U.S. Environment Protection Agency
The Environment Protection Agency's of the USA was founded in 1970. It's
"mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment — air, water, and land — upon which life depends."
The EPA enforces federal environmental protection laws. It registers and
regulates pesticides, enforces laws covering outdoor air and drinking water
quality and regulates the disposal of hazardous and solid wastes.
It has now grown into a big and powerful administration:
"18,000 people in Headquarters program offices, 10 regional offices, and 17 labs across the country, EPA employs a highly educated, technically trained staff, more than half of whom are engineers, scientists, and environmental protection specialists. A large number of employees are legal, public affairs, financial, and computer specialists."
U.S. EPA's scientific publications are widely recognized as reference
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