Environmental Regulations Overview

  • 6 Topics | 34m 59s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course provides an overview of major environmental laws and regulations and the specific standards that outline requirements to comply with them. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to define the purpose of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA); specify the purpose of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA); specify the purpose of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), also known as Superfund; specify the purpose of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); and identify the intent of various laws. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • identify the purpose of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
  • identify the focus of Titles I through IV of TSCA
  • identify the primary goals of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • identify the authority granted to the EPA by RCRA
  • identify characteristics of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
  • identify legislation that regulates the responsibility for protecting public health, safety, and the environment from chemical hazards
  • identify characteristics of NEPA
  • identify requirements that the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) places on federal agencies
  • identify characteristics of the Clean Water Act (CWA)
  • identify characteristics of the Clean Air Act (CAA)
  • identify the intent of various environmental regulatory laws

IN THIS COURSE

  • TSCA
    5m
  • RCRA
    5m
  • CERCLA
    6m
  • NEPA
    3m
  • CWA and CAA
    6m
  • Other Regulatory Laws
    6m

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