U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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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.
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Bishop Ranch was selected as a result of the Best Workplaces Race to Excellence, a 10-month competitive national challenge developed by US EPA to encourage, recognize, and highlight commuter benefit programs.