May 31, 2020
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⟶ Updated 17 Nov 2017 ⟶
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Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) passed.
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) passed
The Clean Air Act Ammendment of 1990 is passed
The CAA Amentment's Cap becomes effective.
Evaluation of the CAA Amendment of 1990 and the cap and trade system
CAA Amendment of 1990 Evaluation (1995)
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) launched.
California enacts statewide cap-and-trade program
Obama signs Clean Power Plan
Clean Power Plan repealed
Funding for research passed
RCRA Amendment of 2021 passed
RCRA Amendment of 2021 Cap becomes effective
Cap lowered based on 3 year evaluation
Cap Lowered based on 8 year evaluation
Cap lowered based on 13 year evaluation
Cap lowered based on 18 year evaluation
Cap Approaches minimum possible amount
Final project evaluation and project ends 2045.
Pollution Prevention Act of 1990
NY State Senators draft legislation for funding out of EPA budget for Phase 1
NY State Senators and EPA advisory draft RCRA Amendment of 2021 as part of Phase 2
Phase 1: Research of monitoring technology and initial cap
Phase 2: Companies integrate technology into their manufacturing and EPA integrates new program into current RCRA procedure
Phase 3: Evaluation after 1, 3, 8, 13, 18, 23, and 28 years
SOx and NOx emissions reduced to 44% of original value (13 years)
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