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Mission Statement

Small Community Advisory Subcommittee of the Local Government Advisory Committee: A Federal Advisory Group Established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.


That people in every small community in America will have clean air, drinking water, waste disposal and related services that safeguard their health in a friendly and sustainable environment.


To strengthen the capacity of small communities throughout America to improve and protect the health of their people and the environment in which they live.


To change how EPA and state primacy agencies develop environmental regulations that impact small communities.

To effectively inform agencies of the disproportionate costs of providing environmental protection (and affected services) in small communities so that adequate resources are appropriated and allocated accordingly.

To encourage that a range of technical assistance and professional services be provided to small communities through EPA, States and third party providers.

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