NAICS Sector 92: Public Administration & Government
Establishments in the public administration sector perform legislative, judicial, and administrative functions as governmental or intergovernmental entities. Several EPA regulations affect all types of public administration industries, and some resources listed here apply to specific categories.
- General Public Administration Sector (NAICS 92)
- American Indian & Alaska Native Tribal Governments (NAICS 921150)
- Federal Facilities and Local Governments (NAICS 921110)
- International Affairs (NAICS 928120)
Laws and Regulations
- Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program
- National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS):
- Area Source Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters
- Major Source Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Boilers and Process Heaters
- Municipal Solid Waste Landfills
- Stationary Internal Combustion Engines, includes information about Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines (RICE)
- Public Drinking Water System Programs
- Boiler Compliance at Area Sources
- Combustion Portal: compliance assistance center.
- TSCA Section 402/404: Lead-Based Paint Renovation Program: guidance to assist states and tribes to manage lead renovation, repair and painting programs.
American Indian and Alaska Native governing bodies perform legislative, judicial, and administrative functions for their American Indian and Alaska Native lands. Included in this industry are American Indian and Alaska Native councils, courts, and law enforcement bodies.
Establishments of federal, state, and local government agencies administer, oversee, and manage public programs and have executive, legislative, or judicial authority over other institutions within a given area.
Laws and Regulations
- Federal Facilities Restoration and Reuse: base closures and transfers, hazardous waste, military munitions, perchlorate, and other regulatory information.
- Regulatory Radiation Information from Other Agencies
- Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) NESHAPs
- State Implementation Plans Status and Information: how states and EPA work together to meet and maintain National Ambient Air Quality Standards.
- Local Emergency Planning Committees
- Effluent Guidelines: Drinking Water Treatment
- Municipalities and Wastewater Treatment Plants: includes stormwater and sewer overflow information.
- Small Public Water Systems and Capacity Development
- Wastewater in Small Communities
- Comprehensive Procurement Guideline: purchasing products with recycled or recovered materials.
- Sustainable Marketplace: Greener Products and Services: helps the federal government "buy green."
- Federal Facilities Sector Compliance Assistance: including sector profiles and assistance centers.
- Local Government Compliance Assistance: including sector profiles and compliance assistance centers.
- Federal Facilities Enforcement
- State and Local Government Activities and Liability Protections: Cleanup of contaminated properties
Policies and Guidance
International Affairs (NAICS 928120)
This sector comprises establishments of U.S. and foreign governments primarily engaged in international affairs and programs relating to other nations and peoples.
Laws and Regulations
- International Cooperation
- Selected Multilateral Environmental Instruments In Force for the U.S.
- Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer
- Ocean Vessels and Large Ships: emission control areas, international standards, MARPOL, and more.
- Toxic Substances:
- International Waste Agreements: waste agreements between the US and foreign countries.
- Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement: rights and obligations of Canada and the United States under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement.
- Border Compliance Assistance Center compliance assistance center
- International Import and Export
- Port Compliance compliance assistance center
- Marpol Annex VI Memorandum of Understanding: U.S. Coast Guard and EPA joint enforcement of US and international air pollution requirements for vessels operating in U.S. waters.
Additional federal and state regulations not listed here may apply. Find your state environmental agency.
- How do EPA, the states and tribes work together to enforce environmental laws and promote compliance?
- How can a small business owner get help understanding regulations?
- Does EPA handle all environmental concerns?
- When is an environmental impact statement necessary?
- What are EPA's international programs? Does EPA finance projects in other countries?
- Lean Government: practical techniques and strategies.
- Smart Growth: community development.
- Federal Electronics Challenge
- Low Impact Development: manage stormwater as close to the source as possible.
- International Programs: Promoting Cleaner Fuels and Vehicles Worldwide
- Partnering with International Organizations