Match each of the numbered definitions with the correct term
Match each of the numbered definitions with the correct term in the following list. Write the letter of your choice in the answer column.
a. National Environmental Policy Act
b. Environmental impact Statement
c. Environmental Protection Agency
d. Clean Air Act
e. Clean Water Act
f. Superfund
g. Public and private nuisance
h. Particle trespass
i. Acid rain
j. Greenhouse effect
1. A law that requires, prior to the commencement of any work, a declaration of the impact any major project will have on the environment. 1. __________
2. Increasing global temperatures that result from increasing amounts of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere. 2. __________
3. A law that sets minimum standards for water purity. 3. __________
4. A federal agency with responsibility for regulating business activities as they relate to the environment. 4. __________
5. Activities that negatively impact public or private property. 5. __________
6. A cause of action that accepts the theory that a business can illegally enter another person’s property with its pollution. 6. __________
7. A condition resulting from the discharge of pollutants into the atmosphere that creates problems for forests and crops, kills fish, and destroys the paint finishes on automobiles.
7. __________
8. A declaration required before beginning construction of a major project that describes the impact of the project on the environment. 8. __________
9. A law that regulates the dumping of waste onto land and designates specific sites, mandating that these locations be cleaned up by their owners. 9. __________
10. A law that sets minimum standards for air purity. 10. __________
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