An official website of the United States government.

We've made some changes to EPA.gov. If the information you are looking for is not here, you may be able to find it on the EPA Web Archive or the January 19, 2017 Web Snapshot.

Resources about Siting Child Care Facilities for Government Agencies

 

Young children are at greater risk than adults from exposure to environmental contaminants.  However, most child care centers are not required to conduct an environmental site assessment prior to obtaining a license.  Such assessments could help prevent child care centers from operating on sites that could expose children to harmful pollution from neighboring industrial facilities or contamination from past industrial use.  This section of the website provides resources to help you identify sources of pollution near your facility.

The following links exit the site Exit

Resources