Battery disposal presents significant concerns for the environment (see Energy and Environment, Sec. 2.7). Research the current federal regulations and those in yourstate and local area that govern the collection and managementof used batteries. Prepare a PowerPoint presentation thatsummarizes the regulations and the programs and services inplace to assist consumers in complying with those regulations.Present data on the effectiveness of those efforts in your areabased on compliance and environmental benefits.
Ch 14: The Federal Bureaucracy Politics in Action: Regulating Food bureaucracy depends on certain elements: It has a hierarchical authority structure, in which power flows from the top down and responsibility flows from the bottom up; it uses task specialization so that experts instead of amateurs perform technical jobs; and it develops extensive rules, which may seem extreme at times, but which allow similar cases to be handled similarly instead of capriciously. Bureaucracies operate on the merit principle, in which entrance and promotion are awarded on the basis of demonstrated abilities rather than on “who you know.” 14.1 The Bureaucrats Bureaucrats are typically much less visible than the president or members of Congress. A