Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Comprehensive Summary of US Green Legislation

It is essential for businesses to keep abreast of the legal imperatives that impinge on their operations. Keeping up with green legislation in the US is no easy task. To help make this effort easier, Greenful has put together a comprehensive summary of environmental legislation from the Clean Air Act (CAA) which was passed in 1967 to Corporate Average Fuel Economy (Cafe) of 2012. Here are 27 links that cover all major green legislation and related amendments:



  • Clean Air Act
  • Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990
  • Clean Air Act PM2.5 Update December 2012
  • Clean Water Act
  • Atomic Energy Act
  • Toxic Substances Control Act
  • Endangered Species Act
  • Environmental Justice for Low-Income Populations
  • Protection of Children from Environmental Risks and Safety Risks
  • Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act
  • Marine Protection, Research, and Sanctuaries Act (MPRSA) (Ocean Dumping Act)
  • National Environmental Policy Act
  • Nuclear Waste Policy Act
  • Oil Pollution Act
  • Pollution Prevention Act
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • Safe Drinking Water Act
  • Shore Protection Act
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (Superfund)
  • Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008
  • Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007
  • Energy Policy Act of 2005
  • Energy Policy Act of 1992
  • Surface Transportation Acts
  • Alternative Motor Fuels Act
  • Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Final Rule 2012

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