Essays Tagged: "Clean Water Act"

Environmental Law: Clean Water Act

Keep Our Water CleanThe Clean Water Act has made advances to our society that have helped ourenvironment to flouris ... Act has done exactly what it was meant to do. Itspurpose is being served and we our benefiting with clean water.No where in the context of the Clean Water Act does it say anything aboutrespecting the ... to dump their toxins into our waters.The Act was not meant to please everyone, but it was meant to clean our water, and thatshould please a wide majority. We should not have to sacrifice our health f ...

(4 pages) 239 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The printing business

t imposes many regulations on printing companies in the hope that it will help keep the environment clean from wastes. For protecting from water pollution the Clean Water Act is in effect for the prin ... s, and the temperature of the water both in the winter and summer along with its pH. Along with the Clean Water Act the business must meet air guidelines and solid waste regulations.The socially impor ...

(4 pages) 71 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

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 Government and Environmental Policy

c policy law is to implement restrictions in an effort to solve problems,which can be seen with the Clean Water Act. Public policy has also been employed to reform the Endangered SpeciesAct of 1973. A ... nt one of these steps is horizontal implementation when one considers the Endangered Species Act andClean Water Act. This policy is the process that puts a law into effect after it has been legitimize ...

(7 pages) 299 1 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science


city's water supply. They received enough signatures to have the issue voted upon as Measure A "The Clean Water Act". Measure A of course passed and therefore stopped the cities water from being fluor ... e stopped the cities water from being fluoridated. The people behind Measure A used the slogan "The Clean Water Act" to mislead the public about the issue, there campaign strategy behind Measure A was ...

(3 pages) 65 2 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Dangers of water pollution

blems for several decades and the government passed several laws on this topic amongst which is the Clean Water Act of 1972. Since then, each state has the authority to fix limits and set standards. T ... state has the authority to fix limits and set standards. The ultimate goal being to make the water clean enough to support life and be safe to swim in. Unfortunately, these laws are hard and costly t ...

(3 pages) 282 2 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Case brief on 5th amendment

mentFACTS:A federal grand jury in South Dakota is investigating possible criminal violations of the Clean Water Act, at a corporation's wastewater treatment facility. Two former employees have pleaded ... tewater treatment facility. Two former employees have pleaded guilty to a conspiracy to violate the Clean Water Act, and the grand jury investigation includes whether senior corporate officers may be ...

(2 pages) 116 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

The Interstate Commerce Clause: How the Supreme Court Interpreted It Over.

cCarthy 1Interstate Commerce Clause:How the Supreme Court Interpreted It Over the Past 200 YearsThe Clean Water Act, the Violence Against Women Act, and the Endanger Species Act are all good legislati ...

(10 pages) 101 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Environmental/Ethical Dilemma

ng the problem to the attention of your employer first (U.S. Department of Labor, 2004).In 1972 the Clean Water Act (CWA) established means of enforcement for federal and state environmental agencies ...

(6 pages) 433 3 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Ashland Oil Spill - A Petroleum Tragedy - Legal and Ethical Issues

vented the spill.Legal Analysis - Spilling 700,000 gallons of Diesel into the Mononhahela River:The Clean Water Act states:SEC. 301. (a) Except as in compliance with this section and sections302, 306, ... ersely affected. People couldn't even drink the water.This is clear case of the spill violating the Clean Water Act.It should also be noted that if over 100 gallons of diesel absorbed into the ground, ...

(8 pages) 103 1 4.5 May/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Acid Rain

still to be tested. The EPA also determines if the water they test is dead, impaired, or reasonably clean. Based on state reports, only 15 % of rivers and 38 % of lakes are not impaired. Out of an EPA ... fore the year 2000. Acid rain is a major threat to all life everywhere. Measures have been taken to clean the United States' water, such as the Clean Water Act, a law passed in 1972. The CWA promised ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Water Quality In Nebraska

e facilities in Nebraska had at least one quarter of last year in significant non-compliance of the Clean Water Act. This makes Nebraska one of the eight worst states in the nation. Right now our wate ... t with water.Nebraska also issues National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits under the Clean Water Act permits. However, the state has emphasized the use of these permits for open lot liv ...

(4 pages) 16 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

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

Environmental Ethics Inventory

y so I was sent to attend mandated information share and training related to chemical/pesticed use, Clean water act, water shed management and local air pollution control district regulations.The more ... 0 a month to not participate in trash collection.After attending training in regards to the federal Clean Water Act I knew it was just a matter of time before an inspector or fly over would expose our ...

(5 pages) 138 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Mountain Top Mining And The Law

an perform surface mining operations known as Mountain Top Removal.The first permits fall under the Clean Water Act. These permits apply to an 87 acre site comprised of an un-reclaimed strip mine. The ... site comprised of an un-reclaimed strip mine. The Court recognizes that the stated objective of the Clean Water Act is ?to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the ...

(26 pages) 876 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


ch although simple, are also the foundation of life itself. These simple things come in the form of clean air, water, and land for us and our future generations. The protection of the environment has ... mental Protection Agency or EPA. The EPA was established in 1970 after a national cry for safer and cleaner air, water, and land in America. This agency was part of the new informal agenda committee w ...

(6 pages) 48 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Business Regulations

e of the increase of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) not AI's non-compliance.Pursuant to the Clean Water Act of 1972, water quality standards fall under the blanket of the EPA. The act states " ...

(6 pages) 49 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business Regulation MBA 560

matic hydrocarbons (PAH) concentration levels that exceed the prescribed limits and an Alumina Inc. clean up was ordered by the EPA, region 6. Alumina Inc. responded quickly to the clean up directive ... PAH was due to the increased traffic in the heavily industrialized state of Erehwon.RegulationsThe Clean Water Act of 1972 states that without being subject to criminal penalties, no polluter can dis ...

(7 pages) 100 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Working Capital Worksheet

receivables are not coming in. Lawrence Sports would need to create a policy that would directly impact the company's cash flow. "A credit policy that is too strict will turn away potential customers, ... t of cash inflows to your business. On the other hand, a credit policy that is too liberal will attract slow paying (even nonpaying) customers, increase your business's average collection period for a ...

(4 pages) 34 3 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Recognizing Tort and Regulatory Risk

A will return and conduct another evaluation and record the corrections in the annual audit for the Clean Water Act. By taking the initiative by Alumina to perform independent studies this will detect ... ause of her daughter's leukemia.Alumina released a statement highlighting efficacy of systems and a clean record from the EPA. This corrective measure gave Alumina the right to express their positive ...

(3 pages) 141 0 5.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays