2. Current Environmental Regulatory Framework

  1. Leo Stander and
  2. Louis Theodore

Published Online: 24 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470118511.ch2

Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook

Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook

How to Cite

Stander, L. and Theodore, L. (2007) Current Environmental Regulatory Framework, in Environmental Regulatory Calculations Handbook, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470118511.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 18 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471671718

Online ISBN: 9780470118511



  • environmental regulatory system and environmental management;
  • Code of Federal Regulations (CFR);
  • occupational safety and health act (OSHA)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Regulatory System

  • Laws and Regulations: The Differences

  • The Role of the States

  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

  • Major Toxic Chemical Laws Administered by the USEPA

  • Legislative Tools for Controlling Water Pollution

  • The Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986

  • The Clean Air Act

  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

  • USEPA's Risk Management Program

  • The Pollution Prevention Act of 1990

  • References