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Web Taxonomy-Environmental Laws, Regulations & Treaties
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WBT - Laws, Regs & Treaties
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Web Taxonomy-Environmental Laws, Regulations & Treaties
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Regulation that is covered by or related to the content.
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Information Management/Systems, Laws, Regs, & Executive Orders
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Office of Environmental Information, Office of Information Analysis and Access
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Expand Executive Orders  
Bullet EO 12866 (Regulatory Planning and Review)  
Bullet EO 12898 (Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations)  
Bullet EO 13045 (Protection of Children From Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks)  
Bullet EO 13132 (Federalism)  
Bullet EO 13175 (Consultation and Coordination with Indian Tribal Governments)  
Bullet EO 13211 (Actions Concerning Regulations That Significantly Affect Energy Supply, Distribution, or Use)  
Bullet EO 13423 (Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management)  
Bullet EO 13508 (Chesapeake Bay Protection and Restoration)  
Bullet EO 13514 (Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance)  
Bullet EO 13547 (Stewardship of the Ocean, Our Coasts, and the Great Lakes)  
Bullet EO 13554 (Establishing the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force)  
Bullet Judicial Decisions  
Expand Regulations  
Bullet 10 CFR - Energy 
Bullet 13 CFR - Business Credit and Assistance 
Bullet 18 CFR - Conservation of Power and Water Resources 
Bullet 19 CFR - Customs Duties 
Bullet 33 CFR - Navigation and Navigable Waters 
Bullet 36 CFR - Parks, Forests, and Public Property 
Expand 40 CFR - Protection of Environment 
Bullet 40 CFR Part 1400 (Environmental Protection Act and Department of Justice)  
Bullet 40 CFR Part 1500 - 1518 (Council on Environmental Quality)  
Bullet 40 CFR Part 1600 - 1699 (Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board)  
Bullet 40 CFR Part 1700 (Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Defense; Uniform National Discharge Standards for Vessels of the Armed Forces)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 1 - 29 (General)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 100 - 149 (Water Programs)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 1027 - 1074 (Air Pollution Controls)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 150 -189 (Pesticide Programs)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 190 - 197 (Radiation Protection Programs)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 201 - 211 (Noise Abatement Programs)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 220 - 238 (Ocean Dumping)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 239 - 282 (Solid Wastes)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 30 - 49 (Grants and Other Federal Assistance)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 300 - 399 (Superfund, Emergency Planning, and Community Right-to-Know Programs)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 400 - 471 (Effluent Guidelines and Standards)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 50 - 99 (Air Programs)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 501 - 503 (Sewage Sludge)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 600 - 699 (Energy Policy)  
Bullet 40 CFR Parts 700 - 799 (Toxic Substances Control Act)  
Bullet 43 CFR - Public Lands: Interior 
Bullet 48 CFR - Federal Acquisition Regulations System 
Bullet 5 CFR - Administrative Personnel 
Bullet 50 CFR - Wildlife and Fisheries 
Bullet 7 CFR - Agriculture 
Expand Statutes - A law passed by legislature 
Bullet Administrative Procedure Act - To improve the administration of justice by prescribing fair administrative procedure. [P.L. 79-404] 
Bullet American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - Making supplemental appropriations for job preservation and creation, infrastructure investment, energy efficiency and science, assistance to the unemployed, and State and local fiscal stabilization, for fiscal year ending September 30, 2009, and for other purposes.  [P.L. 111-5] 
Bullet Americans With Disabilities Act - To establish a clear and comprehensive prohibition of discrimination on the basis of disability. [P.L. 101-336] 
Bullet Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act - To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency to promulgate regulations requiring inspection for asbestos-containing material in the Nation's schools, development of asbestos management plans for such schools, response actions with respect to friable asbestos-containing material in such schools, and for other purposes. [P.L. 99-519] 
Bullet Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Act - To provide assistance to improve elementary, secondary, and postsecondary education in mathematics and science to provide a national policy for engineering, technical and scientific personnel, to provide cost sharing by the private sector in training such personnel, to encourage creation of new engineering, technical, and scientific jobs, and for other purposes. [P.L. 98-377] 
Bullet Asbestos School Hazard Detection & Control Act - To establish a program for the inspection of schools to detect the presence of hazardous asbestos materials, to provide loans to States or local educational agencies to contain or remove hazardous asbestos materials from schools and to replace such materials with other suitable building materials and for other purposes. [P.L. 96-270] 
Bullet Atomic Energy Act - For the development and control of atomic energy. [P.L. 79-585] 
Bullet Chemical Safety Information, Site Security & Fuels Regulatory Relief Act - To amend the Clean Air Act to remove flammable fuels from the list of substances with respect to which reporting and other activities are required under the risk management plan program, and for other purposes. [P.L. 106-40] 
Bullet Clean Air Act - To improve, strengthen, and accelerate programs for the prevention and abatement of air pollution. [P.L. 88-206] 
Bullet Clean Water Act - To provide for water pollution control activities in the Public Health Service of the Federal Security Agency and in the Federal Works Agency, and for other purposes. [P.L. 80-845] 
Bullet Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1998 & 1999 - To authorize appropriations for fiscal years 1998 and 1999 for the Coast Guard, and for other purposes. [P.L. 105-383] 
Bullet Coastal Zone Management Act - To establish a national policy and develop a national program for the management, beneficial use, protection, and development of the land and water resources of the Nation's coastal zones, and for other purposes. [P.L. 92-583] 
Bullet Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act - To provide for liability, compensation, cleanup, and emergency response for hazardous substances released into the environment and the cleanup of inactive hazardous waste disposal sites. [P.L. 96-510] 
Bullet Congressional Review Act - The Congressional Review Act allows Congress to review every new federal regulation issued by the government agencies and, by passage of a joint resolution, overrule a regulation. [P.L. 104-121] 
Bullet Emergency Planning & Community Right-To-Know Act - To extend and amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, and for other purposes. [P.L. 99-499] 
Bullet Endangered Species Act - To provide for the conservation of endangered and threatened species of fish, wildlife, and plants, and for other purposes. [P.L. 93-205] 
Bullet Energy Independence and Security Act - To move the United States toward greater energy independence and security, to increase the production of clean renewable fuels, to protect consumers, to increase the efficiency of products, buildings, and vehicles, to promote research on and deploy greenhouse gas capture and storage options, and to improve the energy performance of the Federal Government, and for other purposes. [P.L. 110-140] 
Bullet Energy Policy Act - To provide for improved energy efficiency. [P.L. 102-486] 
Bullet Federal Advisory Committee Act - To authorize the establishment of a system governing the creation and operation of advisory committees in the executive branch of the Federal Government, and for other purposes. [P.L. 92-463] 
Bullet Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act - To prohibit the movement in interstate commerce of adulterated and misbranded food, drugs, devices, and cosmetics, and for other purposes. [P.L. 75-717] 
Bullet Federal Insecticide, Fungicide & Rodenticide Act - To regulate the marketing of economic poisons and devices, and for other purposes. [P.L. 80-104] 
Bullet Federal Managers Financial Integrity Act - To amend the Accounting and Auditing Act of 1950 to require ongoing evaluations and reports on the adequacy of the systems of internal accounting and administrative control of each executive agency, and for other purposes. [P.L. 97-255] 
Bullet Food Quality Protection Act - To amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and for other purposes. [P.L. 104-170] 
Bullet Freedom of Information Act - To amend section 3 of the Administrative Procedure Act, chapter 324, of the Act of June 11, 1946 (60 Stat. 238), to clarify and protect the right of the public to information, and for other purposes. [P.L. 89-487] 
Bullet Government Management Reform Act - To provide a more effective, efficient, and responsive Government. [P.L. 103-356] 
Bullet Government Performance & Results Act - To provide for the establishment of strategic planning and performance measurement in the Federal Government, and for other purposes. [P.L. 103-62] 
Bullet Hazardous Materials Transportation Act - To regulate commerce by improving the protection afforded the public against risks connected with the transportation of hazardous materials, and for other purposes. [P.L. 93-633] 
Bullet Indoor Radon Abatement Act - To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to assist States in responding to the threat to human health posed by exposure to radon. [P.L. 100-551] 
Bullet Lead Contamination Control Act - To amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to control lead in drinking water. [P.L. 100-572] 
Bullet Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act - To provide Federal financial assistance to help cities and communities to develop and carry out intensive local programs to eliminate the causes of lead-based paint poisoning and local programs to detect and treat incidents of such poisoning, to establish a Federal demonstration and research program to study the extent of the lead-based paint poisoning problem and the methods available for lead-based paint removal, and to prohibit future use of lead-based paint in Federal or federally assisted construction or rehabilitation. [P.L. 91-695] 
Bullet Low Level Radioactive Waste Policy Act - To set forth a Federal policy for the disposal of low-level radioactive wastes, and for other purposes. [P.L. 96-573] 
Bullet Marine Protection, Research & Sanctuaries Act - To regulate the transportation for dumping, and the dumping, of material into ocean waters, and for other purposes. [P.L. 92-532] 
Bullet Medical Waste Tracking Act - To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to promulgate regulations on the management of infectious waste. [P.L. 100-582] 
Bullet National Environmental Education Act - To promote environmental education, and for other purposes. [P.L. 101-619] 
Bullet National Environmental Policy Act - To establish a national policy for the environment, to provide for the establishment of a Council on Environmental Quality, and for other purposes. [P.L. 91-190] 
Bullet National Technology Transfer & Advancement Act - To amend the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980 with respect to inventions made under cooperative research and development agreements, and for other purposes. [P.L. 104-113] 
Bullet Noise Control Act - to establish a means for effective coordination of Federal research and activities in noise control, to authorize the establishment of Federal noise emission standards for products distributed in commerce, and to provide information to the public respecting the noise emission and noise reduction characteristics of such products. [P.L. 92-574] 
Bullet Nuclear Waste Policy Act - To provide for the development of repositories for the disposal of high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, to establish a program of research, development and demonstration regarding the disposal of high level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, and for other purposes. 
Bullet Nuclear Waste Policy Act Amendments - To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 4 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for the fiscal year 1988. [P.L. 100-203] 
Bullet Occupational Safety & Health Act - To assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women, by authorizing enforcement of the standards developed under the Act; by assisting and encouraging the States in their efforts to assure safe and healthful working conditions; by providing for research, information, education, and training in the field of occupational safety and health, and for other purposes. [P.L. 91-596 84 Stat. 1590] 
Bullet Ocean Dumping Ban Act - To amend the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 to provide for termination of ocean dumping of sewage sludge and industrial waste, and for other purposes. [P.L. 100-688] 
Bullet Oil Pollution Act - To protect navigation from obstruction and injury by preventing the discharge of oil into the coastal navigable waters of the United States.(1924) To implement the provisions of the International Convention for the Prevention of the Pollution of the Sea by Oil, 1954.(1961) To establish limitations on liability for damages resulting from oil pollution, to establish a fund for the payment of compensation for such damages, and for other purposes. (1990) [P.L. 68-238 P.L. 87-167 P.L. 101-380] 
Bullet Paperwork Reduction Act - To reduce paperwork and enhance the economy and efficiency of the Government and the private sector by improving Federal information policymaking, and for other purposes. (1980) To further the goals of the Paperwork Reduction Act to have Federal agencies become more responsible and publicly accountable for reducing the burden of Federal paperwork on the public, and for other purposes. (1995) [P.L. 96-511, P.L. 104-13] 
Bullet Pollution Prevention Act - Established the national policy that pollution should be prevented or reduced at the source whenever feasible. [Pollution Prevention, EPA.gov] 
Bullet Privacy Act - To amend title 5, United States Code, by adding a section 552a to safeguard individual privacy from the misuse of Federal records, to provide that individuals be granted access to records concerning them which are maintained by Federal agencies, to establish a Privacy Protection Study Commission, and for other purposes. [P.L. 93-579] 
Bullet Regulatory Flexibility Act - To amend title 5, United States Code, to improve Federal rulemaking by creating procedures to analyze the availability of more flexible regulatory approaches for small entities and for other purposes. [P.L. 96-354] 
Bullet Resource Conservation & Recovery Act - To provide technical and financial assistance for the development of management plans and facilities for the recovery of energy and other resources from discarded materials and for the safe disposal of discarded materials, and to regulate the management of hazardous waste. [P.L. 94-580] 
Bullet Resource Recovery Act - To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act in order to provide financial assistance for the construction of solid waste disposal facilities, to improve research programs pursuant to such Act, and for other purposes. [P.L. 91-512] 
Bullet Safe Drinking Water Act - To amend the Public Health Service Act to assure that the public is provided with safe drinking water, and for other purposes. [P.L. 93-523] 
Bullet Shore Protection Act - To amend the Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act of 1972 to provide for termination of ocean dumping of sewage sludge and industrial waste, and for other purposes. [P.L. 100-688] 
Bullet Shoreline Erosion Control Demonstration Act - Authorizing the construction, repair and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors for navigation, flood control, and for other purposes. [P.L. 93-251] 
Bullet Shoreline Erosion Protection Act - Authorizing the construction, repair, and preservation of certain public works on rivers and harbors for navigation, flood control, and for other purposes. [P.L. 89-298] 
Bullet Solid Waste Disposal Act - To amend the Clean Air Act to require standards for controlling the emission of pollutants from certain motor vehicles, to authorize a research and development program with respect to solid-waste disposal, and for other purposes. [P.L. 89-272] 
Bullet Superfund Amendments & Reauthorization Act - To extend and amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, and for other purposes. [P.L. 99-499] 
Bullet Surface Mining Control & Reclamation Act - To provide for the cooperation between the Secretary of the Interior and the States with respect to the regulation of surface coal mining operations and the acquisition and reclamation of abandoned mines, and for other purposes. [P.L. 95-87] 
Bullet Toxic Substances Control Act - To regulate commerce and protect human health and the environment by requiring testing and necessary use restrictions on certain chemical substances, and for other purposes. [P.L. 94-469] 
Bullet Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century - To authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes. [TEA-21 P.L.105-178] 
Bullet Unfunded Mandates Reform Act - To curb the practice of imposing unfunded Federal mandates on States and local governments; to strengthen the partnership between the Federal Government and State, local, and tribal governments; to end the imposition, in the absence of full consideration by Congress, of Federal mandates on State, local, and tribal governments without adequate funding, in a manner that may displace other essential governmental priorities; and to ensure that the Federal Government pays the costs incurred by those governments in complying with certain requirements under Federal statutes and regulations, and for other purposes. [P.L. 104-4] 
Bullet Uranium Mill Tailing Radiation Control Act - To authorize the Secretary of Energy to enter into cooperative agreements with certain States respecting residual radioactive material at existing sites, to provide for the regulation of uranium mill tailings under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, and for other purposes. [P.L. 95-604] 
Bullet Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Land Withdrawal Act - To withdraw land for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, and for other purposes. [P.L. 102-579] 
Bullet Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Land Withdrawal Act Amendments  
Expand Treaties & Agreements - A treaty is an agreement under international law entered into by actors in international law, namely sovereign states and international organizations. [Wikipedia] 
Bullet Arctic Military Cooperation Program  
Bullet Basel Convention - The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal, with Annexes, done at Basel on March 22, 1989. [Treaty number 102-5] 
Bullet Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement - Agreement Between Canada and the United States of America on Great Lakes Quality, 1978 
Bullet Kyoto Global Warming Treaty - Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, 1997 
Bullet La Paz Agreement - Agreement between the United States of America and the United Mexico States on Cooperation for the protection and improvement of the environment in the border area, 1983. 
Bullet London Convention - Treaty drafted at Intergovernmental Conference on the Convention on the Dumping of Wastes at Sea, 1972 [LC '72] 
Bullet MARPOL Agreement - 1978 protocol relating to the international convention for the prevention of pollution from ships. [treaty number 96-3] 
Bullet Montreal Protocol - The Montreal Protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer, 1987 [Treaty number 100-10] 
Bullet North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation - North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation Between the Government of Canada, the Government of the United Mexican States and the Government of the United States of America, 1993 [NAAEC] 
Bullet North American Free Trade Agreement - The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was implemented on January 1, 1994. [NAFTA] 
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