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Clean Air Act provisions to protect natural parklands

Clean Air Act provisions to protect natural parklands

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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States.,
  • United States. -- Environmental Protection Agency,
  • Air quality management -- United States,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • National parks and reserves -- Protection -- United States,
  • Environmental protection -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMaria H. Grimes
    SeriesReport (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service), Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1985-1986, reel 4, fr. 000314
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination11 p.
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15454383M

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In when the act was reauthorized it required most cities to meet existing smog reduction regulations by the year Congress designed the Clean Air Act to protect public health and welfare from different types of air pollution caused by a diverse array of pollution sources.

Congress established much of the basic structure of the Clean Air Act inand made major revisions in and Dense, visible smog in many of the nation's cities and industrial. Related Terms: Environmental Law and Business Inc Final Deadline: May Apply Now.

The Clean Air Act amendments established the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) program, which limits air pollution from future development for the benefit of national parks and other special areas.

These amendments also established a national goal to prevent future and remedy existing visibility impairment in national parks larger than 6, acres and national.

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Statute: 42 U.S.C. (c) (4)& (5. —Pub. – amended section generally, substituting present provisions for provisions which related to: in subsec.

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The Clean Air Act: 40 Years of Protecting Wildlife from Pollution H T Carl Heilman This fall the Clean Air Act turns forty and Americans have much to celebrate. For four decades, the Clean Air Act has protected people from the harm ful effects of air pollution. In its first 20 years alone, the Clean Air Act prevented:premature human deaths.

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Republic Act No. otherwise known as the Philippine Clean Air Act, is a comprehensive air quality management policy and program which aims to achieve and maintain healthy air for all Filipinos.

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INTRODUCTION Section of the Clean Air Act (Act), 42 U.S.C. § ,’ authorizes the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to bring an action for injunctive relief to abate imminent and substantial endangerments to public health, welfare, or the.

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The Clean Air Act Amendments (*the amendments') establish radically new propositions as a matter of federal law and repeal old, fundamental and successful provisions.

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19 Clean Air Act, Pub.77 Stat. () (codified as amended at 42 U.S.C. §§ –q). 20 The HEW is now called the Department of Health and Human Services. prevention, control, abatement, and limitation of air pollution. The director may prohibit emissions, discharges and/or releases and may require specific control technology.” § and other applicable sections of §Rhode Island’s “Clean Air Act,” are appended to this submittal for incorporation into the SIP.

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