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GVPT 273: Introduction to Environmental Politics

Research guide for GVPT 273: Introduction to Environmental Politics

CRS Reports

CRS Reports are produced by the public policy research arm of Congress and are heavily researched and written by experts in the field on legislative issues. CRS Reports are available fulltext from 1916 to the present.

Note: there might not be a crs report for every topic - but do try and see if there is!

Access  via the  Congressional Publications (Proquest) database.
Follow these steps:

1. Document Types
Either keep Select All, or deselect and choose CRS Reports.
(If you keep Select All, you will have the opportunity to limit document type within results)

2. Keep the search field to: All fields except full text
if searching on the name of a law use the Title search

3. Enter Search Terms = keywords. Some examples: 

cafo* and water
("climate change" or "global warming") and "national security"
biofuels and ethanol
"renewable energy" and biofuels
seafood and fraud



Results, notice you can change the display from relevance to sort by date (most recent first)