Chap034 - Chapter 034 : Business and the Environment...

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Chapter 034 : Business and the Environment Chapter 034 : Business and the Environment Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. In the United States, environmental regulation is a distinct area of the law, and firms strive to comply with myriad statutes, regulations, and ordinances that cover the relationship between businesses and the environment. BT: Knowledge PO: 1 True False 2. In an effort to ensure that the federal government itself does not contribute to the destruction of the environment, Congress passed the Clear Air Act of 1970. BT: Knowledge PO: 2 True False 3. In 1970, Congress created the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which has the responsibility of regulating business activities as these relate to the environment. BT: Knowledge PO: 3 True False 4. Pollution caused by automobiles, trains, airplanes, and so forth is called stationary pollution. BT: Knowledge PO: 4 True False 5. The minimum standards set for water purity by the Clean Water Act of 1972 do not include "fishable and swimmable" water. BT: Knowledge PO: 4 True False
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6. Superfund regulates the dumping of waste onto land. BT: Knowledge PO: 4 True False 7. Businesses that create pollution frequently cause injury to people or damage to their property, and these businesses may be found liable by a court for the tort of negligence. BT: Knowledge PO: 5 True False 8. Trespass is the unauthorized entry onto another person's property. BT: Knowledge PO: 5 True False 9. Exposure to loud noise for extended periods of time cannot affect an individual's ability to hear. BT: Knowledge PO: 6 True False 10. The continued use of a pesticide does not cause insects to become immune to the chemical compounds, and as a result the pesticide becomes effective. BT: Knowledge PO: 6 True False 11. Although there are no federal laws currently addressing e-waste, several states have passed statutes and the EPA has drafted rules relating to recycling cathode ray tubes. BT: Knowledge PO: 6 True False 12. The United States has extraordinary forests and wetlands that have great aesthetic and economic value. BT: Knowledge PO: 6 True False
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13. Sulfur emissions cause pollutants to be discharged into the atmosphere and result in the greenhouse effect. BT: Knowledge PO: 6 True False 14. There has been a growing recognition that economic interests are causing the gradual destruction of the rain forests. BT: Knowledge PO: 7 True False 15. The EPA is charged with the responsibility of selecting appropriate sites and types of waste that may be discarded into the oceans by U.S. organizations. BT: Knowledge PO: 8 True False 16. Early federal statutes dealing with environmental issues concerned themselves primarily with conservation of forests and: A. natives.
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