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Which law was the first major environmental law in the United States and is often called the “Magna Carta” of Federal environmental laws?

(a) RCRA

(b) NEPA

(c) OSHA


The question was posed to me in unit test.

My enquiry is from National Environmental Policy Act in chapter Environmental Legislation of Hazardous Waste Management

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Correct choice is (b) NEPA

To explain I would say: EPA requires Federal Agencies to assess the environmental effects of their proposed actions prior to making decisions. The ultimate goal of the NEPA process is to foster excellent action that protects, restores, and enhances our environment.

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