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Encyclopedia > Water Pollution Control Act

This act gave authority to Surgeon General to make programs to reduce or eliminate water pollution in rivers, underground rivers, and other waterways. The programs took into account the need to conserve and further environmental and human uses. The original statute was authorized and put into effect by the Federal works Administrator.

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Clean Water Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (842 words)
The Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. et seq., is the primary federal law in the United States governing water pollution.
Congress first passed the statute as the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (as it was amending the Water Pollution Control Act).
The TMDL is the sum of the allowable loads of a single pollutant from all contributing point and nonpoint sources.
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