Environmental Protection Agency


  1. EPA.

Environmental Protection Agency

  1. An agency established by the United States government to coordinate federal programs aimed at combating pollution and protecting the environment.

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After more than a year of work to design a fix to the border region’s long-running Tijuana River sewage problem, the federal Environmental Protection Agency has zeroed in on three potential projects to try to combat the problem.

It fought for Environmental Protection Agency oversight of the aircraft’s water supply and Food and Drug Administration oversight on food.

Before taking the job in 2015—he followed his wife, who had gotten a job at the University of Notre Dame—Fahey had worked for Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency.

On Thursday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan withdrew a key permit for the refinery.

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Andrew Wheeler is a former coal industry lobbyist, while Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt is a former oil and agricultural industry lobbyist.

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One act says it all: Nixon established the Environmental Protection Agency.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, 36 million tons of food end up in the landfill each year.

The Environmental Protection Agency is putting forth tough new standards for newly built electricity plants.

To figure it out, we examined all available Superfund data from the Environmental Protection Agency.


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