APES Acts, agreements, programs

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  1. this act protected marine mammals from falling below their optimum sustainable population level
    Marine Mammal Protection Act 1972
  2. this act prohibited the commerce of those species considered to be endangered or threatened
    Endangered Species Act Program for the protection of threatened plants and animals and their habitats (1973)
  3. this agreement bans the capture, exportation, or sale of endangered and threatened species
    convention on international trade in endangered species of wild flora and fauna
  4. Established a review of road free areas of 5,000 acres or more and islands within the national wildlife refuges or the national park system for inclusion in the national preservation stem. Restricted activities in these areas.
    Wilderness Act (1964)
  5. Established a nation wild and scenic river system for the protection of rivers with important scenic, recreational, fish and wildlife, and other values
    Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (1968)
  6. protected fish that live in the sea but grow up and breed in fresh water
    Anadromnous Fish Conservation Act (1965)
  7. governed the conservation and management of ocean fishing
    Magnuson Fishery Conservation and Management Act (1976)
  8. provided broad protection for series of fish, wildlife and plants that are listed as threatened or endangered in the US or elsewhere
    Endangered Species Act 1973
  9. Set out principles for the conservation and management of certain types of fish
    The United Nations Agreement for the implementation  of the Provisions of the UNited Nations Convention on the Law of the sea.
  10. the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora
    an international agreement between governments that ensured that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants do not threaten their survival
  11. Governed prospecting and mining of minerals on publicly owned land
    Mining Act (1872)
  12. Permitted BLM to grant leases for development of deposits of coal, phosphate, potash, sodium, sulphur, and other leasable minerals on public domain lands
    Mineral Leasing Act (1920)
  13. Regulated damage done by mining
    Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund) (1980)
  14. Resource Conservation and Recovery Acts (RCRA) (1976)
    Regulated some mineral processing wastes
  15. Established a programs for regulating surface coal mining and reclamation activated. It established mandatory standards for these activities on state and federal lands, including requirement that adverse impacts on fish wildlife, and related environmental values be minimized
    Surface Mining Control And Reclamation Act (1977)
  16. Used regulatory and non regulatory tools to protect all surface waters in the United States
    Clean Water Act (1972)
  17. Made it unlawful for any person to dump or transport for the purpose of dumping, sewage sludge or industrial waste into ocean waters
    ocean dumping act of (1972)
  18. Established  federal program to monitor and increase the safety of the drinking water supply. It doesn't apply to wells that supply fewer than 25 people
    Safe Drinking Water Act (1974, 1996)
  19. Strengthened EPA's abilit to prevent and respond to catastrophic oil spills. Established a trust fund (financed by a tax on oil) which is available to clean up spills
    Oil spill privation and liability act (1990)
  20. Cut the emissions of CFC's that damage the ozone layer. This was amended in copenhaged (1992) to include other key ozone- depleting chemicals
    Montreal Accord (1978)
  21. Required the participating 38 developed countries to cute their greenhouse gas emissions back to 5% below 1990 levels. Note that the United States hasn't ratified the agreement and therefore isn't bound to abide by it
    Kyoto Protocol (1997)
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