

Published by The Sustainability Collection

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A comparative evaluation of public participation provisions and processes regarding environmental remediation or restoration decisions with regionwide implications in South Florida.

Keywords: Public Participation, Risk Communication, Environmental Decision-Making

International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.95-100. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 820.964KB).

Prof. Alfred Light

Alfred R. (Fred) Light has been a member of the law faculty at St. Thomas University since 1989. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. from Harvard (cum laude). As a teacher and scholar in both law and political science, he has published numerous books and articles in the areas of federalism and intergovernmental relations, constitutional law, and environmental law. He previously taught at Texas Tech University and later practiced law with the international law firm of Hunton and Williams. Professor Light is active in various bar associations and currently serves as the liaison of the American Bar Association's Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources to its Standing Committee on Specialization as well as a member of the Ad Hoc Committee on Rules and Procedures for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. He is also a member of the Executive Boards of the Section of Environmental and Natural Resources Administration (SENRA) and the Section of Public Law and Administration (SPLA) of the American Society for Public Administration.


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