Water quality standards. 79 Stat. 9 0 8. 33 USC 466g.
PUBLIC LAW 91-224-APR. 3, 1970
of funds" the following: "including States having jDrojects eligible for reimbursement pursuant to the sixth and seventh sentences of this subsection". SEC. 112. Section 10 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended, is amended by adding at the end of subsection (c)(8) the following new sentence: " I n establishing such standards the Secretary, the hearing board, or the appropriate State authority shall take into consideration their use and value for navigation." TITLE II—ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY SHORT TITLE
SEC. 201. This title may be cited as the "Environmental Quality Improvement Act of 1970." FINDINGS, DECLARATIONS, AND PURPOSES
Office of Environmental Quality. Authorization. 83 Stat. 854. 42 USC 4 3 4 1 4347.
SEC. 202. (a) The Congress finds— (1) that man has caused changes in the environment; (2) that many of these changes may affect the relationship between man and his environment; and (3) that population increases and urban concentration contribute directly to pollution and the degradation of our environment. (b)(1) The Congress declares that there is a national policy for the environment which provides for the enhancement of environmental quality. This policy is evidenced by statutes heretofore enacted relating to the prevention, abatement, and control of environmental pollution, water and land resources, transportation, and economic and regional development. (2) The primary responsibility for implementing this policy rests with State and local governments. (3) The Federal Government encourages and supports implementation of this policy through appropriate regional organizations established under existing law. (c) The purposes of this title are— (1) to assure that each Federal department and agency conducting or supporting public works activities which affect the environment shall implement the policies established under existing law; and (2) to authorize an Office of Environmental Quality, which, notwithstanding any other provision of law, shall provide the professional and administrative staff for the Council on Environmental Quality established by Public Law 91-190. OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
83 Stat. 854. 42 USC 4 3 4 1 4347. eompensation.
SEC. 203. (a) There is established in the Executive Office of the President an office to be known as the Office of Environmental Quality (hereafter in this title referred to as the "Office"). The Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality established by Public Law 91-190 shall be the Director of the Office. There shall be in the Office a Deputy Director who shall be appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. (b) The compensation of the Deputy Director shall be fixed by the President at a rate not in excess of the annual rate of compensation payable to the Deputy Director of the Bureau of the Budget. (c) The Director is authorized to employ such officers and employees (including experts and consultants) as may be necessary to enable the