U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
401 M Street, S. W., Washington, D. C. 20460
Telephone No. (202) 260-7200
The Environmental Protection Agency protects and enhances our environment today and for the future generations to the fullest extent possible under the laws enacted by Congress. The Agency’s mission is to control and abate pollution in the areas of air, water, solid waste, pesticides, radiation, and toxic substances. Its mandate is to mount an integrated, coordinated attack on environmental pollution in cooperation with State and local governments.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in the executive branch as an independent agency in 1970 as an independent agency pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 3 of (5 U.S. Code app.).
This material was condensed and edited from the EPA Web site--with added content to further inform visitors to the Federal Gateway site.
- Homepage and Introductory Information
- News, Public Affairs, History, etc.
- Customer Service
- Regulations, Laws, Assessments, etc.
- Information Technology
- Technical and Outreach
- Young People
- Business Matters
- Other Items of Interest
About the EPA Public Access Server previews the EPA Site.
Capitol Reports Environmental News Link federal agencies activities.
Council On Environmental Quality White House function.
Technical Information Services - DOE information resource designed to support the Environmental, Safety, and Health information professional portal.
Pesticides and Food what parents can do the avoid these dangers.
Water Resources Outreach Program - Water Education Posters U.S. Geological Survey’s Water Posters series (free) that carry an educational and environmental message--quality items!
Conservation - GPO Access an overview of basic environmental subjects--water, soil, marine, etc.
Search databases via ZIP Code view your local environmental specifics.
What's Hot on the EPA Server statistics on the most popular documents.
Task Force On The Environment a National Science Board "public events" updates on environmental happens.
Environmental Health Information Service most extensive international database of searchable information on the environment, toxicity, and cancer.
EPA’s Partners for the Environment details an extensive program that includes agriculture, global climate, energy efficiency and conservation, state and local aspects, and compliance links.
Concerned Citizens: At Home "At Home in the Garden" with subheadings reading "Home Safety", "Home Buyers" and "In The Yard".
Students and Teachers - EPA lists Teaching Aids/Curriculum Guides, Facts About the Environment, Are Schools Environmentally Safe?, etc.
The Nature Conservancy asks the question: which flora and fauna need saving where you live?
Government Information Xchange results from the term "environment."
ConsumerNet consumer groups clearinghouse.
Regional Operations details each EPA Region.
Federal Register Online via GPO Access dates back to 1995.
Code of Federal Regulations the Code covers the text of public regulations issued by federal agencies.
Federal Regulations comprehensive coverage of the Federal Register with timely updates.
NEPANet - A One-stop-shop for NEPA related information a DOE document that helps to explain the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
U.S.A. Environment and Natural Resources Management a G-7 Environment and Natural Resources Management effort that address the environment globally--NASA, Defense Mapping, U.S. A.I.D., U.S. Geological Survey, and the U N are joined in this regard.
Office of Water Publications also videotapes.
Office of Mobile Sources concerns transportation industry pollution.
EnvirOSense single repository for pollution prevention, compliance, and enforcement.
Students and Teachers - EPA defines environmental concepts and addresses the possible environmental hazards associated with school buildings.
Business and Industry - EPA programs, topics, software, and publications that encourage business to be concerned citizens.
State, Local, and Tribal Governments covers programs, initiatives, government financing, publications, and locations.
National Pesticide Telecommunications Network a "call-in" (800-858-7378) service that provides information on pesticides, poisons, regulations, etc.
National Center for Environmental Information repository for all EPA online documents.
Office of Mobile Sources how much pollution comes from these sources.
Global Warming Web Site presents an imaginative discussion of this topic.
Emergency Response the "ERNS" database which has information on notifications of oil discharges and hazardous substances releases.
Refit an EPA-led interagency program to improve public health and the environment by removing barriers to technology innovation.
Welcome to GCDIS collection of distributed information systems operated by government agencies involved in global change research---data is supplied to scientists and researchers, policy makers, etc.
Solar Energy - GPO Access a survey document.
FEDSTATS the Federal Interagency Council’s 70 statistical reporting.
Environmental Resources covers White House information, various agency's impact, and federal laboratories.
Printer's National Environmental Assistance Center - PNEAC offers specific compliance information to various trades and business situations.
Surf Your Watershed reports the degree of pollution in U.S. Watersheds knowing that citizen reaction can be a powerful force in getting such areas cleaned up.
Index of Watershed Indicators index of water quality indicators.
Survey of Pollution Abatement Costs and Expenditures U.S. census data.
EnviroLink billed as the largest online environmental information resource on the planet.
Reinventing Government at NIH inspirational and informative piece.
Polluter Locator toxins in your local water.
The Chemical Scoreboard evaluate and react to chemicals that pollute.
Globe Program views environment from a global perspective.
Kids -EPA features "Fun Things" which are educational opportunities for young people to learn about preserving our environment.
NIEHS KIDS' Pages National Institute of Environmental Heal Sciences Kid's Pages addressing the environment.
Protecting Our Children - EPA at school.
Business and Industry - EPA covers Programs & Initiatives for Business, Small Business, etc.
National Technology Transfer Center covers major federal agencies.
Grants and Fellowships - EPA links to major programs and other subsidiary information having to do with regulations, policy, fellowships, etc.
EPA Small Business Innovation Research Awards a Community of Sciencesearch facility.
CBDNet provides approaches to viewing this key publication of federal contract activities.
Science-Green Plants Share Single Ancestor Yahoo News.
Department of Defence DOD Enviromental Resources listing of all sites related to enviromental activities.
National Water Conditions steam flow in the U. S.
Healthfinder ™ the consumer health gateway.
WWW Virtual Library: Forestry this METLA resource covers all forests of the world---interesting document!
Pay-As-You-Throw Online pay as you use trash disposal services.