Mrs. Monarch Project

Timeline created by kingmorgan
  • Refuse Act

    Reduce waste dump into waterways
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  • Water Quality Act

    required states to establish minimum water quality standards for portions of inter-state waters lying within their borders.
  • National Environmental Policy Act

    national policy for the environment, to provide for the establishment of a Council on Environmental Quality, and for other purposes
  • Clean Air Act

    protect public health and public welfare and to regulate emissions of hazardous air pollutants
  • Noise Control Act

    establishes a national policy to promote an environment for all Americans free from noise that jeopardizes their health and welfare
  • Clean Water Act

    establishes the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States and regulating quality standards for surface waters.
  • Marine Mammal Protection Act

    prohibits, with certain exceptions, the "take" of marine mammals in U.S. waters and by U.S. citizens on the high seas, and the importation of marine mammals and marine mammal products into the U.S
  • Endangered Species Act

    authorizes the determination and listing of species as endangered and threatened
  • Safe Water Drinking Act

    protect the quality of drinking water in the U.S. This law focuses on all waters actually or potentially designed for drinking use, whether from above ground or underground sources
  • Toxic Substances Control Act

    authority to require reporting, record-keeping and testing requirements, and restrictions relating to chemical substances and/or mixtures
  • Superfund

    An act to provide for liability, compensation, cleanup, and emergency response for hazardous substances released into the environment and the cleanup of inactive hazardous waste disposal sites.
  • Food Secruity Act

    discourage the use of wetlands as non-wetlands
  • Oil Protection Act

    prevent and respond to oil spills by establishing provisions that expand the federal government's ability, and provide the money and resources.
  • Pollution Prevention Act

    industry, government, and public attention on reducing the amount of pollution through cost-effective changes in production, operation, and raw materials use.
  • Food Quality Protection Act

    To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and for other purposes.