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Environmentally Speaking...

Research the following topics and write a one page report on the following person/place/law/treaty in environmental history for which the number matches your computer number.
Use the following criteria to set up your page:
Times New Roman, 11 point font, standard 1" margins. Title at the top, centered, no larger than 14 point font, double spaced. Your name directly beneath the title, centered, 11 point font. No pictures should be included.

Do not plagiarize. Cite your sources at the end of your paper. Do not use only Wikipedia as a resource, use at least 3 resources.

Use your Computer number to determine the topic on which to research/write.
Include the following in your paper:
1) When was the Act/Law/Treaty/Agreement created?
2) What does it do, relative to its purpose?
3) How does it accomplish its goals?
4) What is its relevance to the environment?
5) Does it have any special significance?
6) How does it affect people? (or does it?)
7) if it is a treaty, is the U.S. a participant?
8) Does it affect the economy? (give examples)
9) What effects might be seen, if any, locally?

1. National Environmental Policy Act

2. Endangered Species Act

3. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

4. Marine Mammal Protection Act

5. Lacey Act

6. Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act

7. Food Quality Protection Act

8. Persistent Organic Pollutants Treaty

9. Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act

10. Federal Mine Safety and Health Act

11. Energy Policy Act

12. Safe Drinking Water Act

13. Clean Water Act

14. Water Quality Act

15. Ocean Dumping Ban Act

16. Clean Air Act

17. Kyoto Protocol

18. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

19. Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and liability Act (CERCLA)

20. Nuclear Waste Policy Act

21. Low-Level Radioactive Policy Act

22. Basel Convention (International Treaty)

23. National Environmental Policy Act

24. Endangered Species Act

25. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

26. Marine Mammal Protection Act

27. Lacey Act

28. Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, Rodenticide Act

29. Food Quality Protection Act

30. Persistent Organic Pollutants Treaty

31. Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act

32. Federal Mine Safety and Health Act


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