Pollution of Navigable Waters
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Pollution of Navigable Waters hearings before the United States House Committee on Rivers and Harbors, Seventy-Ninth Congress, first session, on Nov. 13-15, 20, 1945.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Water -- Pollution -- United States.

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Considers (79) H.R. 519, (79) H.R. 587, (79) H.R. 4070.

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Paginationii, 347 p.
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22301195M

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Full text of "Pollution of navigable waters. Hearings on the subject of the pollution of navigable waters held before the Committee on Rivers and Harbors, House of Representatives, Sixty-seventh Congress.." See other formats. The Water Pollution Control Act. Several acts are related to the protection of the waterways in the United States. Of particular interest in the present context is the Water Pollution Control Act (Clean Water Act). The objective of the Act is to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of water systems. The Navigable Waters Protection Rule fails to consider scientific research and neglects the health effects of opening up American waterbodies to pollution. The rule says that only water that is well connected to other waterbodies on the surface is to be protected under the law. At issue is the definition of “waters of the United States,” which, in turn, under the Clean Water Act, defines “navigable waters.” It is only those waters that are subject to Clean Water.