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Refuse Act


The Refuse Act is a United States federal statute governing use of waterways. The Act, a section of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, prohibited "dumping of ...

33 US Code § 407 - Deposit of refuse in navigable waters generally


It shall not be lawful to throw, discharge, or deposit, or cause, suffer, or procure to be thrown, discharged, or deposited either from or out of any ship, barge, ...

Criminal Liability under the Refuse Act of 1899 and the ... - JStor


tion Control Act.4 This comment will examine the imposition of criminal liability for water pollution under the Refuse Act of 1899, the Federal Water. Pollution ...

EPA and the Refuse Act Permit Program | Environmental Law Reporter


In its Second Annual Report, the Council on Environmental Quality offered the following assessment of the Refuse Act Permit Program: The Refuse Act is an ...

The Refuse Act Permit Program - The CRE.com


Jun 21, 2011 ... As to permits for discharges and deposits, the Refuse Act provides: 't... [T]he ... the permit conditions is also a violation of the Refuse Act. 6 Until.

Executive Order 11574 - Administration of Refuse Act Permit Program


Refuse Act permit program. The executive branch of the Federal Government shall implement a permit program under the aforesaid section 13 of the Act of ...

Headquarters U.S. Army Corps of Engineers > About > History ...


In the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899, Congress gave the Corps the authority to ... (under the so-called Refuse Act really Section 13 of the 1899 legislation).

Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act


Dec 29, 2000 ... SECTIONS 9 TO 20 OF THE ACT OF MARCH 3, 1899. Q:\COMP\WATER2\ .... ment, or mill of any kind, and refuse matter of any kind or descrip-.

Federal Enforcement Under the Refuse Act of 1899 t - HeinOnline


commonly referred to now as the Refuse Act but was originally known as section 13 of the Rivers and Harbors Appropriation Act of 1899.2 This section, now ...

Federal Water Pollution Control Act (1948) – FREE Federal Water ...


The only notable one was the Refuse Act, actually a section of the Rivers and Harbors Appropriations Act of 1899. The Refuse Act was not aimed at preventing  ...

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The Refuse Act of 1899 - Berkeley Law Scholarship Repository


Diane D. Eames, The Refuse Act of 1899: Its Scope and Role in Control of Water Pollution, .... The Refuse Act,'4 section 13 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of. 9.

Summary of the History of NPDES | NPDES Permits in New England ...


Feb 19, 2016 ... The earliest federal action toward protecting the nation's water was the Refuse Act of 1899. The act outlawed the "dumping of refuse that would ...

Industrial Water Pollution and the Refuse Act - Penn Law: Legal ...


Refuse Act as a deterrent to industrial water pollution and as a spur to ... The 1970 Act does not in any way supersede or repeal the Refuse Act prohibitions.