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The Clean Water Act is a cornerstone of U.S. environmental regulations. Originating from the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1948, the policy’s goal is to protect streams, rivers, lakes and bays throughout the United States. It allows the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to define water quality and wastewater standards for industries, managing the discharge of pollutants in navigable waterways.
Understanding the complexities of HR employment law is challenging for every human resources professional. However, the first step to mastering the regulations that guide the field is to know how far-reaching federal regulations and employment laws are in the United States.
Tulane University Law School is launching three new degree and certificate programs to help today’s professionals better navigate the complex laws that are a part of their everyday life.
In the scientific and popular lexicon, “climate change” can be traced back to a 1975 paper by geochemist Wallace Broecker and a 1979 report by the National Academy of Science.
By 1970, the United States was reeling from a series of environmental disasters, including Ohio’s Cuyahoga River bursting into flames. Public concern skyrocketed. In response, Presi...
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