Published March 1995
by West Group .
Written in English
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Ti Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR) Regulations are codified annually in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Title Protection of Environment is the section of the CFR that deals with EPA's mission of protecting human health and the environment. The CFR is available from the Government Printing Office. complying with certain federal environmental requirements. Several federal statutes provide the legal authority for EPA’s programs and activities. The major provisions of each of the following statutes are summarized in this report, as laid out in existing law as of this by: 6. There are numerous environmental laws in the United States (US) which provide the common purpose to protect human health and the environment. Most current major environmental statutes were passed in a timeframe from the late s through the early s. On 1 January , President Richard Nixon signed the National Environmental Policy Act (or NEPA), beginning the s as the environmental. The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was one of the first laws ever written that establishes the broad national framework for protecting our environment. NEPA's basic policy is to assure that all branches of government give proper consideration to the environment prior to undertaking any major federal action that significantly affects the environment.
At least 10 major federal laws deal with protecting the environment and the health and safety of U.S. residents. This is in addition to the multitude of other federal acts, rules, and administrative environmental regulations. There are also scores of environmental laws that have been enacted by state and local government. – Environmental Quality Improvement Act; – Federal Water Pollution Control Amendments of (P.L. ). Major rewrite. – Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) (amended by Food Quality Protection Act of ) – Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of ; – Endangered. Overview of EPA's law and regulatory information, including complying with and enforcing environmental regulations. Jump to main content. An official website of the United States government. EPA helps regulated entities meet federal requirements, and holds entities legally accountable for environmental violations. Africa Egypt. Egyptian Law of , for Nature Protectorates; Environmental Protection Law 4/ amended by Law 9/(Egypt) Law 48/; Concerning the Protection of .
The Federal Historic Preservation Laws (PDF) publication is an anthology of Federal laws and portions of laws related to the preservation of the United States' cultural heritage. The fifth edition is now available online as a PDF (above) and is the definitive collection of cultural resource management and historic preservation laws in the US. Weakened the National Environmental Policy Act, one of the country's most significant environmental laws, in order to expedite the approval of public infrastructure projects, such as roads. Summary of Executive Order - Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations 59 FR ; Febru Executive Order (E.O.) - Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations - was issued by President William J. Clinton in 50 Years of Research for a Healthier Environment. For 50 years, EPA researchers have been at the forefront of environmental science, and our groundbreaking research has helped protect human health and the environment since