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Pollution Crimes
  • Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS), 33 U.S.C. §§ 1901-1912
  • Atomic Energy Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2011-2296
  • Clean Air Act (CAA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 7401-7671
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation & Liability Act (CERCLA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 9601-9675
  • Deepwater Port Act, 33 U.S.C. §§ 1501-1524
  • Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) (also known as SARA Title III), 42 U.S.C. §§ 11001-11050
  • Energy Supply and Environmental Coordination Act, 15 U.S.C. §§ 791-798
  • Federal Hazardous Material Transportation Law, 49 U.S.C. §§ 5101-5127
  • Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), 7 U.S.C. §§ 136-136y
  • Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA)(also known as the Clean Water Act (CWA)), 33 U.S.C. §§ 1251-1387
  • Noise Control Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 4901-4918, 42 U.S.C. § 4910 (criminal provision)
  • Ocean Dumping Act (ODA), 33 U.S.C. §§ 1401-1445
  • Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), 43 U.S.C. §§ 1331-1356
  • Ports and Waterways Safety Act, 33 U.S.C. §§ 1221-1236
  • Rivers and Harbors Appropriations Act, 33 U.S.C. §§ 401-467
  • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)), 42 U.S.C. §§ 6901- 6992k
  • Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 300f-300j-26
  • Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA), 30 U.S.C. §§ 1201-1328
  • Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), 15 U.S.C. §§ 2601-2692

Wildlife Crimes

  • Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. § 1531
  • Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA), 16 U.S.C. § 668
  • Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), 16 U.S.C. § 707
  • The Lacey Act, 16 U.S.C. § 3372
 

Last Updated: September 2014