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Refuse Act - Wikipedia


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, ...

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.

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 ...

“Effect of the Refuse Act Program on the Clean Water Act of 1972”


Apr 21, 2013 ... as the Refuse Act, was to become a key factor in the deliberations ... The Refuse Act, in its original form, was enacted by the Congress in 1890 ...

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 ...

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).

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.

Combat Pollution: The 1899 Refuse Act - Nature And Community ...


TO: Citizens interested in preventing pollution and enhancing the quality of this Nation's waters through citizen action aiding enforcement of the 1899 Refuse Act.

Environmental Protection - MSU Portland - U.S. Coast Guard


Sep 21, 2016 ... Since the enactment of the Refuse Act of 1899, it has been the Coast Guard's responsibility to protect the Marine Wildlife and Natural ...

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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 ...

What is Refuse Act? - Definition from Petropedia


Refuse Act is a United States federal law initiated under the Rivers and Harbors Act in 1899. The main focus of the act is to control water pollution and govern the  ...

Water Pollution Control under the Refuse Act of 1899


Jan 1, 1971 ... Water Pollution Control under the Refuse Act of. 1899. Bill Leaphart. Follow this and additional works at: http://scholarship.law.umt.edu/mlr.