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How does the EPA operate ?

The Environmental Protection Agency was created in 1970 when President Nixon signed the National Environmental Policy Act into law. You can learn more about it from these books:

"Finding Your Way Through EPA." 1976 by USEPA

"Your Guide to EPA." 1980 by USEPA

"EPA Career Choices: Working Toward a Better Environment." 1977 by USEPA.

"The EPA." 1988 by Kevin Law.

"Index of EPA Legal Authority: Statutes and Legislative History." 1974 by USEPA.

Also for a discussion of the pros and cons of the EPA, see Science Magazine, Volume 261 (1993) pages 1373-1375.

Your teachers and librarian should be able to help you find these books and magazines.


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