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Environmental Law

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  • 1. Multiple Choice
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    Clean Water Act 1972
    established the National Park Service (NPS), an agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior. 
    U.S. federal law that regulates the discharge of pollutants into the nation's surface waters, including lakes, rivers, streams, wetlands, and coastal areas. Passed in 1972 and amended in 1977 and 1987, the Clean Water Actwas originally 
    legislation that grants public access to documents or other data in the possession of a government agency or public authority, unless the information falls into a category that is specifically excluded from the terms of the legislation.
  • 2. Multiple Choice
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    Endangered Species Act 1973 
    created the National Wilderness Preservation System and recognized wilderness as “an area where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor who does not remain.
    Protects endangered species
    significantly amended portions of the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act 
  • 3. Multiple Choice
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    Kyoto Protocol
    international treaty designed to protect the ozone layer by phasing out the production of numerous substances that are responsible for ozone depletion.
    nternational treaty that allows a trademark owner to seek registration in any of the countries that have joined the Madrid Protocol 
    international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which commits its Parties by setting internationally binding emission reduction targets.
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