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Clean Water Act oversight

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Environmental Protection.

Clean Water Act oversight

hearing before the Subcommittee on Environmental Protection of the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, first session, June 16, 1989.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Subcommittee on Environmental Protection.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington [D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Water -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Federal aid to water quality management -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 101-171
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E647 1989l
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 236 p. ;
      Number of Pages236
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1813316M
      LC Control Number89602946

      Clean Water Act: A Summary of the Law Congressional Research Service 1 Introduction The principal law governing pollution of the nation’s surface waters is the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, or Clean Water Act. Originally enacted in , it was totally revised by amendments in that gave the act its current shape. See GM "Addendum to the Clean Water Act Civil Penalty Policy for Administrative Penalties", distributed August, (This document is reproduced at III.B, this compendium). "November 4, Congressional Testimony on Proposed Amendments to the Clean Water Act", dated Novem

        The Clean Air Act—whose basic structure was established in , and then amended in and —is a United States federal law designed to protect human health and the environment from the effects of air pollution. Under the Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is required to regulate emission of pollutants that.   The Clean Water Act (CWA) establishes the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States and .

        The Clean Water Act (CWA) is the cornerstone of surface water quality protection in the United States. The basis of the CWA was enacted in , and was called the Federal Water Pollution Control Act. This Act was expanded, restructured and reorganized in with the “Clean Water Act” we have today. In , the Oil Pollution Act amended the Clean Water Act to require some oil storage facilities to prepare Facility Response Plans. On July 1, , EPA finalized the revisions that direct facility owners or operators to prepare and submit plans for responding to .


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