Environmental Laws

Events

National Park Service Act

1916

Soil Conservation Act

1935

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act

1947

Clean Air Act

1955

Fish and Wildlife Act

1956

Price-Anderson Act

1957

Wilderness Act

1964

Water Resources Planning Act

1965

Land and Water Conservation Act

1965

Water Quality Act

1965

Species Conservation Act

1966

Freedom of Information Act

1966

National Trails System Act

1968

National Environmental Policy Act

1969

Clean Water Act

1972

Marine Mammal Protection Act

1972

Endangered Species Act

1973

Safe Drinking Water Act

1974

Renewable Resources Planning Act

1974

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species

1975

Federal Land Policy and Management Act

1976

National Forest Management Act

1976

Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act

1976

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

1976

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act

1977

Soil and Water Conservation Act

1977

Energy Tax Act

1978

Low Level Radioactive Policy Act

1980

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act

1980

Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act

1980

Nuclear Waste Policy Act

1982

International Environmental Protection Act

1983

Food Security Act

1985

Emergency Wetlands Resources Act

1986

Montreal Protocol

1987

Ocean Dumping Ban Act

1988

Madrid Protocol

1989

Environmental Education Act

1990

Lacey Act

1990

Pollution Prevention Act

1990

Waste Reduction Act

1990

California Desert Protection Act

1994

Food Quality Protection Act

1996

Kyoto Protocol

1997