Cont. Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act Authorizes EPA to set maximum pesticide levels used in food (and foodstuffs) Also can exempt from requirement Monitored by Food and Drug Association
Cont. Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 Set tougher safety standards Uniform requirements Passed unanimously Not risk/benefit Pesticide must be studied/tested on for 15 years
Public/Federal Land Management Current, designated areas: Wildlife preserves National Parks Natural Land
Cont. National Wilderness Preservation System (NWPS) Federally manages areas Four different groups manage areas Preserve primeval character of land
National Forest System 115 national forests and 22 national grasslands US Forest Service
National Resource Lands Bureau of Land Management Used for mining, oil and gas extraction, and recreation
National Park System National Park Service 58 major parks and 331 national areas
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