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14 EPA J. 1 (1988)

handle is hein.journals/epajrnl14 and id is 1 raw text is: United States
Environmental Protection
Agency

Office of
Public Affairs (A-107)
Washington DC 20460

Volume 14
Number 1
January/February 1988

SEPA JOURNAL
Lee M. Thomas, Administrator
Jennifer Joy Wilson, Assistant Administrator for External Affairs
Linda Wilson Reed, Director, Office of Public Affairs
John Heritage, Editor
Ruth Barker, Assistant Editor
Karen Flagstad, Assistant Editor
Jack Lewis, Assistant Editor
James Ballentine, Circulation Manager

EPA is charged by Congress to pro-
tect the nation's land, air, and
water systems. Under a mandate of
national environmental laws, the
agency strives to formulate and im-
plement actions which lead to a
compatible balance between hu-
man activities and the ability of
natural systems to support and
nurture life.
The EPA Journal is published by
the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency. The Administrator of EPA
has determined that the publica-
tion of this periodical is necessary
in the transaction of the public
business required by law of this
agency. Use of funds for printing
this periodical has been approved
by the Director of the Office of
Management and Budget. Views
expressed by authors do not neces-
sarily reflect EPA policy. Contribu-
tions and inquiries should be ad-
dressed to the Editor (A-107),
Waterside Mall, 401 M St., S.W.,
Washington, DC 20460. No permis-
sion necessary to reproduce con-
tents except copyrighted photos
and other materials.

Thinking Like
a Mountain
From A Sand County
Almanac
by Aldo Leopold 2
The E in
EPA
by Lee M. Thomas 3
A Forum:
Speaking Ecologically 5
How Do We Know
What to Protect?
by Peter R. Jutro 8
Environmental Treasures:
The Arctic
by Richard Sumner 10
Environmental Treasures:
The Everglades
by Eric Hill Hughes 12

Waking Up
to the Value of Our Wetlands
by Thomas H. Kean 14
Lessons Learned
from Madagascar
by Claudine Schneider 16
Cities Have
an Ecology Too
by Bruce Wallace 18
EPA and NEPA:
Challenges and Goals
by Jennifer Joy Wilson 22
EPA and NEPA:
Cases in Point
by Richard E. Sanderson 25
NEPA:
Past, Present, and Future
by Alvin Aim  32

Does NEPA Make a
Difference?
by Dinah Bear 34
Thoughts about Improving
Environmental Care
by Malcolm Baldwin 36
Herbicides,
the Forest Service, and
NEPA
by Gary L. Larsen 38
Plastics:
Concerns about a Modern
Miracle
by Matthew Coco 40
Appointments 43
Presidential Awards 44

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Front Cover: Alaska's North Slope.  Design Credits:
Pictured here is Okpilak River  Donna Wasylkiwskyj;
drainage along the coastal plain  Ron Farrah;
with glaciated peaks in the     James R. Ingram.
distance. See article on page 10.
Photo by Dennis Miller of Caribou
Enterprises, Fairbanks, Alaska.
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