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  • 1 Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act — The Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986 is a United States federal law passed by the 99th United States Congress located at Title 40, Chapter 116 of the U.S. Code, concerned with emergency response preparedness.On October… …

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  • 2 Federal Emergency Management Agency — FEMA redirects here. For other uses, see FEMA (disambiguation). Federal Emergency Management Agency Agency overview Formed April 1, 1979 …

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  • 3 Endangered Species Act — Full title An Act to provide for the conservation of endangered and threatened species of fish, wildlife, and plants, and for other purposes Acronym ESA Enacted by the 93rd United States Congress Effective …

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  • 4 Safe Drinking Water Act — Full title An Act to amend the Public Health Service Act to assure that the public is provided with safe drinking water, and for other purposes Colloquial name(s) SDWA Enacted by the 93rd United States Congress …

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  • 5 Clear Skies Act of 2003 — The Clear Skies Act of 2003 is a proposed federal law of the United States. The official title as introduced is a bill to amend the Clean Air Act to reduce air pollution through expansion of cap and trade programs, to provide an alternative… …

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  • 6 National Environmental Policy Act — For other uses of NEPA , see NEPA (disambiguation). National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 Full title National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 Acronym NEPA Enacted by the 91st United States Congress …

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  • 7 Clean Air Act (United States) — Clean Air Act Full title Clean Air Act of 1963 Acronym CAA Effective Dec. 17, 1963 Citations Public Law P.L. 88 206 …

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  • 8 Computer-Aided Management of Emergency Operations — CAMEO® is a system of software applications used widely to plan for and respond to chemical emergencies. It is one of the tools developed by EPA’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Office …

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  • 9 Noise Control Act — The Noise Pollution and Abatement Act of 1972 is a statute of the United States initiating a federal program of regulating noise pollution with the intent of protecting human health and minimizing annoyance of noise to the general public.[1] The… …

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  • 10 Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 — The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 (MBTA), codified at 16 U.S.C. §§ 703–712 (although §709 is omitted), is a United States federal law, at first enacted in 1916 in order implement the convention for the protection of migratory birds… …

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  • 11 Clean Water Act — For Clean Water Act of Ontario, Canada, see Clean Water Act (Ontario). Clean Water Act Full title Federal Water Pollution Control Amendments of 1972 Acronym CWA / Clean Water Act Enacted by the 92nd United …

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  • 12 Antiquities Act — Devils Tower, the first National Monument The Antiquities Act of 1906, officially An Act for the Preservation of American Antiquities (16 USC 431–433), is an act passed by the United States Congress and signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt on… …

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  • 13 Medical Waste Tracking Act — The Medical Waste Tracking Act of 1988 is a United States federal law that addressed the handling and disposal of medical waste in coastal areas. The law created a two year program that went into effect in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode …

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  • 14 National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 — The provided guidelines and directives for administration and management of all areas in National Wildlife Refuge system including wildlife refuges, areas for the protection and conservation of fish and wildlife that are threatened with… …

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  • 15 Oceans Act of 2000 — The Oceans Act of 2000 established the United States Commission on Ocean Policy, a working group tasked with the development of what would be known as the National Oceans Report. The objective of the report is to promote the following: Make… …

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  • 16 National Environmental Education Act — The National Environmental Education Act of 1990 is an act of Congress of the United States of America to promote environmental education. In this act, Congress found that threats to human health and environmental quality are increasingly complex …

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  • 17 Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 — Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 or Ocean Dumping Act is one of several key environmental laws passed by the US Congress in 1972.[1][2] It authorized the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to regulate ocean dumping of… …

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  • 18 Mercury-Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act — In the United States, the Mercury Containing and Rechargeable Battery Management Act (the Battery Act) (Public law 104 142)[1] was signed into law on May 13, 1996. The purpose of the law was to phase out the use of mercury in batteries and to… …

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  • 19 Oil Pollution Act of 1990 — Heavy sheens of oil as visible on the surface of the water in Prince William Sound following the Exxon Valdez oil spill. The Oil Pollution Act (101 H.R.1465, P.L. 101 380 [1]) was passed by the 101st United States Congress, and signed by… …

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  • 20 Clarke–McNary Act — The Clarke–McNary Act of 1924 (ch. 348, 43 Stat. 653, enacted June 7, 1924) was one of several pieces of United States federal legislation which expanded the Weeks Act of 1911. It was named for Representative John D. Clarke and Senator… …

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