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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Biorefining technology company Edeniq Inc reported on Monday the receipt of approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the registration of the Stockton, CA ethanol plant for the production of D3 cellulosic Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) using its Pathway Technology.
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