Science Inventory

Past, Present & Future of the US EPA: Protecting Human Health & the Natural Environment

Citation:

SCHECKEL, K. G. Past, Present & Future of the US EPA: Protecting Human Health & the Natural Environment. Presented at Kansas State Graduate Student Enrichment Seminar, Manhattan, KS, February 20 - 21, 2008.

Impact/Purpose:

Presentation

Description:

The time line of events that lead to the creation of the US EPA are marked by grassroots efforts by average citizens voicing concerns to politicians in Washington. Visionary leadership by Congress and the President led to the birth of a Federal Agency dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. The successes of the US EPA are many and today the US EPA is advancing scientific knowledge leading to regulatory enforcement and sound policy development. Additionally, the US EPA will play an important role in the future of the new century.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PRESENTATION/SLIDE)
Product Published Date: 02/21/2008
Record Last Revised: 06/11/2008
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 189623

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL RISK MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATORY

LAND REMEDIATION AND POLLUTION CONTROL DIVISION

IMMEDIATE OFFICE