Water pollution: South Platte River
The Federal Government has been shown to be the primary initiator of state programs of water pollution control. The history of enabling legislation for water pollution control has implicitly established evidence as the backbone of pollution action. The Water Quality Act of 1965 required states to adopt criteria and plans of implementation and enforcement to then become standards for the state. However, a deficiency exists to require Federal approval of surveillance systems capable of providing data which could be applied to meet pollution control standards. Colorado responded to Federal requirements ...
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