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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Shi
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: clean, plastic, wastes, sea, garbage, controlling, ships, ports, oceans
Number of Pages: 392
Published: 1995-07
eBookDB-ID: NAP:15165

This book explores the challenge of translating MARPOL 73/78 Annex V into workable laws and regulations for U.S. citizens. The volume examines how existing resources can be leveraged into a comprehensive strategy for compliance.
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Author: Anu Mittal
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: clean, water, designing, fund, considered, issues, infrastructure, variety, need
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437918603
ISBN-13: 9781437918601

The EPA has estimated that a potential gap between future needs and current spending for wastewater infrastructure of $150 billion to $400 billion could occur over the next decade. A number of entities are involved in planning, financing, building, and operating this infrastructure. Some of these stakeholders have suggested a variety of approaches to bridge this potential gap. One such proposal is to establish a clean water trust fund. In this context, the auditor was asked to: (1) obtain stakeholders' views on the issues that would need to be addressed in designing and establishing a clean wa
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Author: Anu K. Mittal
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: clean, water, fund, testimony, options, congressional, issues, infrastructure, design, funding
Number of Pages: 12
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437919243
ISBN-13: 9781437919240

Many of the wastewater systems that Americans rely on to protect public health and the environment are reaching the end of their useful lives. The EPA has estimated that a potential gap between future needs and current spending for wastewater infrastructure of $150 billion to $400 billion could occur over the next decade. Various approaches have been proposed to bridge this potential gap. One is to establish a clean water trust fund. This testimony summarizes findings of a May 2009 report which examined: (1) stakeholders' views on the issues that would need to be addressed in designing and est
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Author: Ariah Fine
Publisher: Ariah Fine
Keywords: elirose, water, clean
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2010-08-11
ISBN-10: 1441422773
ISBN-13: 9781441422774

A children's picture book about the lack of clean drinking water in the world and how we can help.
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Author: David Trimble
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: adequate, ensure, oversight, congressional, testimony, place, procedures, clean, water, projects, underway, recovery
Number of Pages: 19
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437934145
ISBN-13: 9781437934144

The Amer. Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) included $4 billion for the EPA Clean Water State Revolving Fund (SRF). This testimony addresses: (1) state efforts to meet requirements associated with the Recovery Act and SRF program; (2) the uses of Recovery Act funds; and (3) EPA's and states' efforts to oversee the use of these funds. This review focused on 14 states and selected localities -- known as sub-recipients -- in each of these states. These 14 states received approx. 50% of the total appropriated under the Recovery Act for the Clean Water SRF. Data included the amou
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Author: John B. Stephenson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: environmental, justice, air, rules, clean, attention, epa, devote, developing
Number of Pages: 60
Published: 2005-11
ISBN-10: 1422302717
ISBN-13: 9781422302712

Exec. Order 12898 made achieving environmental justice (EJ)Ó part of the mission of the EPA & other fed. agencies. According to EPA, EJ involves fair treatment of people of all races, cultures, & incomes. EPA developed guidance for considering EJ during the development of rules under the Clean Air Act & other activities. This report examines how EPA considered EJ during two phases of developing clean air rules: (1) drafting the rule, including activities of the workgroup that considered regulatory options, the econ. review of the rule's costs, & making the proposed rule available for public c
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Author: James E. McCarthy
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congress, 112th, issues, air, clean
Number of Pages: 23
Published: 2011-04-01
ISBN-10: 1437980880
ISBN-13: 9781437980882

Although air quality has improved substantially in the U.S. in the 40 years of the EPA's Clean Air Act regulation, many issues remain unresolved. Recently, members of Congress from both parties have raised questions regarding the cost-effectiveness of, and authority for, EPA actions. This report focuses on three areas of likely interest to the 112th Congress: greenhouse gas regulations, emissions from power plants (including interstate pollution and mercury emissions), and air quality standards. Contents: Intro.; EPA's Greenhouse Gas Regulations; Legislation on Climate Change; Emissions from P
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