Wyoming, Montana and Idaho are Known as the First National Parks in the U.S.
In 1891 congress authorized the president to establish forest reserves.
Conservation law in u.s. prohibits trade in wildlife fish and plants that have been illegally taken, possessed transposed or sold.
Gulf of Mexico, Biggest marine oil spill in history of the petroleum industry killing 11 people and injuring 17.
Protection of migratory birds u.s. and great Britain on behalf of Canada.
internationally renowned Kenyan environmental political activist and Nobel laureate.
It gave the United States Public Health Service responsibility for preventing the introduction, transmission and spread of communicable diseases from foreign countries into the United States.
Aldo Leopold an ecologist and environmentalist was the author of a non-fiction book.
Sets aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve, establishes freedom of scientific investigation and bans military activity on that continent.
A book written by Rachel Carson that voiced concerns from environmentalists launching the Environmentalist Movement.
An act to improve, strengthen, and accelerate programs for the prevention and abatement of air pollution.
This act was created as a National wilderness Preservation system.
This act required states to issue water quality acts and authorized the Federal water pollution control administration.
The commission recommended that the nation protect wild rivers and scenic rivers from development that would substantially change their wild or senic nature.
U.S. environmental law promoting the enhancement of the environment and established the presidents council on environmental equality (CEQ).
It is an international day of celebration and awareness for environmental issues launched by conservationists. The event fell after the noted Conservationist John Muir's birth.
President Nixon proposed the EPA and it began after he signed an executive order establishing it.
Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane in insecticide which is used in agriculture was banned because of its health affects.
U.N. and coordinates its environmental activities assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices.
objective is to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the nation's waters by preventing point and non point pollution sources.
This act regulates what is transported and dumped into ocean waters.
This act was passed in order to protect plants and animals at risk of becoming extinct.
An agreement that aims to ensure international trade of wild animals and plants doesn't threaten their survival.
OPEC extended to others supporting Israel; Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa and Banned petroleum exports to those.
This act was passed by congress to regulate public drinking water supply in order to protect citizens health.
United Nation's principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of our environment.
This act regulates introduction of new or already existing chemicals.
Principal federal law in the U.S. governing the disposal of solid waist and hazardous waste.
Texas A&M University launched an alternative energy research branch in response to the 1973 oil crisis.
Landfall contaminated by hooked chemical then sold to city after being covered up.
At a power plant in Middletown,Pennsylvania there was a nuclear meltdown which caused an escape of radiation over a 16 mile radius.
India. Bhopal, worlds worst industrial disaster- toxic gas leak - at least 3,787 deaths counted - 16,000 reported, 558, 125 injured.
was known during the Soviet times, consisted of four reactors of type RBMK-1000, each capable of producing 1,000 megawatts of electric power
International treaty designed to protect the ocean cougar by phasing out production of numerous substances.
The Exxon Vadez was an oil tanker that crashed into a reef in Alaska causing millions of gallons of oil to be dumped into the ocean.
Largest oil spills in history, resulting from the Gulf War.
Message: make necessary - towards poverty and excessive consumption demanding.
Chlorofluorocarbons is a group of chemical compounds banned because they destroy the ozone layer.
Standardized the way the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would manage the use of pesticides and amended the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Food Drug...
Rome - resulted in the adoption of the Rome Declaration on World Food Security in which member states stated to "pledge our political will and our common and national commitment to achieving food security for all and to an ongoing effort to eradicate hunger in all countries, with an immediate view to reducing the number of undernourished people to half their present level no later than 2015.
Two Programs: one for regulating active coal mines one for re-cleaning abandoned mine lands.
She wrote a book called The Legacy of Luna.
International treaty which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
This bill was passed by the United States congress and was intended to increase the supply of energy.