Category: General

Air Pollution in Omaha, Nebraska and The Clear Air Act

The Clear Air Act, passed by the US Congress in 1970, as amended in 1977 and 1990, consolidated the current system of legal regulation and assurance of ambient air quality. Until 1955, the control of atmospheric air quality and the regulation of industrial and economic activities in order to prevent its pollution were completely under the jurisdiction of the states such as Nebraska, New York, Alabama, etc and local governments such as Omaha, Washington, Little Rock, Austin. In 1955, the US Congress passed the Air Pollution Control Act, which states…