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*Brief* aff list for USC teams
One of the tricky parts is that it's difficult to keep track of what's
being run by the people who travel a different circuit from yours. So,
as a Christmas gesture <hey, as I start this, it's still Christmas out
on the West Coast> I'm going to put down starter information on what's
being run by the teams that I have updated information on. Most of this
is from the Wake Forest Big List, and there is more detailed information
available at http://www.negia.net/~doyle/debate.html What I'm putting
up here is about as much as I would say if someone passed me in the
hallway and said "What does x run?" If I put more in this note, it'll
be thousands of lines long.
I have two requests.
1. If you see an entry for yourself that is out of date, please post a
note updating it, i.e. what you ran most recently.
2. I'd be eternally grateful if someone who has been keeping track of
the traditionally CEDA circuit would do the same for some of the teams
that I've skipped over here.
Feliz navidad y prospero nuevo ano.
>OPEN:--Meg Aguilar and Jeff Woods
In oil drilling, replace oil-based mud with synthetic mud. Claim marine
life, air pollution, and deaths on oil platforms.
>Jasmine Abdel-Khalik and Jacob Weigler
Ban perchloroethylene in dry cleaning. Claim air, water, food
contamination, health harms including cancer.
>OPEN--Horewitch and Kiernan
Use round table negotiation in all EPA rulemaking involving environmental
pollutants. Seek input of affected groups. No word on what they claim.
>Todd and Tabak
The NRC will cease production, testing etc. of depleted uranium bullets
and will classify them as low-level waste for disposal. Health harms,
species extinction, justifies nuclear use.
>Fitzmier and Heidt
David Heidt's still debating?! Close loopholes in environmental regulations
through sunset clauses, amortization & incremental regulation as per Heidi
Robertson. Claim health harms and environmental racism which is immoral.
>GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY
>--Pat Garrett and Jake Weiner
Extend regulations to cover contractors with DOE. An independent agency
oversees DOE cleanup. Advantages are pollution/waste tanks explode, train
wrecks while carrying waste resulting in a five mile zone of death, and
micronukes: DOE is pursuing them, oversight stops it.
>University of Georgia
>1)Barsness & Davis
Promote renewables through: phased-in carbon tax, shift subsidies from
fossil fuels to renewables, do revenue recycling & a capital gains tax,
enact regulations equal to the "tough" OTA regulations for energy
efficiency, tilted toward demand management of electric utilities.
Advantage: slow warming, claim agriculture, ecocide & sea level rise,
augment solvency by claiming international modelling.
>2)Cates & McIntosh
Do the California Low Emissions Vehicle Program nationally. Claim health
from small particulates, and crop yields from nitrous oxide and ozone.
>OPEN--1) Sonya Starr & Sanket Bulsara
Increase all harm- or exposure-based regulation by inclusion of several
more risk factors, notably including demographics and community perception.
Claim environmental racism.
>--2) Alex Spier & Carl Engstrom
Tradable permits for CO2. Warming, claim ecosystem & famine.
>University of Iowa
>--Andy Peterson & Cletus Raymond (a.k.a. Corey Rayburn)
>--Jill Podgorski & Karen Scott
Ban production, use & export of landmines, also "directional charges" <to
close off a circumvention mechanism>. Someone dies every fifteen minutes,
and it violates the noncombatant immunity principle of just war, with
deontological impacts. The plan spurs a global ban.
PR also has the potential to run Ban uranium mining on Native American
tribal lands without consent, claiming Native American genocide and mine
pollution snowballing to end all life.
PS also might run Require closed loop incineration of chemical weapons,
claiming people die and the food chain gets poisoned.
But from my reading of the Wake list, I think both of these teams were
principally running landmines at last check.
>1) Bill Lawrence & R.J. Snell
Participants in the '95 FAIR act must do LISA <Low Input Sustainable
Agriculture>. Advantages are Environmental Collapse, Small Farms
<centralizing agriculture kills yields, ending life> and Agriculture
Shocks <monoculture and soil erosion>.
>2) Amy Palermo & Doug Johnson
No updated info, but at previous tournaments Palermo ran the following
which is still being run by some Liberty teams: Ban open loop incineration
of chemical weapons, require closed loop neutralization, then destruction
by alternate tech with lower risk of emission, claim accidents would kill
many folks and ecosystem destruction.
>University of Louisville
>-- Dave Arnett/Jason Renzelmann
Require EPA to act on participatory and sociological data of maldistribution
of environmental hazards, enforced through citizen suits. Title V permits
must meet requirements of 1990 CAA. Plan modeled after 1995 Ecology LQ
article by Guana. Claim 1. health 2. empower the environmental justice
movement around which many other movements rally.
>Cockrell & McGuire
EPA & FWS designate Everglades a special area, form Everglades Planning
Council with representatives of Miccosukee and Seminole people to lead
restoration efforts and pass on permit requests. Claim sugar industry
causes phosphorous runoff which threatens the unique ecosystem.
>University of Michigan
>Scott Hessell and Corey Stoughton
Ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention. Claim chemical prolif is bad.
>Jason Hernandez and Tony Nicalo
USDA requires a 50% decrease in pesticide use over 5 years through IPM,
implemented through tradable permits. Gardner, Worldwatch, Mar/Ap 96 is
cited in the plan as an illustration of their intent. Decreased U.S.
production of food drives up prices causing worldwide famine, ten million
deaths a year, and nuclear war.
>--Michael Gottlieb & Ryan Sparacino
Ummm, not sure. Gottlieb has been banning domestic reprocessing of
nuclear waste and ground-based disposal, claiming terrorism and prolif.
Sparacino has been banning production of for-export-only pesticides
and claiming Cancer, Immune Systems Weakening, Epidemics <resistant
pests> and Hormone Disruption. If I'm not mistaken, they both give the
2AC with their respective regular partners, so I have no idea what to
>--David Nemecek & Todd Plutsky
Ban domestic reprocessing of nuclear fuel as well as ground-based disposal.
Claim terrorism and prolif.
>--Brandon Fletcher & Leslie Mueller
>--Shorge Sato & Shuman Sohrn
Pesticides, as above.
>University of Redlands
>--Lambrinos & Miller
>--Pujari & Lennon
>--Wetzel & Grant
All teams allegedly run the following: form community boards to make binding
recommendations to EPA for factors to consider in risk assessment for LULU
<local undesirable land use> sitings. They claim environmental racism &
>--Eric Hansum & Chris Lotz
Amend FIFRA, TSCA & FDCA to ban export of pesticides that aren't allowed
for domestic use. Use farm subsidies to promote IPM. Claim 20K deaths a
year and famine from monoculture.
>UNIV. OF TEXAS
>OPEN:--reed & congdon
>judd & brett
Coast guard national contingency plan is amended so that if an oil tanker
is aground, and will rupture unless some oil is jettisoned, jettisoning is
required, provided that a bunch of conditions are met. Oil spills kill the
ocean, which means no oxygen.
>University of Utah:
>Evans & Heider <& possibly the other teams too>
EPA will use TSCA to increase scrutiny of pollutants which threaten pregnant
womyn. Claim fetal damage, but chiefly claim that risk to fetuses is a
pretext to exclude womyn from certain jobs even though there's a risk from
male exposure as well.
>WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY
>1) Geppert & Rhodes
>2) Prestes & Gartenstein-Ross
>3) Runyan & Langwell
Tradable permits on CO2. By 2000, must be back to 1990 levels. Claim
agriculture & ecocide.
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