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5 EPA J. 1 (1979)

handle is hein.journals/epajrnl5 and id is 1 raw text is: United States '
Environmental Protection

Office of
Public Awareness (A-107)
Washington, D.C. 20460

Volume 5
Number 1
January 1979

Douglas M. Costle, Administrator
Joan Martin Nicholson, Director, Office of Public Awareness
Charles D. Pierce, Editor
Truman Temple, Associate Editor
John Heritage, Chris Perham, Assistant Editors
L'Tanya White, Staff Support

EPA is charged by Congress to
protect the Nation's land, air and
water systems. Under a mandate
i of national environmental laws
focused on air and water qual-
' ity, solid waste management and
the control of toxic substances,
pesticides, noise and radiation,
the Agency strives to formulate
and implement actions which
, lead to a compatible balance
between human activities and
the ability of natural systems to
support and nurture life.

The Benefits of a Cleaner
Environment 2
Administrator Douglas M. Costle
reviews the issue of the economy
and the environment.
An Economist's
View 4
Observations by Nobel prize-
winner Dr. Paul Samuelson.
A Lawmaker's
View 6
Senator Gary Hart discusses the
real cost of cleanup.
An Environmental
Balance 9
The view of Deputy Adminis-
trator Barbara Blum.

The Economy and
Regulatory Reform 10
An interview with Assistant
Administrator William Drayton.
The Environment
and Economics  i
A fact sheet highlights progress,
benefits, and costs.
The Love Canal
Tragedy 16
A report by Eckardt Beck.
Cleanliness Pays 20
A report by Richard Hoard on
Industry Cleanup Savings.
Cleanup Impact Aid 22
Edwin Clark II explains Federal
aids to ease the cost of cleanup.

The Public's View 2
Robert Mitchell and Kathryn
Utrup report on attitudes toward
cleanup costs.
Regulatory Savings  ,
Douglas Costle predicts huge
savings possible with regulatory
Gets Its Money 30
The budget process in Congress
is explained by Charles Warren.

Almanac 25
Nation 32

People 34
News Briefs 37

Front cover: Construction workers
are shown in this photo by Burt
Glinn of Magnum.

The EPA Journal is published
monthly, with combined issues
July-August and November-Decem-
ber, by the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency. Use of funds for
printing this periodical has been
approved by the Director of the
Office of Management and Budget.

Photo credits: Terry Eiler*, Love
Canal photos courtesy of Buffalo
Courier-Express and Niagara
Gazette, Boyd Norton, Lee
Lockwood, ENTHEOS', Burt
Glinn/Magnum, Ernest Bucci,
Ray Thacker
Views expressed by authors do not
necessarily reflect EPA policy. Con-
tributions and inquiries should be
addressed to the Editor (A-1 07),
Waterside Mall, 401 M St., S.W.,
Washington, D.C. 20460. No per-
mission necessary to reproduce
contents except copyrighted photos

Text printed on recycled paper.
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employees. Send check or money
order to Superintendent of Docu-
ments, U.S. Government Printing
Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.

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