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Unformatted text preview: Environmental law 14-5 roman numeral 2 in outline Clean Air Act- started in 1970s good example of how feds work on environmental law. Fed gov sets standard. Major environmental agency. (EPA) Set standard and expect states to enforce them. (thats always a problem. Especially in texas [oil lovers]) NAAQS-national ambien air quality standard- what they want country to have as air standard. For humans- main issue For vegetation/climate control/visibility/global warming/property structures statues.- acid rain. Caused by northern factories. Melting buildings and r uining trees. (Canada loved maple trees) Pollutants have to be at this known level. L IST- constantly evolving. State implementation plan. State subdivides into Air quality control regions (AQCR)- to enforce NAAQS. Some will be in complianace and some not . they will be treated differently. Clean air areas- not nessesarily clean but meets minimum standards. Compliant....
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2011 for the course MGMT 209 taught by Professor Swim during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08