Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a federal agency in the United States that is responsible for protecting human health and the environment. The EPA was established to ensure that the country's natural resources are protected and that the environment is protected from harmful pollutants and other forms of environmental degradation.

The agency is responsible for enforcing federal environmental laws and regulations, including the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Safe Drinking Water Act, among others. The EPA also works to promote the development and implementation of environmentally sound technologies and practices, and it provides information and resources to the public and to businesses about environmental issues and solutions. The EPA plays a critical role in advancing the field of environmental protection, and in promoting the importance of environmental sustainability and the protection of human health and the environment.

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