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Environmental Laws and Regulations

Information on key environmental laws which protect the air we breath, the water we drink, fish and swim in and the land we live on.

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NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
In 1969, NEPA, or the National Environmental Policy Act, was one of the first laws ever written that establishes a broad national framework for protecting our environment. At EPA New England, the region's Office of Environmental Review is responsible for NEPA.

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EPA Laws and Regulations
Description of how laws and regulations come to be, what they are, and where to find them; complete text of law; current environmental protection legislation.

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