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The ABCs of environmental regulation

Author: Joel B Goldsteen
Publisher: Rockville, MD : ABS Consulting/Government Institutes, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Goldsteen, Joel B.
ABCs of environmental regulation.
Rockville, MD : ABS Consulting/Government Institutes, c2003
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joel B Goldsteen
ISBN: 0865879494 9780865879492
OCLC Number: 50516523
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxix, 346 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: I. The framework. Introduction: understanding programs and agencies ; Summary perspectives: overview of programs ; National policy: National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) ; Federal agency requirements: Environmental Quality Improvement Act (EQIA) ; Preventing pollution: Pollution Prevention Act (PPA) --
II. Air. Air pollution: Clean Air Act (CAA) ; Sound: Noise Control Act (NCA) ; Aircraft sound: Airport Noise Abatement Act (ANAA) --
III. Water. Water pollution: Clean Water Act (CWA) ; Drinking water: Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) ; Oil spills into water: Oil Pollution Act (OPA) ; Ocean dumping: Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA) ; Ocean dumping and ships: Prevention of Pollution from Ships (PPS) ; Ocean and paints: Organotin Antifouling Paint Control Act (OAPCA) ; Shore protection: Public Vessel Medical Waste Antidumping Act (PVMWADA) and the Shore Protection Act (SPA) --
IV. Waste and tanks. Solid waste: Solid Waste Disposal Act (SWDA) ; Hazardous waste: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) ; Storage tanks: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) ; Federal compliance: Federal Facility Compliance Act (FFCA) --
V. Safety. Workplace: Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH) ; Chemicals: Toxic Substance Control Act ; Pesticides: Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) ; Land: Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) ; Nuclear safety: Atomic Energy Act (AEA) --
VI. Responding to contaminant releases. Public notice and spill planning: Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) ; Hazardous waste spill cleanup: Comprehensive Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)/Superfund ; Asbestos in buildings: Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) --
VII. Nature and natural resources. Extinction: Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) ; Shoreline: Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) ; Coastal ecosystem: National Coastal Zone Monitoring Act (NCZMA) ; Estuaries: Estuary Restoration Act (ERA) ; Species protection: Endangered Species Act (ESA) ; Forests and ranges: Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act (FRRRPA) ; Soil and water: Soil and Water Resources Conservation Act (SWRCA) ; Ecosystem: Antarctic Protection Act (AAPA) ; Wetlands: Coastal Wetland Planning, Protection, and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) ; Non-native species: Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention and Control Act (NANPCA) ; Land: Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) ; Offshore (Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) ; Undeveloped land: Wilderness Act (WA).
Responsibility: Joel B. Goldsteen.
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