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S. 2770 (92nd): An Act to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act

About the bill

Source: Wikipedia

The Clean Water Act (CWA) is the primary federal law in the United States governing water pollution. Its objective is to restore and maintain the chemical, physical, and biological integrity of the nation's waters by preventing point and nonpoint pollution sources, providing assistance to publicly owned treatment works for the improvement of wastewater treatment, and maintaining the integrity of wetlands. It is one of the United States' first and most influential modern environmental laws. As with many other major U.S. federal environmental statutes, it is administered by the ...

Sponsor and status

Introduced:

92nd Congress (1971–1972)

Status:

Enacted on Oct 18, 1972

Law:

Pub.L. 92-500

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 18, 1972

Source:

GPO FDSys – United States Statutes at Large