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    What are the major Federal laws protecting the environment? What is the relationship of OSHA and the environment?

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    What are the major Federal laws protecting the environment?

    Clean Air Act (42 USC § 7401 et seq.)
    Clean Water Act (33 USC § 121 et seq.)
    CERCLA (Comprehensive Environmental Response,
    Compensation and Liability Act, 42 USC § 9601 et seq.)
    Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know
    Act (42 USC §11011)
    Endangered Species Act (7 USC § 136, 16 USC §460
    et seq.)
    Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (33 USC § 2702 et seq.)
    Pollution Prevention Act (42 USC § 13101 et seq.)

    Reference - Environmental Protection Agency - www.epa.gov

    What is the relationship of OSHA and the environment?

    "Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing a safe and healthy workplace for their employees. The Field Operations ...

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