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Unformatted text preview: human health b. Secondary ambient standards protect against adverse impacts on human welfare, eg. Visibility, vegetation, animals & property 2. States are responsible for meeting standards within certain time limits b. Problem Areas i. Toxic air pollutants ii. Acid rain iii. Ozone layer & climate protection iv. Enforcement EPA can issue citations. Also have criminal liability for international & negligent releases. 5.) Cant build on a wetland a. Drinking water act b. Cant just dump anything in the ocean 6.) Need different types of waste disposal systems 7.) Government uses C IRCLA a. Superfund- money appropriated by congress to help clean up a certain site. b. If they cant find out who made the mess, the government will clean the site up. 8.) There are certain defenses against this a. Act of God b. Act of war c. Innocent buyer defense you purchased a property without knowing it was contaminated. TEST IS TUESDAY AT 12:00...
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- Spring '08
- Business Law