Robert M. August was a natural resource planner on the staff of the State Planning Department in Baltimore. After leaving the department in early 1970, he served as staff to the Maryland General Assembly Natural Resources Committee's Conservation Sub-Committee. Included in this collection are materials relating to government activities and legislation concerning environmental issues in Maryland. Specific issues addressed include coastal wetland legislation and power plant siting legislation, and materials relating to these issues constitute a majority of the collection.
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The Robert M. August papers cover the period from 1970-1983; the bulk of the materials date from 1974-1977. The collection includes clippings, speeches, memoranda, reports, and other materials related to August's activities with the State Planning Department in Baltimore and the Maryland General Assembly Natural Resources Committee's Conservation Sub-Committee. Specific issues addressed include coastal wetland legislation and power plant siting legislation, and materials relating to these issues constitute a majority of the collection.
This collection was donated to the University of Maryland Libraries by Robert M. August in 2005.