Mrs. Monarch Project By kingmorgan Jan 1, 1899 Refuse Act Reduce waste dump into waterways Period: Jan 1, 1899 to Jan 1, 1996 Timespan Jan 1, 1965 Water Quality Act required states to establish minimum water quality standards for portions of inter-state waters lying within their borders. Jan 1, 1969 National Environmental Policy Act national policy for the environment, to provide for the establishment of a Council on Environmental Quality, and for other purposes Jan 1, 1970 Clean Air Act protect public health and public welfare and to regulate emissions of hazardous air pollutants Jan 1, 1972 Noise Control Act establishes a national policy to promote an environment for all Americans free from noise that jeopardizes their health and welfare Jan 1, 1972 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. Jan 1, 1972 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 Jan 1, 1973 Endangered Species Act authorizes the determination and listing of species as endangered and threatened Jan 1, 1974 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 Jan 1, 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act authority to require reporting, record-keeping and testing requirements, and restrictions relating to chemical substances and/or mixtures Jan 1, 1980 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. Jan 1, 1985 Food Secruity Act discourage the use of wetlands as non-wetlands Jan 1, 1990 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. Jan 1, 1990 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. Jan 1, 1996 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.