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Homework 2-3 Madison Malaga Environmental Regulations CERCLA In 1980 the federal government adopted into law the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). This law’s purpose is to identify sites of environmental pollution and provide funds for cleanup. EPA The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is the federal agency responsible for dealing with environmental issues. The agency advises Congress and the president regarding laws to protect the environment. The agency writes regulations implementing laws that have been passed, and the agency enforces all federal environmental rules and regulations. The EPA administers, among other laws, the Clean Water Act, the Toxic Substance Control Act, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. HMTA The Hazardous Material Transportation Act (HMTA) is enforced by the United States Department of Transportation. HUD The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) isn’t a major player in the federal regulation of environmental issues. However, it’s mentioned because
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  • Winter '18
  • Williams
  • Environmentalism, Federal government of the United States, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Storage tank, Underground storage tank

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