Clean-Air Standards and a Government Engineer

TitleClean-Air Standards and a Government Engineer
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication1992
AuthorsNational Society of Professional Engineers, Board of Ethical Review,
Corporate AuthorsNational Academy of Engineering, OEC
PublisherNational Academy of Engineering, Online Ethics Center
AbstractAn engineer refuses to draw up a permit for a building she believes violates environmental standards. Several days later, she learns that her department issued a permit anyway. Includes references to the NSPE Code of Ethics, and a link to the original case brought before NSPE's Board of Ethical Review.