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Soil and Water Conservation Act 1977

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Mackenzie Eldridge

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Transcript of Soil and Water Conservation Act 1977

PROJECT BY: MACKENZIE ELDRIDGE
APES-5th
ENVIROMENTAL LEGISTION
Clean Water Act 1977
Draft year- 1972
Amendment year- 1977, 1981, 1987
Legislation- National
-The legislation has impacted our planet in a positive way because now oil spills and other pollution in water is being prevented.
-The agency responsible for regulation and enforcement was the EPA
America used to drop 7 million tons of waste in its' water

Wilderness Act 1964
Draft year: 1964 (took 60 drafts)
Amendment years: 1968
It is a national law.
It was created to protect the most pristine wilderness for future generations.
It was issued by the Destruction of land and Forests.
It gives congress the ability to protect.
**considered America's greatest conservation achievements

Endangered Species Act 1973
Draft Year: 1973
Amendment years: 1978, 1988,2004
It is international.
-This act protects endangered species from being hunted. It is a law that forbids harm to these animals set up but the goventment,

-U.S Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)/U.S. Department of the Interior (USDI).,National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)/U.S. Department of Commerce (USDC)
_When congress passed the law, it recognized our rich biodiversity of animal life.
Lacey Act 1900
Draft Year: 1900
Amendment years: 1935, 1947, 1969, 1981, 1988, 1989
National: (US only)
The Fish an Wildlife Service is a major help when it comes to regulating the Lacey Act of 1900
The United States Customs Service helps make sure that the Lacey Act is being followed
-Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Costumes service
-The Lacey statue is the oldest.
Soil and Water Conservation Act 1977
Draft year: 1935
Amendment Years: 1985 and 1994
-It is a national law
It provides the us department of Agriculture(USDA) broad assessment for soil and water conservation.
It also evaluates current and needed programs, policies, and doctrines.
**It helps protect private land,such as farms.
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