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Agency URL: http://www.epa.gov/

The Environmental Protection Agency protects human health and safeguards the natural environment.

The Environmental Protection Agency was established in the executive branch as an independent agency pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1970 (5 U.S.C. app.), effective December 2, 1970. It was created to permit coordinated and effective governmental action on behalf of the environment. The Agency is designed to serve as the public's advocate for a livable environment.

This agency has published 46,232 documents since 1994.

Most Recent Significant Regulations

Listing Of All Recent Documents

August 2016

July 2016

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Addition of Hexabromocyclododecane Category:

Air Quality State Implementation Plans; Approvals and Promulgations:

08/01/2016
08/04/2016
08/10/2016
08/15/2016
08/18/2016
08/19/2016
08/22/2016
08/26/2016
08/29/2016
08/31/2016
09/02/2016
11/22/2016

Applications:

Combined Sewer Overflows in the Great Lakes:

09/23/2016

Draft Ecological Risk Assessments:

Emergency Exemption Applications:

08/04/2016

National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants:

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System:

Proposed Consent Decrees under Clean Air Act, Citizen Suit:

Proposed Consent Decrees:

Protection of Visibility:

Request to Voluntarily Amend Registrations to Terminate Certain Uses:

09/12/2016

Requests for Nominations:

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Applications:

Certain New Chemicals:

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