Event Summary

Congress bans use of PCBs

Date

1976

Description

Congress passed the Toxic Substance Control Act that banned the manufacture of PCBs and limiting their future use to totally enclosed systems

Lecture

Technology/Science/Environment

Timeline 1

Marine Environment & Environmentalism, 1836 - to present

Timeline 2

Whaling, Fishing, Fisheries and their Management, 1400 - to present

Record ID

1137