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This law establishes a soil and water conservation program to protect U.S. soil, water, and fish and wildlife habitats.
This law creates a plan to evaluate water and land resource projects and asses the adequacy of water supplies.
This law allows the president to establish forest reservations out of public lands.
This law legally defines 'wilderness' as land with a lack of human presence or modification and allows wilderness to be protected by federal agencies.
This law manages national forests for recreation, wildlife, and timber use, using principles of multiple use and sustained yield.
This law regulates the use and manufacture of pesticides and requires these products to be registered, approved, and labeled with directions for use and disposal.
This law preserves the Yellowstone River watershed 'for the benefit and enjoyment of the people,' establishing the first national park.
This law created the National Park Service to preserve national parks for the use of future generations.
This law allows individuals and corporations to search for minerals on public land and stake a claim on the area if something of value is found.
This law regulates surface coal mining and reclamation procedures for retired mines.
This law regulates the management of U.S. fisheries by creating eight regional fishery management councils to focus on rebuilding overfished fisheries and protecting marine habits.
This international law defines the rights of nations in their use of the world's oceans concerning business, the environment, and resource management.
This law set emissions standards and compliance deadlines for stationary sources of air pollution and auto emissions.
This international law was an agreement between 46 nations requiring the phaseout of CFCs and HCFCs, harmful chemicals that damage the ozone layer.
This law requires industries in the U.S. to reduce pollution output.
This law prevents pollution in US waters, preventing point source pollution into navigable waters without a permit and giving the EPA authority to set requirements for water qualit
This law prohibits any person from dumping sewage or industrial wastes into the ocean.
This law allows the EPA to ban dangerous chemicals and track industrial chemicals in the United States.
This law establishes a program for the conservation of endangered and threatened species and their habitats.
This law makes corporations liable for hazardous wastes that they produce and creates a fund for the cleanup of these wastes if the responsible corporation cannot be determined.
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