Event Summary

EPA makes PCB dumping illegal nationally

Date

1978

Description

Environmental Protection Agency ruled that PCB dumping illegal in all the nation's "navigable waters" (i.e., those where federal government has jusrisdiction).

Timeline 1

Marine Environment & Environmentalism, 1836 - to present

Timeline 2

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

Record ID

1141