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What Is The Federal Water Pollution Control Act?

The Federal Water Pollution Control Act became a law in 1948. It initially dealt with pollution from the discharge of waste that came from sewage­treatment, agricultural and industrial plants. It later dealt with the regulations of cleaning up oil spills and other dangerous substances. It also tries to stop people from discharging pollutants and herbicides into the water.

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