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Homeland Security Research

EPA at 50 logoEPA's Homeland Security Research Program provides science and technology needed to effectively respond to and recover from  disasters. Natural disasters and man-made disasters, whether intentional or unintentional, can result in contamination that threatens human health, the environment, and our economy. Communities must be resilient to avoid such catastrophes. Resilience requires scientific information to support good decisions.

Read about EPA's research on COVID-19 in the environment