Essays Tagged: "Clean Air Act"

Acid Rain Essay

Rome are beginning to be eaten away by the acidic rainfall. Many laws have been passed such as the Clean Air Act of 1970, and the Clean Air Act of 1990. Both laws have helped in the reduction of acid ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.0 Jan/1999

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Air pollution

n race has done to try toprevent air pollution from taking such a serious toll. Two ofthese are the Clean Air Acts and the increased use of solarpower over coal power. By creating electric cars, the p ... sults in global warming and melting of the ice caps.Up until the industrial era, the air was fairly clean. The use ofsmokestacks and the burning of fuels put many pollutants inthe air during this peri ...

(2 pages) 171 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid Rain Legislation

ugh?'. One of the more famous laws/organizations implemented by North American governments was the 'Clean Air Act' which was signed in 1991. Also in 1991, Canada signed an agreement with the United st ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Economics of Clean Air

Well written, a lot of statistics noneAir is a part of all of our lives. Without clean air, nothing we know of can exist. The debate over clean air, it's regulations, their teammate ... lives, and has increased the intensity on Washington and other countries to solve the problem. The Clean Air act is a step in the right direction, but with every answer their comes two questions and ... lations provide for other companies. Global warming has increased the tension over the economics of cleaner air, but with little the government can do to limit the use of cars, the production of neces ...

(5 pages) 143 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The EPA - Can It / Will it Save Our Environment?

r to be physically and chemicallytreated. CFCs were banned in '78 and a nation-wide toxic waste sitecleanup program was developed in 1980. The EPA then evacuated TimesBeach, Montana for dangerous leve ... es to be hired, fired, or promoted because ofpolitical leanings. The former head of the toxic waste cleanup is foundguilty of perjury and obstructing congressional inquiry. A regulationrequiring treat ...

(2 pages) 106 0 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


In the last thirty years, America has witnessed an environmental revolution. New laws like the 1963 Clean Air Act and the 1974 Safe Drinking Water Act forged new ground in political environmentalism. ... lity as an environmentally sound energy source. As the chart shows, natural gas, or methane, is the cleanest burning fuel. While most of the natural gas used in America is drawn from non-renewable res ...

(23 pages) 320 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Response to 2003 article by Eric Pianin "Bush Seeks to Ease Pollution Rules for Utilities". Very opinion oriented.

ions guidelines. Now, power plants are able to make repairs, without being taken to court under the Clean Air Act, and plans are on the slate for power plants to be able to upgrade, without adding exp ... devices to reduce emissions. Fifty power plants have been sued by government authorities under the Clean Air Act of 1970. The Clean Air Act, stipulated that when facilities are updated, they must ins ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Gartland Steel Case Study

as first and the other six major firms as ?tied for last?.With growing concerns over pollution the Clean Air Act was introduced in 1970 to establish and enforce air quality control. Under the act max ...

(11 pages) 118 1 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Case Analysis of Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al.

e Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Bubble statue. The Court of Appeals determined that while the Clean Air Act did not explicitly define stationary sources, the plantwide or bubble definition was i ... ate, while stating it mandatory in programs designed to maintain existing air quality.III. FACTSThe Clean Air Act Amendments of 1977 impose certain requirements on States that have not achieved the na ...

(2 pages) 51 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Brief Essay on the Life of Representative Jerry Costello.

reduction legislation in 1993. Known to stand up for our communities jobs, he strongly opposed the Clean Air Act which cost many coal miners in our area. Jerry Costello always seems to be dedicated t ...

(1 pages) 1149 1 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Feasibility Analysis of Alternative Fuel Vehicles

will be felt throughout the business world, but especially as they apply to our industry. The 1990 Clean Air Act has been the driving force in creating these changes, along with the Environmental Pro ... ving force in creating these changes, along with the Environmental Protection Agency's guide to the Clean Air Act (2002). The Environmental Protection Agency now has the power to fine a company for no ...

(7 pages) 240 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Air Pollution

nd that is raising the levels of the oceans.In the past years, the United States Government put the Clean Air Act into affect. The Clean Air Act says that the air is to contain no more than specified ...

(1 pages) 52 0 2.6 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Air Pollution

per year of a criteria or hazardous air pollutant, andthey include small pollution sources like dry cleaners, gas stations, and autobody paint shops. Mobile sources include both on road vehicles (such ... ncluding chemicals that can cause cancer or birth defects.In 1990, the federal governmentpassed the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA), which is a set of environmentallaws that establishes primary and se ...

(2 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Regulatory Risk

ns are overseen by the federal government and they decide how quickly the local toxic dumps will be cleaned up. The federal government can protect the population from the pollution that flows down fro ... eral government expects the local governments to enforce national environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act. However, the federal government has some concerns if the state and local government ...

(8 pages) 609 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Air pollution

ome regions; and chemicals released from synthetic carpets and furniture, pesticides, and household cleaners. Pollutants may accumulate to reach much higher levels than they do outside, where natural ... n).In the United States, the serious effort against local and regional air pollution began with the Clean Air Act of 1970, which was amended in 1977 and 1990. This law requires that the air contain no ...

(5 pages) 95 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science


ants are released into the air for several reasons. One reason is that diesel fuel does not burn as cleanly as natural gas. These pollutants are released into the atmosphere by the burning of the fuel ... n enacted to help control and reduce air pollution. The major law in this area would have to be the Clean Air Act of 1970. This was the highest point in history regarding air pollution. It was the lar ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Acid rain 4

de to reduce the air pollution that causes acid rain. The United States government passed the first Clean Air Act in 1972. This act established standards of air quality in order to protect public heal ... ublic health. It also required states to submit plans for attainment of these standards. The second Clean Air Act passed in1990 took regulation of air pollutant emissions a step further. It called for ...

(7 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Today, people are living longer, healthier, and more productive lives

ll laws and guidelines. Some areas of environmental policies that they need to comply with include: Clean Air act regulations, pollution prevention, guidelines and limitations for wastewater discharge ...

(4 pages) 1082 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Looking to the future - Telecommuting

ation and our new found consciousness about our planetled us to instate new regulations such as the Clean Air Act having a direct effect onencouraging telecommuting. "The Clean Air Act amendments were ...

(6 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Environmental Movement: Grassroots to Government

ess and the White House worked together to establish the EPA with the rise of the public's wish for cleaner water, air and land (EPA). Before the EPA the federal government did not have the resources ... re daunting because of the damage that was already caused to the environment (EPA). In addition the clean air act followed, this act improved the awareness that the previous two air acts lacks lacked. ...

(21 pages) 63 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science