ERIC Number: ED156476
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Setting the Course for Clean Water: A Citizen's Guide to the Section 208 Water Quality Management Program.
Donley, Diane L.; Albright, Catherine
This is a citizen's guide to the section 208 water quality management program. Section 208 refers to that section of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972 (the Clean Water Act) which calls for public participation in water quality management planning. Included in this guide are chapters on controlling pollution through the Clean Water Act, important requirements of section 208 water quality management planning, and programs to prevent pollution. Throughout the guide are provided technical and legal information on various issues related to water quality such as waste disposal, mining activities, septic tanks, and agricultural activities. Also included are lists of suggested citizen activities related to each issue. (BB)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizen Role, Environment, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Pollution, Utilities, Water Pollution, Water Resources
National Wildlife Federation, Education Division, 1412 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (single copy free, additional copies $2.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Wildlife Federation, Washington, DC.