Environmental Law Questions Response Questions Response

Question Description

1: Define “waters of the United States” and “what types of waterways have been found to be navigable?”

2: Water is one of the essentials of human life, so it is understandable that many requirements exist concerning water quality. Are the requirements of the provisions of the CWA (Clean Waters Act) sufficient to ensure that water will serve the needs of humanity for years to come?

3: The SDWA (Safe Drinking Water Act) contains nonmandatory standards concerning the appearance and smell of municipal drinking water. Should these standards be made mandatory?

Please identify what question you are answering by num and your answer to each of these three questions should be one to two paragraphs.