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Can you name the APES Review_Legislation?

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requires federal agencies to integrate environmental impact into decisions
identifies threatened and endangered species in US; puts their protection ahead of economic considerations
lists species that cannot be commercially treated as live specimens or wildlife products
protects all marine mammals by prohibiting taking them from US waters; also prohibits importing marine mammal and products
prohibits interstate transport of wild animals- dead or alive- without federal permit
regulates the effectiveness of pesticides
sets pesticide limits on food; all ingredients must be screened for estrogenic/endocrine effects
originated at the Stockholm convention; agreement to phase out 12 pesticides- known as 'dirty dozen' such as DDT and PCBs
regulates coal mining activites in US and requires reclamation of land after use
sets federal health and safety regulations for all mining operations in US
US Law; provides incentives for various energy resources
sets maximum contaminant level pollutants that can have advers effects on human health
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sets maximum amounts of water pollutants that can be discharged into waterways
amended clean water act by addressing storm water pollution issues; permits required to discharge industrial and municipal waste water
bans dumping of sewage sludge and industial waste into the ocean
sets emmission standars for cars; addresses requirements for reducing ozone depletion and acid deposition
controls global warming by setting greenhouse gas emission targets for developed countries
phased out ozone-depleting chemicals such as CFCs and HFCs
controls hazardous waste with cradle-to-grave system requirements
identifies superfund sites and requires their cleanup
encourages development of a US dump site for nuclear waste
requires all states to have facilities to handle low level radioactive wste
it requires developing countries to give full permission for developed countries to dump wst

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