Clean Water Act

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Clean Water Act

Legislation originally enacted in 1972, and amended several times since then, that establishes comprehensive national policies for water quality management. The laws are enforced by the Environmental Protection Agency (www.epa.gov).

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Through its programs and initiatives, the Office of Wastewater Management supports the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, commonly known as the Clean Water Act, by promoting effective and responsible water use, treatment, disposal, and management and by encouraging the protection and restoration of watersheds.
The penalty pertains to AGC s non-compliance with the United States Federal Water Pollution Control Act with respect to treatment of water discharge at the historic 900 level adit located near Atlanta, in Elmore County, Idaho.
1251-1387) Year Act 1948 Federal Water Pollution Control Act 1956 Water Pollution Control Act of 1956 1961 Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments 1965 Water Quality Act of 1965 1966 Clean Water Restoration Act 1970 Water Quality Improvement Act of 1970 1972 Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments 1977 Clean Water Act of 1977 1981 Municipal Wastewater Treatment Construction Grants Amendments 1987 Water Quality Act of 1987 Year Public Law Number 1948 P.
Congress responded to the water pollution problem described by Professor Hines by adopting the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972, now known as the Clean Water Act ("CWA").
961, a major rewrite of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, last amended in 1987.
Legislation to reauthorize the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, better known as the Clean Water Act, has been held up in the Public Works Committee for months.
Furthermore, the group of 320 toxic chemicals that presently necessitate TRI reporting will be markedly increased (some estimate by 500) to encompass other chemicals listed under such laws as the Clean Air Act, Federal Water Pollution Control Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and Solid Waste Disposal Act.
Galvanized by the glare of public attention and concern, Congress in 1972 approved amendments to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act that fundamentally changed the way the government regulates water pollution.
As previously announced in the Company s news release of July 20th, on July 19th the Court ordered AGC to achieve compliance with the NPDES Permit regulated under United States Federal Water Pollution Control Act ( Clean Water Act ) by October 31, 2012, with respect to treatment of water discharge at the historic 900 level adit (the Adit ) which is located on property owned by the Bureau of Land Management ( BLM ) and administered by the USFS near Atlanta, in Elmore County, Idaho.
section] 7606 (2006); Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.
Permitted Uses of Funds--Funds provided under this proposal would be required to be spent in the following categories: rehiring workers, restoring services, or expanding programs which, because of the most recent recession, have been laid-off, eliminated, or overburdened, respectively: and carrying out one or more programs of the unit related to education, public safety, health, social services such as emergency food or shelter, activities that are mandated by federal law, including such activities under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act or the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or any public works project for which the on-site labor can begin within 90 days after the date of the approval of the project by the unit.

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