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ALLEN P. FALLIN
JOHN C. JONES
BOB PERCIASEPE DANA D. MINERVA JAMES GIATTINA MARK A. LUTTNER
CYNTHIA C. DOUGHERTY
MICHAEL B. COOK TUDOR T. DAVIES TERRANCE R. WILLIAMS
ROBERT H. WAYLAND III
ELLIOTT P. LAWS
TIMOTHY FIELDS, JR.
JAMES MATHEWS DEVEREAUX BARNES LAURIE J. MAY
Assistant Inspector General, Office of
Deputy Assistant Administrator for Water
Waste and Emergency Response
Reuse Office Director, Outreach and Special Projects Staff Director, Chemical Emergency Preparedness
Sources, Ann Arbor, MI
LINDA GARCZYNSKI JAMES L. MAKRIS
WALTER W. KOVALICK, JR. MICHAEL H. SHAPIRO STEPHEN D. LUFTIG
LISA C. LUND, Acting
MARY D. NICHOLS RICHARD D. WILSON
JOHN S. SEITZ
JERRY A. KURTWEG
ROBERT D. BRENNER
MARGO T. OGE
Assistant Administrator for Prevention,
LYNN R. GOLDMAN
and Toxic Substances
ROBERT J. HUGGETT
HENRY L. LONGEST II
DOROTHY E. PATTON
GARY J. FOLEY
TIMOTHY E. OPPELT
Effects Research Laboratory
Research and Quality Assurance (For the Environmental Protection Agency statement of organization, see the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Part 1)
The Environmental Protection Agency protects and enhances our environment today and for 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
- development of national programs, technical policies, and regulations for air pollution control;
-enforcement of standards;
--development of national standards for air quality, emission standards for new stationary and mobile sources, and emission standards for hazardous pollutants;
-technical direction, support, and evaluation of regional air activities; and
-training in the field of air pollution control.
Related activities include technical assistance to States and agencies having radiation protection programs, including radon mitigation programs and a
national surveillance and inspection
For further information, call 202-260-4610. program for measuring radiation levels in
Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic the environment.
Substances The Office of Pesticides For further information, call 202–260–7400. and Toxic Substances is responsible for:
-developing national strategies for Water The Agency's water quality the control of toxic substances; activities represent a coordinated effort
-directing the pesticides and toxic to restore the Nation's waters, including:
substances enforcement activities; -development of national programs,
-developing criteria for assessing technical policies, and regulations for
chemical substances, standards for test water pollution control and water
protocols for chemicals, rules and supply;
procedures for industry reporting, and -ground water protection; -marine and estuarine protection;
regulations for the control of substances -enforcement of standards;
deemed to be hazardous to man or the -water quality standards and effluent
environment; and guidelines development;
-evaluating and assessing the impact -technical direction, support, and
of existing chemicals, new chemicals, evaluation of regional water activities;
and chemicals with new uses to - development of programs for
determine the hazard and, if needed, technical assistance and technology
develop appropriate restrictions. transfer; and
Additional activities include: -training in the field of water quality.
-controlling and regulating pesticides
and reducing their use to ensure human For further information, call 202-260–5700.
safety and protection of environmental Solid Waste and Emergency Response
quality; The Office of Solid Waste and
-establishing tolerance levels for Emergency Response provides policy,
pesticides that occur in or on food; guidance, and direction for the Agency's
-monitoring pesticide residue levels hazardous waste and emergency
in food, humans, and nontarget fish and response programs, including:
wildlife and their environments; and -development of policies, standards,
-investigating pesticide accidents. and regulations for hazardous waste It also coordinates activities under its treatment, storage, and disposal;
statutory responsibilities with other -national management of the
agencies for the assessment and control Superfund toxic waste cleanup program;
of toxic substances and pesticides. -development of guidelines for the
For further information, call 202–260-2902. emergency preparedness and "Community Right To Know" programs;
Research and Development The Office -development of guidelines and of Research and Development is standards for the land disposal of
responsible for a national research hazardous wastes and for underground program in pursuit of technological storage tanks;
controls of all forms of pollution. It -analysis of technologies and
directly supervises the research activities methods for the recovery of useful of the Agency's national laboratories and energy from solid waste;
gives technical policy direction to those -economic impact assessment of laboratories that support the program RCRA and CERCLA regulations;
responsibilities of the regional offices. -coordination with the Department of Close coordination of the various Defense on base closure environmental research programs is designed to yield a issues; and
synthesis of knowledge from the -technical assistance in the
biological, physical, and social sciences development, management, and
that can be interpreted in terms of total operation of waste management
human and environmental needs. activities, including technical assistance General functions include to Federal facilities.
management of selected demonstration
programs, planning for Agency environmental quality monitoring programs, coordination of Agency monitoring efforts with those of other Federal agencies, States, and other public bodies, and dissemination of Agency research, development, and demonstration results.
Kansas City, KS (726 Minnesota Dennis D. Grams
Ave., 66101) (IA, KS, MO, NE).
10278) (NJ, NY). Philadelphia, PA (841 Chestnut St., William M. McCabe
19107) (DC, DE, MD, PA, PR,
VA, VI, WV).
St., 94105) (AZ, CA, HI, NV).
98101) (AK, ID, OR, WA).
For further information, call 202–260–7676.
Regional Offices The Agency's 10 regional offices represent its commitment to the development of strong local programs for pollution abatement. The Regional Administrators are responsible for accomplishing, within their regions, the national program objectives established by the Agency. They develop, propose, and implement an approved regional program for comprehensive and integrated environmental protection activities. Regional Offices Environmental
Protection Agency Region Address/Areas Served Administrator Atanta, GA (345 Courtland St. John H. Hankinson,
NE., 30365) (AL, FL, GA, KY, Jr.
MS, NC, SC, TN).
Federal Bldg., 02203) (CT, MA,
ME, NH, RI, VT). Chicago, IL (230 S. Dearborn St., Valdas V. Adamkus
60604) (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI). Dallas, TX (1445 Ross Ave., Jane N. Saginaw
75202) (AR, LA, NM, OK, TX). Denver, CO (999 18th St., 80202) William P. Yellowtail
(CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY).
Sources of Information
For further information, contact the Office of Communications, Education and Public Affairs, Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M Street SW., Washington, DC 20460 (phone, 202–260_7963); or write to the Public Information Office of the nearest regional office.
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