The Water Quality Act
Definition-to establish the basic structure regulating what pollutants gets into the water of the United States
- It made it unlawful to discharge and pollutant
- It is still relevant today because it regulates water cleanliness.
Definition-The Clean Air Act (CAA) is the comprehensive federal law that regulates air emissions from stationary and mobile services
- To protect public health and welfare and to regulate emissions of hazardous air pollutions
- It is still relevant today because people still worry about clean air and it is still a priority
Wilderness preservation act
An area where the earth and its community of like are untrammeled by man himself is a visitor who does not remain
- States throughout the nation created a way for congress and Americans to designate "wilderness areas"
- Yes, millions of Americans enjoy wilderness areas for hiking, fishing and camping
The Highway safety act
Federal government to set and regulate standards for motor vehicles and highways
- The effect of the highway safety act was that it saved lives
- This is still relevant because it regulates traffic now a days