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EPA History: Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972


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  • Water, from "The Challenge of the Environment: A Primer on EPA's Statutory Authority"
    [EPA publication - December 1972]

  • EPA Releases Guidelines for New Water Quality Standards
    [EPA press release - February 13, 1973]

  • Indiana and Federal EPA Announce Issuance of Nation's First Wastewater Permits
    [EPA press release - March 2, 1973]

  • EPA Issues First Municipal Wastewater Discharge Permit in the Nation
    [EPA press release - July 30, 1973]

  • EPA Issues Public Participation Regulations
    [EPA press release - August 23, 1973]

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