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ORSANCOOhio River Valley Sanitation Commission
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When ORSANCO was formed in 1948, there were no federal water pollution control statutes.
174) Tar-Pamlico and ORSANCO illustrate just two possibilities that states might take in efforts to improve water quality.
ORSANCO issued uniform pollution control standards in 1990 and reviews states' permits to determine compliance.
Established in 1948, ORSANCO is an interstate commission that works to improve water quality in the Ohio River Basin through monitoring and assessment, spill response and detection, biological assessment, discharge pollution control standards and public information and education programs.
So, in late 1935, the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce took the lead in beginning negotiations that eventually led to the establishment of the ORSANCO regional compact,(100) With the compact in place, the Ohio River ceased being a commons and became subject to a system of public property rights, managed by a multi-state river basin association, ORSANCO.
CLEARY, THE ORSANCO STORY 31 (1967) ("Conservation groups .