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Description: Purpose, Powers and Duties: To make inquiries and ascertain practices and circumstances in order to bring about conservation of oil and gas and the prevention of physical waste from any cause.
Videos: 9 Videos Captured
Description: Purpose, Powers and Duties: The purpose of this compact is to promote the better utilization of the fisheries, marine, shell and anadromous of the Atlantic seaboard by the development of a joint program for the promotion and protection of such fisheries, and by the prevention of the physical waste of the fisheries from any cause. The Commission drafts and recommends to governors and legislatures conservation legislation concerning, marine, shell, and anadromous fisheries of the Atlantic seaboard.
Description: Purpose, Powers and Duties: The Executive Council establishes the policy direction for the restoration and protection of the Chesapeake Bay and its living resources. The Executive Council exerts leadership to marshal public support for the Bay effort and is accountable to the public for progress made under the Bay Agreements.
Videos: 3214 Videos Captured
Description: Purpose, Powers and Duties: To establish and maintain close cooperation and understanding among executive, legislative, professional, educational and lay leadership on a national basis at state and local levels; provide a forum for development, discussion, and recommendation of public policy alternatives in the field of education; and provide a clearing house for information on educational problem-solving throughout the nation, thereby facilitating improvement of state and local educational systems.
Videos: 479 Videos Captured
Description: Purpose, Powers and Duties: Advance the protection and restoration of land, water and other resources affected by mining; Assist in the reduction or elimination or counteracting of pollution or deterioration of land, water and air attributable to mining. Assist the party States in their efforts to facilitate the use of land and other resources affected by mining, so that such use may be consistent with sound land use, public health, and public safety.
Description: Purpose, Powers and Duties: To acquire, operate, maintain, develop, promote, and protect Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport as the primary public airports serving the Metropolitan Washington area.
Videos: 51 Videos Captured
Description: Purpose, Powers and Duties: To cooperate in the control of future pollution and abatement of existing pollution from rivers, streams, and waters in the Ohio River Basin which flow through, into or border on any signatory states; conduct a survey of the territory, study pollution problems, and make a comprehensive report for prevention and reduction of stream pollution; and consult with and advise states, communities, municipalities, corporations, and other persons on matters relating to pollution problems, especially construction of plants for disposal of sewage, industrial, and other waste.
Description: Purpose, Powers and Duties: To cooperate with legislative and administrative agencies of states, as well as with other commissions, federal, and local governmental (and nongovernmental) agencies, organizations, groups, and persons to obtain uniform laws, rules, or regulations for abatement of existing pollution of the waters of the Potomac drainage area by sewage, industrial waste, and other wastes; prevention of future pollution in streams of conservancy district; and planning for utilization, conservation, and development of water and associated land resources.
Videos: 60 Videos Captured
Description: Purpose, Powers and Duties: To promote cooperation between the Southern states through agreement of the following purpose: improve facilities and procedures for the research and planning of governmental policies, programs, and activities of regional significance; assist in the prevention of interstate conflicts; and coordinate state and local interests on a regional basis.
Videos: 54 Videos Captured
Description: Purpose, Powers and Duties: Mutual agreement among fourteen states constituting an area for regional education supported by public funds derived from taxation by constituent states and derived from other sources for establishment, acquisition, operation, and maintenance of regional educational schools and institutions within the region as determined by this compact.
Videos: 168 Videos Captured
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