The Relationship of Emergency Management to Governmental Policies on Man-Made Technological Disasters

Zimmerman, R.
Public Administration Review, Jan 1985, Vol. 45 Issue Special, p29-39, 11p.

Examines the relationship between emergency management and governmental policies on technological disasters. Exploration of whether or not disasters exist from man-made technologies involving hazardous materials and what mechanisms are currently in place to cope with such emergencies; Review of incidents involving environmental contamination; Regulations in place to deal with contaminations; Conclusion that laws have become powerful tools for detecting and mitigating against environmental problems.

Wagner Faculty