Environmental Legislation Project
Charlie Turner Root Period 4
Endangered Species Act
The endangered species act also known as the (ESA) is important for both domestic and international species conservation. The act strives to provide, conserve and protect endangered and threatened species and there habitats. The act was introduced in 1973 and still goes on today. This act is both national and international in ways. The group is U.S Fish and wildlife service.The Endangered Species Act has been nearly 100 percent successful in saving species from extinction.
Safe Drinking Water Act 1974
The Safe Drinking Water Act was established to protect the quality of drinking water in the U.S. This law focuses on all waters actually or potentially designed for drinking use whether from above ground or underground. This is federal law which is a national act.
Lacey Act 1900
United States law that bans trafficking in illegal wildlife. The Act was amended to include plants and plant products such as timber and paper. This landmark legislation is the world's first ban on trade in illegally sourced wood products. This is a national act. This act is also one of the longest acts.
Soil and water Conservation Act
The Act conserves, protects, and enhances of soil, water and other natural recourses. The Act is a international act and big cities all over the world are trying to conserve water for there people.