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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

A regulatory body of the U.S. federal government responsible for environmental health and well-being. Its writes and enforces regulations within the parameters set up by law. It is charged with protecting water, air, land, and endangered species, as well as with the handling of hazardous waste. For example, the EPA administers legislation requiring registration of all pesticides sold in the U.S. The EPA was established in 1970.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

A U.S.government agency established in 1970 to coordinate all federal activities relative to safeguarding the nation's air, water, and land from dangerous substances.Its oversight includes research, monitoring, standard setting, and enforcement matters.

The EPA Web site at www.epa.gov offers information regarding all programs, educational tools, enforcement actions,and current and pending legislation.

The most significant programs from a real estate perspective are the
• Clean Water Act
• Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
• Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

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