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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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Among the scheduled speakers at the special Clean Streets + Clean Air = Clean Communities event to celebrate Earth Day are Queens Borough President Helen Marshall, US Environmental Protection Agency Air Senior Policy Advisor William Baker, DSNY Commissioner John J.
Added Mike Burke, US Environmental Protection Agency, "Urban stormwater run-off contributes a large - and growing - proportion of the pollution problem facing the Chesapeake Bay.
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ORC will offer AEP Systems' security products through numerous contract vehicles including the US Department of Defense, Defense Information Systems Agency, the US General Services Administration, the US Department of Agriculture, the US Environmental Protection Agency, the US Census Bureau and the Administrative Office of the US Courts.
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