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Document Details


Title: Douglas M. Costle
Local code: EPA 202-K-01-002
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Historical Publications
Collection: Environmental Protection Agency Oral History Interviews
Description: Examines the background in the Nixon Administration and the term of Douglas M. Costle as EPA Agency Administrator (1977-1981) during the Carter Administration, including: involvement with President Nixon's Advisory Council on Executive Organization; EPA's implementation of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); energy policy; the growth of risk assessment and regulatory analysis in standard-setting at EPA; and EPA relations with Congress, states, courts, and the public.
URL: http://www.epa.gov/history/publications/costle/03.htm
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2001 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Costle, Douglas M., 1939-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 28-Jul-1939
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Government official
Age at speaking: 62
Document date: Jan-2001
Organizations discussed: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Administrative agencies; Conservation of natural resources; District of Columbia; Environmental law--United States; Environmental policy--United States; Environmental protection--United States; Federal government; Nature conservation; North America; Oral history; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023844-25351