6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- This early environmental law makes commercial hunting a thing of the past.
- CITES established a system of laws and controls over the international trade of threatened plant and wildlife.
- The law was passed in 1976 and regulates the introduction of new or already existing chemicals. Chemicals are screened and tested for their potential environmental or human-health hazards.
- Sets standards for contaminants in the public water supply
- Global effort to reduce carbon emissions. The US did not ratify the agreement.
- In 1963 300 deaths and thousands of illnesses in New York City from air pollution lead to this act. Major amendments were created in 1965, 1970, and 1990.
5 True/False Questions
Food Quality Protection Act → This legislation sets tolerances, or maximum residue limits, for pesticide residues on foods.
The Clean Water Act → It was developed in 1972 to protect the Nation's water ways and to stop pollution from being directly discharged into open waters.
The Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act → This law came about after the superfund was created to try and promote companies that have chemical waste and other harmful materials to dispose of them properly and inform the government and communities as to where they are dumping these materials
The Endangered Species Act → This legislation not only protects plants and animals but also the "critical Habitat" that those organisms need for survival.
The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act → Sets standards for contaminants in the public water supply