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Nonpoint source provisions of the Clean Water Act amendments of 1987

Nonpoint source provisions of the Clean Water Act amendments of 1987

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

    Subjects:
  • United States.,
  • Nonpoint source pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Law and legislation -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesClean Water Act amendments of 1987
    StatementJohn Blodgett
    SeriesReport (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- no. 87-154 ENR, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1987-88, reel 1, fr. 00783
    ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15455612M

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Nonpoint source provisions of the Clean Water Act amendments of 1987 Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Federal Water Pollution Control Act of was the first major U.S. law to address water pollution. Growing public awareness and concern for controlling water pollution led to sweeping amendments in As amended inthe law became commonly known as the Clean Water Act (CWA).

The amendments. The Clean Water Act (CWA) is the primary federal law in the United States governing water objective is to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the nation's waters; recognizing the responsibilities of the states in addressing pollution and providing assistance to states to do so, including funding for publicly owned treatment works Enacted by: the 92nd United States Congress.

Nonpoint source (NPS) water pollution regulations are environmental regulations that restrict or limit water pollution from diffuse or nonpoint effluent sources such as polluted runoff from agricultural areas in a river catchments or wind-borne debris blowing out to sea. In the United States, governments have taken a number of legal and regulatory approaches to controlling.

The Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. § et, seq,) is a amendment to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act ofwhich set the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants to waters of the United l Water Pollution Control Act of The law gave EPA the authority to set effluent standards on an industry basis (technology-based) and.

Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments P.L. Clean Water Act of P.L. Municipal Wastewater Treatment Construction Grants Amendments P.L. Water Quality Act of P.L. Water Resources Reform and Development Act of (Title V) P.L. Authorizations for appropriations to. The Water Quality Act of A Major Step in Assuring the Quality of the Nation's Waters Lawrence R.

Liebesman and Elliott P. Laws. Liebesman is an attorney with the Harker law firm in Washington, D.C. He was formerly a senior trial attorney in the Environmental Defense Section of the Justice Department's Land and Natural Resources.

The Grant Program for States and Territories is an amendment made to the Clean Water Act in where grant money is given to states, territories, and tribes in order to incentivize implementation and further development in policy.

This amendment requires nonpoint source (NPS) management programs to be utilized in all states. The Clean Water Act, with the new toxics provisions ofprovides controls over dispersal into the Nation's waters of those toxic substances which continue in use — and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of provides similar controls over disposition of toxics-laden solid wastes, including municipal sewage sludge.

Shown Here: Introduced in House (01/06/) Water Quality Act of - Title I: Amendments to Title I - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (the Clean Water Act) to authorize appropriations for FY through for: (1) specified research, investigation, and training programs in water pollution control; (2) State and interstate pollution control programs; (3).

Growing public awareness and concern for controlling water pollution led to enactment of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of As amended inthis law became commonly known as the Clean Water Act.

The Act established the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States. Under the Clean Water Act sectionstates, territories, and delegated tribes are required to develop nonpoint source pollution management programs (if they wish to receive funds).

Once it has approved a state’s nonpoint source program, EPA provides grants to these entities to implement NPS management programs under section (h).

considered the leading nonpoint source of impairment in the Chesapeake Bay but is specifically exempted by definition in the Clean Water Act as “agricultural stormwater” or “irrigation return flows” (Federal Water Pollution Control Act U.S.C 33 § (14).

Key point is precipitation and classification of Size: 2MB. the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, but the act was significantly reorganized and expanded in "Clean Water Act" became the act's common name with amendments in The CWA made it unlawful to discharge any pollutant from a point source into navigable waters, unless a permit authorized under the CWA was obtained.

The Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments ofcommonly referred to as the Clean Water Act, is one of the most important and far-reaching environmental statutes ever passed by the U.S. Congress.

It is still one of the most controversial pieces of legislation ever passed. More than 30 years since its passage, key provisions of. - the Amendments, first use of "Clean Water Act" Water Quality Act of - Amendments expanded focus - established new requirements and funding for nonpoint source pollution control.

Clean Water Act - Anatomy • Title III: Standards and Enforcement. The term "nonpoint source" is defined to mean any source of water pollution that does not meet the legal definition of "point source" in section (14) of the Clean Water Act. Asked in Authors. The Clean Water Act (CWA) establishes the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants into the waters of the United States and regulating quality standards for surface waters.

The basis of the CWA was enacted in and was called the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, but the Act was significantly reorganized and expanded in The Clean Water Act has always required nonpoint source controls, but nonpoint sources received serious attention only when rivers and lakes remained polluted even after controls on point sources were imple 33 U.S.C.A.

§ () (West Supp. climate change. She is the author of The Clean Water Act and the Constitution (ELI ; 2d Ed. ELI ) and Environmental Law in Context (Thomson/West ; 2d Ed. ), plus over 40 law review articles and book chapters.

In addition, she recently completed work with the National Research Council’s Committee on the Clean Water Act and the File Size: KB. Federal Water Pollution Control Act (Clean Water Act) - (amended in ) Seeks to clean up nation's water.

Provides billions of dollars in federal grants for sewage treatment plants. Shown Here: Introduced in Senate (01/03/) Clean Water Act Amendments of - Title I: Regulatory Amendments - Amends the Clean Water Act (Federal Water Pollution Control Act) to extend the authorization of appropriations through FY Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection agency (EPA) to continue the Chesapeake Bay Program and.

The Clean Water Act laid the the foundation for the body of environmental laws pertaining to the fight against polluted water. The Clean Water Act first came into effect in Since then it has been amended during the same year it came into effect and further provisions have been added to the original act in and The Clean Water.Major amendments were enacted in,and The Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of (P.L.

) stipulated that Federal agencies consider during the planning for any reservoir, storage to regulate streamflow for the purpose of water quality control (33 U.S.C.

). Authority was provided to the.