Environmental Compliance by Federal Agencies: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, First Session, April 28, 1987, Volume 4
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
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Page 557 - Each department, agency, or instrumentality of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the Federal Government (1) having jurisdiction over any property or facility, or (2) engaged in any activity resulting, or which may result, in the discharge or runoff of pollutants shall comply with Federal, State, interstate, and local requirements respecting control and abatement of pollution to the same
Page 822 - It is hereby declared to be the intent of Congress that any Federal department or agency having jurisdiction over any building, installation, or other property shall, to the extent practicable and consistent with the interests of the United States and within any available appropriations, cooperate with the Department of Health, Education, and
Page 223 - and to the same extent, as any person is subject to such requirements, including the payment of reasonable service charges. Neither the United States, nor any agent, employee, or officer thereof, shall be immune or exempt from any process or sanction of any State or Federal Court with respect to the enforcement of any such injunctive relief. 42
Page 235 - responsible for Implementation of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). I appreciate this opportunity to discuss our efforts to Implement these programs at Federal facilities.
Page 29 - Rather, as Justice Jackson wrote: 'While the Constitution diffuses power the better to secure liberty, it also contemplates that practice will integrate the dispersed powers into • workable government. It enjoins upon its branches separateness but interdependence, autonomy but reciprocity.'
Page 825 - The district courts shall have jurisdiction, without regard to the amount in controversy or the citizenship of the parties, to enforce such an emission standard or limitation, or such an
Page 514 - person" as defined at HWMR 102A (Section 1004(15) of RCRA. 42 USC §6903(15). and 40 CFR §260.10). 2. Pursuant to Sections 6001 and 6004 of RCRA, 42 USC §§6961 and 6964. each department, agency, and Instrumentality of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the Federal Government (!) having Jurisdiction over any solid waste management facility or disposal site, or
Page 202 - [W]hen the President determines that there may be an imminent and substantial endangerment to the public health or welfare or the environment because of an actual or threatened release of a hazardous substance from a facility he may
Page 157 - role in the development and implementation of environmental and safety policies for the Department. More detailed guidance implementing the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and
Page 160 - —to assuring incorporation of national environmental protection goals in the formulation and implementation of DOE programs." The policy statement contains four major points: (1) First, as a matter of public trust, the Department considers it an obligation to conduct its operations in a safe and environmentally sound manner; (2) Second,