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September 21, 2006

Lynn L. Bergeson, “Environmental Accountability: Keeping Pace with the Evolving Role of Responsible Environmental Corporate Stewardship,” Environmental Quality Management, Autumn 2006.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

This “Washington Watch” column outlines the concept of environmental accountability, provides a summary overview of the many mechanisms that are included within this broad topic, and discusses the role that environmental accountability plays in influencing corporate business standards pertinent to environmental performance. As government resources earmarked for more traditional environmental enforcement and compliance-assistance initiatives continue to dwindle, environmental accountability will increasingly serve as a key driving force to compel higher standards of corporate environmental accountability.