Environmental Protection Laws

Hannah Ziegler

Events

Federal Water Pollution Act

1948

Add amendments

Nation Air Pollution Control Act

1955

Clean Air Act

1963

Add all amendments

Wilderness Act

1964

Nation Emmisions Standards Act

1965

Motor Vehicle Air Pollution Control Act

1965

National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

1969

Environmental Quality Improvement Act

1970

EPA is created

1970

Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act

1972

Endangered Species Act

1973

Safe Drinking Water Act

1974

Hazardous Materials Transportation Act

1975

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

1976

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

1976

Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act

1977

National Energy Conservation Policy Act

1978

Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act

1980

CERCLA- created Superfund

1980

Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act

1980

Nuclear Waste Policy Act

1982

Montreal Protocol

1989

Oil Pollution Act

1990

North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

1993

Food Quality Protection Act

1996

California AB 1493

2002

Small Business Liability Relief and Brownfields Revitalization Act

2002

Energy Policy Act

2005

SAFETEA

2005

EISA

2007