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The former Tippecanoe Sanitary Landfill, a U.S. EPA Superfund cleanup site, may become a public park.

The former Tippecanoe Sanitary Landfill, a U.S. EPA Superfund cleanup site, may become a public park. | Environmental Protection Agency - Emily | Scoop.it
The former Tippecanoe Sanitary Landfill, an Environmental Protection Agency Superfund cleanup site, could become a public park. (Superfund site may become park: The former Tippecanoe Sanitary Landfill, an Environmental Protection Agency Supe...
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United States Environmental Protection Agency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the United States federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.[2] The EPA was proposed by President Richard Nixon and began operation on December 2, 1970, after Nixon signed an executive order. The order establishing the EPA was ratified by committee hearings in the House and Senate.[3] The agency is led by its Administrator, who is appointed by the president and approved by Congress. The current administrator is Lisa P. Jackson. The EPA is not a Cabinet department, but the administrator is normally given cabinet rank.

The EPA has its headquarters in Washington, D.C., regional offices for each of the agency's ten regions, and 27 laboratories. The agency conducts environmental assessment, research, and education. It has the responsibility of maintaining and enforcing national standards under a variety of environmental laws, in consultation with state, tribal, and local governments. It delegates some permitting, monitoring, and enforcement responsibility to U.S. states and Native American tribes. EPA enforcement powers include fines, sanctions, and other measures. The agency also works with industries and all levels of government in a wide variety of voluntary pollution prevention programs and energy conservation efforts.

The agency has approximately 17,000 full-time employees.[4] and engages many more people on a contractual basis. More than half of EPA human resources are engineers, scientists, and environmental protection specialists; other groups include legal, public affairs, financial, and information technologists.

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Urge Environmental Protection Agency to Protect Endangered Right Whales - ForceChange

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The National Marine Fisheries Service recently created a new protection plan for endangered right whales that requires large shipping vessels to slow down in whale habitats. However, the plan will only prevent whale deaths if it is strictly enforced.
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direct the Environmental Protection Agency to remove the radioactive waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, MO. | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

direct the Environmental Protection Agency to remove the radioactive waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton, MO. | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government | Environmental Protection Agency - Emily | Scoop.it
direct the Environmental Protection Agency to remove the radioactive waste from the West Lake Landfill in Bridgeton MO. http://t.co/9gtncIe4
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