Write an essay consisting of at least 500 words addressing all of the following topics (a through h):
a. Explain riparian water rights.
b. Describe how Colorado’s groundwater use rules differ from California’s.
c. How did the 1969 fire on the Cuyahoga River influence clean water legislation?
d. What are the key differences between the 1977 Clean Water Act and the 1987 Water Quality Act?
e. Describe the portions of an NPDES permit.
f. Why is pretreatment required for industries that discharge into sanitary sewers?
g. Why was the 1972 Safe Drinking Water Act passed?
h. Explain how the Clean Water Act affects your employer or your personal life.
1.Write an essay consisting of at least 500 words addressing all of the following topics (a through d):
a. Though federal air quality legislation prior to 1970 was generally considered ineffective, what aspects of pre-1970 legislation helped lead to the effectiveness of the 1970 Clean Air Act?
b. What are the key aspects of the clean air legislation beginning in 1970 that made substantial improvements to air quality?
c. Explain New Source Review (NSR), and indicate the year that it was promulgated.
d. Why would a state want to sue the U.S. EPA?