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About this book
About this book
Fulfills the long-standing need for fundamental knowledge, especially concerning government regulations on environmental and natural resource protection, whilst offering a unique perspective on the breadth, scope, and ever-constant change in environmental legislation at the federal, state, and local levels.
Introduction Purpose Background Environmental Ethic Fundamentals Acronyms U.S. Code Code of Federal Regulations Public Laws Regulations Assessments and Impacts National Environmental Policy Act Farmland Protection Policy Act Environmental Effects Abroad Water Surface Fresh Water Nonindigenous Aquatic Nuisance Prevention National Invasive Species Act Ground Water Marine Water MARPOL, Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships Air Asbestos Air Glossary Land Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Superfund Toxic and Hazardous Materials and Wastes Other Environmental Laws EPCRA, Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act Pollution Prevention Act Executive Order 12856 Endangered Species Act Marine Mammal Protection Act FIFRA, Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act Migratory Bird Treaty Act Bald Eagle Protection Act National Historic Preservation Act Coastal Zone Management Act Compliance Ecosystem Recovery Pollution Prevention Review Questions and Answers Safety and Precautions Affected Environments Temperature Dissolved Oxygen pH Light Flow Major Nutrients Minor Nutrients Pollutants Water Quality Investigation The Environmental Career Keys to Career Success Diligent Work Habits Communication Ability Investigation Reporting Knowledge of Job-Related Subject Matter Personal Drive to Present and Publish Career Opportunities Handy Trouble Names