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The Clean Water Act

United States

The Clean Water Act

as amended through December 1981.

by United States

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Water -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3787.122 .A2 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 132 p. ;
      Number of Pages132
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3141986M
      LC Control Number82602735

      Water Quality. The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) includes several programs to protect and manage clean water and public health. The water quality program implements portions of the Pennsylvania Clean Streams Law (P.L , Act of , as amended (35 P.S. §§ et seq.)) and the federal Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. § et seq. ()). The Clean Water Act is a water pollution-control measure, which was passed as the Federal Water Pollution Control Act in Born from a river of fire, the act has undergone many changes over the years and likely faces many more.

      Clean Water Act (CWA), also known as Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of , U.S. legislation enacted in to restore and maintain clean and healthy CWA was a response to increasing public concern for the environment and for the condition of the nation’s waters. It served as a major revision of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of , which had proven.   The Clean Water Act establishes the basic structure for limiting discharges of pollutants into our waters and provides legal authority for states to establish water-quality standards for lakes Author: Steve Pawlowski.

        For more than four decades, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has worked to eliminate harmful air pollution pursuant to the Clean Air Act of And for just as long, EPA’s efforts have been hampered by a tragic flaw in that statute: its exemption of existing industrial facilities—most notably, coal-fired power plants—from federal limits on some of the most common, and harmful. For a brief introduction to the Clean Water Act, please visit the Watershed Academy's Web-based training module called, "Introduction to the Clean Water Act." Electronic Clean Water Act "Snapshot" A "snapshot" of the Clean Water Act provisions, as expressed in the amended law, is available in its entirety or by Title from the listings below in.


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