Chapter 20- Protecting the Environment

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Chapter 20- Protecting the Environment T RUE -F ALSE  Q UESTIONS         1. No common law doctrines apply against polluters today.         2. Local governments can control some aspects of the environment through zoning laws.         3. Under federal environmental laws, there is a single standard for all polluters and all pollutants.         4. The Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 regulates clean-ups of leaking hazardous waste disposal  sites.         5. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can clean up a release of hazardous waste at a hazardous  waste disposal site and recover the entire cost from the site’s owner or operator.         6. States may restrict discharge of chemicals into the water or air.         7. A party who violates the Clean Air Act may realize economic benefits from the noncompliance.         8. The Environmental Protection Agency sets limits on discharges of pollutants into water.         9. A party who only transports hazardous waste to a disposal site cannot be held liable for any costs to  clean up the site.        
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