Guiding Thought Question: To what point should the environment stand in the way of progress? What types of environmental considerations should be examined when deciding whether or not to complete a project?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain the principles of governmental review and oversight in the planning phases of governmental activity. Students will examine NEPA, and apply it to a contemporary issue.
Central Question: How can influential pieces of Legislation from the past determine actions by the Federal Government in the present and Future? (1.1.c, 1.2.d)
Jaymeson Vander Velde
10/17/2022 07:38:23 am
The environment stands in the way of progress sometimes for example the Dakota Pipeline where we can gain a lot of money and it can help our country a lot but when it hurts the environment and the environment stnds in the way it sometimes sucks
10/17/2022 07:41:23 am
The environment should stand in the way of progress when habitats are being ruined and it messes with the food chain and stuff. they should consider farm land too because that messes with the food chain as well.
10/17/2022 07:42:16 am
The government should consider all of the possible effects of their actions on the environment, such as disruption (unbalancing) of ecosystems and how that effects important resources and nearby communities. The environment should stand in the way of progress to an unspecified extent.
10/17/2022 07:44:14 am
The environment should stand in the way of progress if the land is a habitat of endangered species and if the type of environment that is on the land.
10/17/2022 12:29:01 pm
the environment should stand in the way of progress if that progress would cause irreparable damage to the ecosystem
10/17/2022 12:29:39 pm
Environment should be the number one consideration when it comes to progress, if the land is "in the way" they shouldn't really continue and if it's not they can continue without issues and if there's an excess amount of drilling or digging it should be in a certain area.
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