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Energy CrisisleadEarth DayRachel CarsonLondon's Historic Pea SoupersKatrinaHenry David ThoreauLove CanalRCRAThree Mile IslandSafe Drinking Water ActWorld Trade CenterTSCADDTOcean DumpingTimes BeachOzone LayerClean Water ActValley of the DrumsExxon ValdezMontreal ProtocolClean Air ActnoiseEco-TerrorismAlarSuperfund

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Historical Resources about Statutes, Regulations and Policies

Bubble Policy
Clean Air Act of 1970/1977 and Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
Clean Water Act
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)
Environmental Research, Development and Demonstration Authorization Act
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act
Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972
Fishbowl Policy
Food Quality Protection Act
Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act (ocean dumping)
National Environmental Policy Act
Noise and the Noise Control Act
Pollution Prevention Act
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
Safe Drinking Water Act
Superfund
Toxic Substances Control Act

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Natural Disasters and Other Emergencies

Bhopal
Chernobyl
Columbia Space Shuttle Accident
Eco-Terrorism
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, 2005
Love Canal
Three Mile Island
Times Beach
Valley of the Drums
World Trade Center (9/11)

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Other Topics of Historical Interest

Alar
Carson, Rachel
DDT
Earth Day
Earth Summit at Rio de Janeiro, 1992
Lead
London's Historic "Pea-Soupers"
Montreal Protocol (see also Ozone Layer Depletion)
Noise and the Noise Control Act
North American Free Trade Agreement
Ozone Layer Depletion (see also Montreal Protocol)
Pesticides
Public Participation and Transparency
Selected Multilateral Environmental Instruments In Force for the U.S
Thoreau, Henry David
Women and the Environment

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