Major Environmental Laws

Environmental Protection Agency

This site provides a listing of major environmental laws and regulations which may be viewed in full text or as summary versions. Laws include the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund), the Endangered Species Act, the Freedom of Information Act, the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act and others.

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Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.

Cutting Edge

Subject: Environmental Science:Water Quality and Quantity, Policy:US National Policy, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Air quality, Environmental Science:Air Quality
Resource Type: Policy Resources, Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), General Public, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)
Environmental Policy:
Health Topics: Public Policy
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Public Policy, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Environmental Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:WaterKeywords: CERCLA, NEPA, OSHA, RCRA