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16 terms
AP Environmental Science: Environmental Laws and Treaties
Safe Drinking Water Act
Clean Water Act
Clean Air Act
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
set maximum contaminant levels for pollutants that may have a…
set maximum permissible amounts of water pollutants that can…
set emission standards for cars, and limits for release of ai…
Environmental Impact Statements must be completed before any…
Safe Drinking Water Act
set maximum contaminant levels for pollutants that may have a…
Clean Water Act
set maximum permissible amounts of water pollutants that can…
39 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
54 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
39 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
22 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Clean Air Act
Clean Water Act
Kyoto Protocol
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Regulates ozone (O3), particulate matter, carbon monoxide (…
• Primary federal law in the US governing surface water quali…
• (1997) International agreement with binding targets for ind…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Clean Air Act
• Regulates ozone (O3), particulate matter, carbon monoxide (…
49 terms
AP Environmental Science - Laws and Regulations
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Acts (CWA)
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
Regulates and enforces all discharge into water sources and w…
Established federal authority for emergency response and clea…
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
11 terms
AP Environmental Science: Environmental Laws
Clean Water Act of 1977
Clean Air Act of 1970/77 & 1990
Wilderness Act
Toxic Substances Control Act
protects waterways from any physical, chemical, and biologica…
ambient standards for four primary pollutants: sulfur dioxide…
established a National Wilderness Preservation System meant t…
develop adequate data with respect to the effect of chemical…
Clean Water Act of 1977
protects waterways from any physical, chemical, and biologica…
Clean Air Act of 1970/77 & 1990
ambient standards for four primary pollutants: sulfur dioxide…
39 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
53 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Conservation
Preservation
Restoration
Remediation
"Controlled Use" "Scientific management" of natural resources…
Remaining wilderness areas on public lands should be left unt…
To bring back to former condition, active restoration seeks t…
Most often used with cleanup of chemical contaminants in a po…
Conservation
"Controlled Use" "Scientific management" of natural resources…
Preservation
Remaining wilderness areas on public lands should be left unt…
32 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
United Nations Agreement for the Law o…
Environmental Policy Act
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
Healthy Forest Initiative
law that protects the ocean's resources along with the wildli…
this act assures that all branches of government give proper…
A US environmental law that established a policy promiting th…
mainly meant to clear away vegetation and trees to create sha…
United Nations Agreement for the Law o…
law that protects the ocean's resources along with the wildli…
Environmental Policy Act
this act assures that all branches of government give proper…
36 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Oil Pollution Act
Pollution Prevention Act
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Safe Drinking Water Act
-Draft Year: 1990... -National... -Description: amended the Clean W…
-Draft Year: 1990... -National... -Description: established the nat…
-Draft Year: 1976... -National... -Description: to protect human he…
-Year: 1974... -National... -Description: protect public health by…
Oil Pollution Act
-Draft Year: 1990... -National... -Description: amended the Clean W…
Pollution Prevention Act
-Draft Year: 1990... -National... -Description: established the nat…
16 terms
AP Environmental Science: Environmental Laws and Treaties
Safe Drinking Water Act
Clean Water Act
Clean Air Act
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
set maximum contaminant levels for pollutants that may have a…
set maximum permissible amounts of water pollutants that can…
set emission standards for cars, and limits for release of ai…
Environmental Impact Statements must be completed before any…
Safe Drinking Water Act
set maximum contaminant levels for pollutants that may have a…
Clean Water Act
set maximum permissible amounts of water pollutants that can…
26 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
The Clean Air Act of 1963, 1965, 1970,…
The Clean Water Act of 1977, 1981, 1987
The Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974, 1…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
The Clean Air Act was passed to help control pollution in the…
Regulated discharges of pollutants into U.S. waters and water…
This act protects public drinking water in the U.S. the EPA s…
This act made a tax on the chemical and petroleum industries.…
The Clean Air Act of 1963, 1965, 1970,…
The Clean Air Act was passed to help control pollution in the…
The Clean Water Act of 1977, 1981, 1987
Regulated discharges of pollutants into U.S. waters and water…
50 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Atomic Energy Act
Clean Air Act
Clean Water Acts
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
AEA: Provides for the development and regulation of the uses…
CAA: Established primary and secondary air quality standards.…
CWA: Regulates and enforces all discharge into water sources…
CERCLA Superfund: Established federal authority for emergency…
Atomic Energy Act
AEA: Provides for the development and regulation of the uses…
Clean Air Act
CAA: Established primary and secondary air quality standards.…
24 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
United Nations Agreement for the Law o…
Environmental Policy Act
Resource Conservation Recovery Act
Water Quality Act
law that protects the ocean's resources along with the wildli…
this act assures that all branches of government give proper…
gives the EPA the authority to control hazardous waster for g…
set basis of US effort to control pollution in surface waters…
United Nations Agreement for the Law o…
law that protects the ocean's resources along with the wildli…
Environmental Policy Act
this act assures that all branches of government give proper…
29 terms
AP Environmental Science - Laws
Lacey Act
Taylor Grazing Act
Kyoto Protocol
Wilderness Act
A conservation law prohibiting the transportation of illegall…
A United States federal law that regulates grazing on federal…
Agreement among 150 nations requiring greenhouse gas emission…
Allowed congress to set aside federally owned land for preser…
Lacey Act
A conservation law prohibiting the transportation of illegall…
Taylor Grazing Act
A United States federal law that regulates grazing on federal…
48 terms
AP Environmental Science - Laws and Regulations
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Acts (CWA)
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
Regulates and enforces all discharge into water sources and w…
Established federal authority for emergency response and clea…
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
23 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws and Legislation
International Union for Conservation o…
Convention on Biological Diversity
CITES (Convention on International Tra…
Marine Mammal Protection Act
(1948) conserves nature through research, projects, and gover…
(1992, International treaty) protect biodiversity. It conserv…
(1973) It controls the international trade of threatened plan…
(1972, U.S.) focuses on single species to approach conservati…
International Union for Conservation o…
(1948) conserves nature through research, projects, and gover…
Convention on Biological Diversity
(1992, International treaty) protect biodiversity. It conserv…
48 terms
AP Environmental Science - Laws and Regulations
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Acts (CWA)
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
Regulates and enforces all discharge into water sources and w…
Established federal authority for emergency response and clea…
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
35 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Clean Air Act
Clean Water Act
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Consumer Product Safety Act
1970, national, control air pollution on a national level, EPA
1948 (amended 1972), national, regulated pollutant discharges…
1980, national, provides a national fund for the government t…
1972, national, Established Consumer Product Safety Commissio…
Clean Air Act
1970, national, control air pollution on a national level, EPA
Clean Water Act
1948 (amended 1972), national, regulated pollutant discharges…
39 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
24 terms
AP Environmental Science Key Laws
Soil and Water Conservation Act
Food Security Act
Personal Responsibility and Work Oppor…
Charity, Aid, Recovery, Empowerment Ac…
Soil and water conservation programs to aid landowners and us…
Nicknamed the Swampbuster, this act discouraged the conversio…
People who are able to work should find employment, so that t…
Supports Second Harvest and other food distribution charities…
Soil and Water Conservation Act
Soil and water conservation programs to aid landowners and us…
Food Security Act
Nicknamed the Swampbuster, this act discouraged the conversio…
30 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA)
Sets limits and goals to reduce mobile sources of air pollution
Federal law establishing a goal where water was to be fit for…
Established federal authority for emergency response and clea…
Purpose is to protect the public against unreasonable risks o…
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Sets limits and goals to reduce mobile sources of air pollution
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Federal law establishing a goal where water was to be fit for…
14 terms
Ap environmental science laws
Clean air act
Clean Water Act
CERCLA
Kyoto protocol
1973, 1990, USA, protect humans from air pollution, US Enviro…
1948, 1972, USA, regulation of quality for water, EPA
1980, 1986, USA, clean up contaminated and hazardous sites, c…
1992, international, reduce greenhouse emissions, UN
Clean air act
1973, 1990, USA, protect humans from air pollution, US Enviro…
Clean Water Act
1948, 1972, USA, regulation of quality for water, EPA
28 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Soil and Water Conservation Act (1977)
Food Security Act (1985)
Marine Mammal Protection Act (1972)
Endangered Species Act Program (1973)
soil and water conservation programs to aid landowners and us…
discouraged the conversion of wetlands to non wetlands; denie…
protects marine animals from falling below their optimum sust…
prohibited the commerce of those species considered to be end…
Soil and Water Conservation Act (1977)
soil and water conservation programs to aid landowners and us…
Food Security Act (1985)
discouraged the conversion of wetlands to non wetlands; denie…
32 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Ocean Dumping Ban Act
Resources Conservation and Recovery Act
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rod…
Endangered Species Act:1973
enacted in 1988 and prohibited the dumping of sewage and indu…
To protect human health and the environment from hazards of w…
Regulates the use of pesticides. Must all be registered with…
For the preservation and protection and recovery of imperiled…
Ocean Dumping Ban Act
enacted in 1988 and prohibited the dumping of sewage and indu…
Resources Conservation and Recovery Act
To protect human health and the environment from hazards of w…
13 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
All branches of government give proper consideration to the e…
Set NAAQS - national ambient air quality standards
Regulates discharges into waters
provides superfund to clean up uncontrolled or abandoned haza…
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)
All branches of government give proper consideration to the e…
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Set NAAQS - national ambient air quality standards
28 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Chernobyl
Clean Air Act
Clean Water Act
CERCLA
Nuclear plant in Ukraine that exploded due to lack of safety…
CAA- establishes primary and secondary air quality standards,…
CWA- regulates pollutants (oxygen, pH, fecal coliform etc), 1…
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation Liability…
Chernobyl
Nuclear plant in Ukraine that exploded due to lack of safety…
Clean Air Act
CAA- establishes primary and secondary air quality standards,…
42 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
38 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Clean Air Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
• Regulates ozone (O3), particulate matter, carbon monoxide (…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
39 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
32 terms
AP Environmental Science - Laws and Regulations
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Acts (CWA)
Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA)
Convention on International Trade in E…
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
Regulates and enforces all discharge into water sources and w…
Purpose is to protect the public against unreasonable risks o…
Controls the exploitation of endangered species through inter…
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
Clean Water Acts (CWA)
Regulates and enforces all discharge into water sources and w…
30 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
United Nations Environmental Programme…
National Wildlife Refuge System
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act…
Purpose of protecting human health and the environment by wri…
Sets global environmental agenda, serves as authoritative adv…
designated for certain protected areas, managed by US fish an…
management of the non-hazardous and hazardous solid waste inc…
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Purpose of protecting human health and the environment by wri…
United Nations Environmental Programme…
Sets global environmental agenda, serves as authoritative adv…
17 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Surface Mining Control and Reclamation…
Madrid Protocol
Safe Drinking Water Act
Clean Water Act
requires coal strip mines to reclaim the land
Moratorium on mineral exploration for 50 years in Antarctica
set maximum containment levels for pollutants in drinking wat…
set maximum permissible amounts of water pollutants that can…
Surface Mining Control and Reclamation…
requires coal strip mines to reclaim the land
Madrid Protocol
Moratorium on mineral exploration for 50 years in Antarctica
19 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Ro…
Wilderness Act, 1964
National Environmental Policy Act, 1969
Clean Air Act, 1970
Requires all commercial pesticides to be approved by the EPA…
allows American government to protect over 9 million acres of…
A law passed requiring all branches of the government to issu…
Required EPA to develop and enforce regulations to protect th…
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Ro…
Requires all commercial pesticides to be approved by the EPA…
Wilderness Act, 1964
allows American government to protect over 9 million acres of…
34 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Soil Erosion Act 1935
Soil and Water Conservation Act 1977
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Ro…
Federal Environmental Pesticides Contr…
As a result of Dust Bowl, this act established the Soil Conse…
provides continuing appraisal of US soil, water and related r…
Regulates the manufacture and use of pesticides
requires registration of all pesticides in US commerce
Soil Erosion Act 1935
As a result of Dust Bowl, this act established the Soil Conse…
Soil and Water Conservation Act 1977
provides continuing appraisal of US soil, water and related r…
12 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Clean Air Act
Clean Water Act
CERCLA
Kyoto Protocol
Protection from pollution
Protection of clean water
Clean up sites that were contaminated
Reduce greenhouse gases
Clean Air Act
Protection from pollution
Clean Water Act
Protection of clean water
54 terms
AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE LAWS
Madrid protocol
Federal food, drug, cosmetic act
Federal insecticide, fungicide, and ro…
Food quality protection act
Made to remove the difficulties that were detering some count…
Law set to oversee the safety of food, drugs, and cosmetics
Law that sets up the basic US system of pesticide regulation…
Manages the use of pesticide residues in food meet certain st…
Madrid protocol
Made to remove the difficulties that were detering some count…
Federal food, drug, cosmetic act
Law set to oversee the safety of food, drugs, and cosmetics
39 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
29 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rod…
Surface Mining Control and Reclamation…
National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (…
regulates the use and distribution of pesticides and protects…
requires land owners to reclaim land after mining (fill topso…
protects rivers for aesthetic, recreational, wildlife, histor…
safety of food, drugs and cosmetics and prevents the exposure…
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rod…
regulates the use and distribution of pesticides and protects…
Surface Mining Control and Reclamation…
requires land owners to reclaim land after mining (fill topso…
39 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
39 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
44 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws
Mining Act of 1872
Lacey Act
National Park Service Organic Act
National Park Act
United States federal law that authorizes and governs prospec…
A conservation law prohibiting the transportation of illegall…
Established the National Park Service Act established the Nat…
Created Yosemite and Yellowstone National Parks (world's firs…
Mining Act of 1872
United States federal law that authorizes and governs prospec…
Lacey Act
A conservation law prohibiting the transportation of illegall…
39 terms
AP Environmental Science: Important Laws
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Antarctic Treaty
Madrid Protocol
Antiquities Act
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
• Addition to Antarctic Treaty... • Increased environmental prot…
Allows the President of the United States to create National…
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
• The "Superfund Act," designed to ID and clean up abandoned…
Antarctic Treaty
• Goal: preserve continent of Antarctica & ensure that it doe…
48 terms
AP Environmental Science - Laws and Regulations
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Acts (CWA)
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
Regulates and enforces all discharge into water sources and w…
Established federal authority for emergency response and clea…
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
48 terms
AP Environmental Science - Laws and Regulations
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Acts (CWA)
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
Regulates and enforces all discharge into water sources and w…
Established federal authority for emergency response and clea…
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
24 terms
AP Environmental Science Laws and Legislation
Safe Drinking Water Act
Ocean Dumping Ban Act or Marine Protec…
National Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
Clean Water Act
Sets maximum contaminant levels (mcls) for pollutants that ma…
Bans ocean dumping of sewage sludge and industrial waste. Als…
Protects portions of rivers with aesthetic, recreational, wil…
Set maximum permissible amounts of water pollutants that can…
Safe Drinking Water Act
Sets maximum contaminant levels (mcls) for pollutants that ma…
Ocean Dumping Ban Act or Marine Protec…
Bans ocean dumping of sewage sludge and industrial waste. Als…
48 terms
AP Environmental Science - Laws and Regulations
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Acts (CWA)
Comprehensive Environmental Response,…
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
Regulates and enforces all discharge into water sources and w…
Established federal authority for emergency response and clea…
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
Provides for the development and regulation of the uses of nu…
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Established primary and secondary air quality standards. Requ…
19 terms
AP Environmental Science: Laws and Acts
Mining Act of 1872
National Parks establishment
ESA - Endangered Species Act
CERCLA - Comprehensive Environmental R…
(Ulysses S. Grant) ... Purpose: Authorizes and governs mining fo…
(Ulysses S. Grant, put into place by Woodrow Wilson) ... Purpose…
Purpose: Protects critically endangered species from extincti…
(Richard Nixon)... Purpose: Designed to clean up sites contamina…
Mining Act of 1872
(Ulysses S. Grant) ... Purpose: Authorizes and governs mining fo…
National Parks establishment
(Ulysses S. Grant, put into place by Woodrow Wilson) ... Purpose…
19 terms
AP Environmental Science-Laws and Treaties
Safe Drinking Water Act
Ocean Dumping Ban Act
National Wild and Scenic River Act
Clean Water Act
set maximum contaminant levels for pollutants that may have a…
Bans ocean dumping of sewage sludge & industrial waste
Protects rivers with due to aesthetic-recreational, wildlife,…
Set maximum permissible amounts of water pollutants that can…
Safe Drinking Water Act
set maximum contaminant levels for pollutants that may have a…
Ocean Dumping Ban Act
Bans ocean dumping of sewage sludge & industrial waste
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