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Unformatted text preview: this law works so a tax was created on hazardous wastes. if place considered hazrdous site, govt could use money from taxes to clean up site . today we havemoney in the superfund sites Xanadu Clean air act- 1st env law passed in 1960 NEPA- nixon set up clean water act- 1977, congress said our waters should be fishable and swimable by 1983 Superfund law- 1980 montreal protocol- scientists showed compounds cfc's when get up in ozone layer they react with it and the ozone gets changed to another molecule---- poster chikd for internation coroporation kyoto protocol- tried to voluntarily limit carbon dioxide production, but USA never agreed, so it never took off Transboundary- goes across state boundaries, READ ABOUT THIS IN BOOK Cap and Trade-...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course ENVSCI 101 taught by Professor Don'tremember during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '11