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Compilation of water pollution, environmental protection, and related laws

United States

Compilation of water pollution, environmental protection, and related laws

as amended through May 30, 2008 : prepared for the use of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives

by United States

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs. in Washington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesCompilation of water resources and related laws
ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF3787 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24541739M
ISBN 100160811988, 0160811996, 0160812003
ISBN 109780160811982, 9780160811999, 9780160812002
LC Control Number2010368307
OCLC/WorldCa272354332

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This is a list of international environmental agreements.. Most of the following agreements are legally binding for countries that have formally ratified them. Some, such as the Kyoto Protocol, differentiate between types of countries and each nation's respective responsibilities under the l hundred international environmental agreements exist but most link only a limited.   The approach to enforcing the Clean Water Act is based on maintaining water pollution at acceptable levels. The Act also helps state and local governments deal with their local water pollution problems through waste-water exchange programs and encouraging the local enforcement of the act. The Act was amended twice in its history: in and

  Other environmental laws help to protect drinking water, including the Clean Water Act. The Clean Water Act recommends states to designate surface waters used for drinking water and to establish water quality standards for those waters. The Act also establishes programs to prevent the release of pollution to these waters. Laws regulating the.   Pollution is the introduction of toxic emissions or containments into a natural environment that directly causes disorder, instability, destruction or discomfort to the infected ecosystem, including all physical systems or living organisms within the particular environment.


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