EPA's Region 6 Office
Serving: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and 66 Tribal Nations
Manages several mulit-media and cross-program activities in the Enforcement Division. This office is responsible for strategic planning and enforcement coordination based on environmental data analyses; tracking and analysis of regional enforcement and compliance activities; lead for the Integrated Compliance Information System from the Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assistance. SPA also includes inspection and enforcement eTraining and information technology support.
Planning and Coordination is also located within SPA and is responsible for the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance. It reviews Environmental Impact Statements, environmental information documents, prepares Environmental Assessments (RODs - record of decisions) and, issues Finding of No Significant Impact.
Links to Enforcement Programs
Air/Toxics Enforcement works with state, local and tribal governments, other federal agencies, businesses and community groups to implement and enforce the CAA regulations.
Hazardous Waste Enforcement provides guidance on all aspects of managing hazardous wastes and chemical substances; and offer compliance assistance to citizens, facilities, States, and Tribes.