For this assignment, assume you are a public administration scholar with a specialization in urban and regional planning. You have been asked to present at an environmental conference for local and regional governments. Develop a conference paper regarding environmental quality deterioration. Include the following in your discussion:
- Analyze the problem and determine reasons for the declining quality of air, water, and land in rural areas.
- Describe the role that government should play in dealing with these issues.
- Determine to what degree planners should account for environmental issues apart from those required by law and EPA regulations.
Support your conference paper with a minimum of five recent scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Length: 5 pages, not including title and reference pages
Your conference paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards