Clean Water Act
Clean Is Always Better
- Gave EPA the authority to implement pollution control programs such as setting wastewater standards for industry.
- Recognized the need for planning to address the critical problems posed by nonpoint source pollution.
- Maintained existing requirements to set water quality standards for all contaminants in surface waters.
Poblems And Solutions
Unfortunately, for more than a decade, 20 million acres and 2 million stream miles have been at increased risk of pollution.