Regulatory and Guidance Information By Topic
Environmental Laws, Regulations and Guidance
EPA develops and enforces regulations that span many environmental topics, from acid rain reduction to wetlands restoration. Each topic listed below may include related laws and regulations, compliance and enforcement information, and policies and guidance.
Learn about Criteria Air Pollutants (lead, particulate matter, and others), ozone protection and refrigerants, transportation, engine emissions, and other air-related topics.
Asbestos, lead, EPA Certifications (608, 609, Lead, etc.), Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS), and other cross-cutting issues.
Oil spills, Risk Management Plans (RMP), chemical reporting and other topics.
Land and Cleanup Topics
Superfund, RCRA corrective actions, underground storage tanks (USTs) and other topics related to land and cleanup.
Pesticide registration, establishments, worker protection and other pesticide topics.
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), chemicals and hazardous substances, Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), and other toxic substance topics.
Solid waste, hazardous waste and other waste topics.
Drinking water, hydraulic fracturing, mountaintop mining and other water topics.
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