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Running Aground: The Hidden Environmental and Regulatory Implications of Homeland Security
Policy Brief

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American Constitution Society for Law and Policy

May 2007

In this issue brief, Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar examines a little-noticed way in which the burgeoning focus on homeland security since the attacks of 9-11 has affected domestic regulatory policy. He argues that the government reorganization that took place when the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was created, which included converting the U.S. Coast Guard into a bureau within the vast new DHS bureaucracy, is taking a toll on protection of the environment.

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