U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA)
  The EPA administers federal environmental policies, enforces environmental laws and regulations, performs research, and provides information on environmental subjects. The agency also acts as chief advisor to the President on U.S. environmental policy and issues.

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