Environment By: Majellie Herrera, Emily arroyo, emily Delgado, andrew maldonado, Hunter collins

The Water Quality Act

Definition-to establish the basic structure regulating what pollutants gets into the water of the United States
  • Year-1972
  • It made it unlawful to discharge and pollutant
  • It is still relevant today because it regulates water cleanliness.

Air Acts

Definition-The Clean Air Act (CAA) is the comprehensive federal law that regulates air emissions from stationary and mobile services
  • Year-1964
  • 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
  • 1964
  • 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
  • 1966
  • The effect of the highway safety act was that it saved lives
  • This is still relevant because it regulates traffic now a days


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