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Report on the Environment

EPA's Report on the Environment Fact Sheet

The ROE is a comprehensive source of the best available indicators on the status and trends in the environment and human health. It provides the most reliable indicators currently available to help answer questions that EPA believes are of critical importance to its mission. The indicators describe the current status and historical trends in air, water, land, human health and exposure, and ecological condition at the national and, where possible, regional levels.

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  • Report on the Environment Fact Sheet (PDF)(2 pp, 416 K, September 14, 2015)
    Understanding trends in the condition of the United States’ natural resources, human health, and ecological systems is an important part of making informed environmental protection decisions. EPA has developed the Report on the Environment (ROE) to provide important information about the status and trends in the environment and human health through scientific indicators.