Amendments to the Solid Waste Disposal Act, Prepared by the Staff for the Use of ... and Its Subcommittee on Public Health and Environment

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1974 - 173 pages
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Page 172 - Act ; and the Secretary of Labor shall have with respect to the labor standards specified in this section the authority and functions set forth in Reorganization Plan Numbered 14 of 1950 (15 FR 3176; 5 USC 133z-15) and section 2 of the Act of June 13, 1934, as amended (40 USC 276c) . OTHER AUTHORITY NOT AFFECTED SEC.
Page 163 - ... the collection and disposal of solid wastes should continue to be primarily the function of State, regional, and local agencies, the problems of waste disposal as set forth above have become a matter national in scope and in concern and necessitate Federal action through financial and technical assistance and leadership in the development, demonstration, and application of new and improved methods...
Page 49 - At the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment held at Stockholm in 1972 they declared that: "A point has been reached in history when we must shape our actions throughout the world with a more prudent care for their environmental consequences.
Page 172 - ... (b) Payments under this part pursuant to a grant or contract may be made (after necessary adjustment, in the case of grants, on account of previously made overpayments or underpayments) in advance or by way of reimbursement, and in such installments and on such conditions, as the Commissioner may determine.
Page 165 - ... (b) In carrying out the provisions of the preceding subsection the Secretary is authorized to — "(1) collect and make available, through publications and other appropriate means, the results of and other information...
Page 164 - municipality" means a city, town, borough, county, parish, district, or other public body created by or pursuant to State law and...
Page 164 - For the purposes of this Act — (1) The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare; (2) The term "Commissioner" means, unless the context otherwise requires, the Commissioner of the Administration on Aging.
Page 164 - Secretary" means the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare; except that such term means the Secretary of the Interior with respect to problems of solid waste resulting from the extraction, processing, or utilization of minerals or fossil fuels where the generation, production, or reuse of such waste is or may be controlled within the extraction, processing, or utilization facility or facilities and where such control is a feature of the technology or economy of the operation of such facility...
Page 13 - The office has also conducted assessments of the oil and gas potential of lands being considered for withdrawal by the Bureau of Land Management, the Forest Service, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (marine sanctuaries).
Page 73 - Act of 1970, the Clean Air Act of 1970, and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 to the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act in 1980 and many more in between.

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