Environmental Protection Agency


Environmental Protection Agency

Type Government
Website epa.gov
Wikipedia Wikipedia
Year founded 1970
Location Washington D.C., DC United States of America United States of America
Summary The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is an independent executive agency of the United States federal government tasked with environmental protection matters. President Richard Nixon proposed the establishment of EPA on July 9, 1970; it began operation on December 2, 1970, after Nixon signed an executive order. The order establishing the EPA was ratified by committee hearings in the House and Senate. The agency is led by its administrator, who is appointed by the president and approved by the Senate.

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EPA: Environmental Protection Agency · 16 March 2021 English

Science Advisory Council for Exposure (ExpoSAC) March 2013

EPA: Environmental Protection Agency · 15 March 2021 English

A letter addressed to William G. Ross Jr, NACEPT Chair, Date Stamp: August 2, 2017

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