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Laws of the United States relating to water pollution control and environmental quality.

United States

Laws of the United States relating to water pollution control and environmental quality.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Water -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States,
    • Environmental law -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCompiled by the Committee on Public Works, U.S. House of Representatives.
      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3787 1970
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 265 p.
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4376458M
      LC Control Number78608414

      The Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of and , known as the Clean Water Act, are the principal federal statutes for water quality protection. In California, the State Water Resources Control Board (State Board) and the nine semi-autonomous Regional Water Quality Control Boards (Regional Boards) administerFile Size: KB. Pollution control is an essential task. There are four types of control: legal, social, economical, and technological measures, which help to prevent the pollution by various methods of operations. Waste products enter the environment in various forms and threaten the quality of the air, land, and water. The presence of waste products in water.

        - Buy Environment and Pollution Laws (Containing Acts & Rules) book online at best prices in India on Read Environment and Pollution Laws (Containing Acts & Rules) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(2). States were directed to develop water quality standards establishing water quality goals for interstate waters. U.S. Marine Mammal Protection Act Prohibits the take of marine mammals, and enacts a moratorium on the import, export, and sale of marine mammal parts or products.

      27 June, – The revised ‘Water Pollution Prevention and Control Law’ has been approved by the National People’s Congress and will go into effect on 1 January, Overall, the new version of the law strengthens government responsibility and supervision. Within this, there are four key focus areas to note: the inclusion of the river.   Abstract. Environmental law controls and regulates the human impact on the environment. States promulgate and amend their internal legislation and administrative measures for the purposes of protecting the environment and promoting environmental management and sustainable : Myint Thu Myaing.


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