coarse refuse act

  • 33 U.S. Code § 407 - Deposit of refuse in navigable waters ...

    Prior Provisions. This section and sections 408, 411, and 412 of this title, superseded act Aug. 18, 1894, ch. 299, §§ 6, 7, 8, 28 Stat. 363, which prohibited the depositing of refuse in navigable waters for the improvement of which money had been appropriated, and the injury to sea walls and other works built by the Government, and prescribed penalties for violations, including penalties ...

  • What is Refuse Act? - Definition from Petropedia

    Refuse Act is a United States federal law initiated under the Rivers and Harbors Act in 1899. The main focus of the act is to control water pollution and govern the use of waterways. The act enforces water quality standards and plays a chief role in the enforcement of some provisions that are listed under the federal water pollution control act.

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  • The Refuse Act of 1899: Its Scope and Role in Control of ...

    The author feels that use of the Refuse Act as a comple-. ment to existing federal water quality legislation, essentially embodied. in the Water Quality Act of 1965, will contribute to attainment of. the goal of comprehensive and effective control of water pollution. Water is our most precious resource.