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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 46,380 documents since 1994.

Most Recent Significant Regulations

Listing Of All Recent Documents

August 2016

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Comment PeriodClosing Soon

Air Quality State Implementation Plans; Approvals and Promulgations:

08/29/2016
08/31/2016
09/02/2016
09/07/2016
09/12/2016
09/14/2016
09/15/2016
09/16/2016
09/19/2016
09/21/2016
09/22/2016
09/26/2016
09/28/2016
11/22/2016

Applications for Emergency Exemptions:

09/02/2016

Combined Sewer Overflows in the Great Lakes:

09/23/2016

Consent Decrees:

Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revisions:

09/12/2016

Final Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Programs:

09/12/2016

National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter:

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permits:

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System General Permits:

Proposed Consent Decrees:

Proposed Settlement Agreements:

Proposed Settlements under CERCLA:

Request for Nominations:

Request to Voluntarily Amend Registrations to Terminate Certain Uses:

09/12/2016

Comment PeriodOpening

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals:

Air Quality State Implementation Plans; Approvals and Promulgations:

09/21/2016
09/22/2016
09/26/2016

Certain New Chemicals:

Proposed Settlement Agreements:

Request for Nominations:

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