Environmental Laws: Summaries of Major Statutes Administered by the Environmental Protection Agency

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This report summarizes several federal statutes providing legal authority for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) programs and activities. These include: the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Ocean Dumping Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the Solid Waste Disposal Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Pollution Prevention Act (PPA), the Emergency Planning Act, and the Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 8, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Bearden, David M.

Specialist in Environmental Policy

Creator (Author):
Copeland, Claudia

Specialist in Resources and Environmental Policy

Creator (Author):
Luther, Linda

Analyst in Environmental Policy

Creator (Author):
McCarthy, James E.

Specialist in Environmental Policy

Creator (Author):
Schierow, Linda-Jo

Specialist in Environmental Policy

Creator (Author):
Tiemann, Mary

Specialist in Environmental Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: October 8, 2010
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United States
Description:

This report summarizes several federal statutes providing legal authority for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) programs and activities. These include: the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Ocean Dumping Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), the Solid Waste Disposal Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Pollution Prevention Act (PPA), the Emergency Planning Act, and the Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA).

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123 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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