the president used that authority to sabotage regulations intended “to protect human health and the environment” in order to fight inflation. Clearly this action was an abuse of power and probably illegal. But this kind of abuse of presidential authority is so commonplace and widespread that it hardly gets noticed.
|Discourage to use of landfills and encourage technological alternatives||yes||no||no|
|Educate the public on known risks of landfills and other hazardous waste facilities||yes||no||no|
|Strict oversight on monitoring and reporting||yes||no||no|
|Punishment for violations great enough to deter violations||yes||no||no|
|Require insurance and financial responsibility great enough to cover future problems||yes||no||no|
|Encourage industry to manage its own waste on site||yes||no||no|
|Encourage waste reduction||yes||no||no|