EPA Research Impacts Report 2017
For more than 45 years, EPA has focused on its mission of protecting human health and the environment by protecting the air we breathe, the water we enjoy and drink, and the land on which we live. Every step along the way has been supported by science. Science and technology have served as the Agency’s foundation to uphold the nation’s landmark environmental statutes. Along the way, the Agency has continually honed its research to ensure that the information, innovative tools, and technical solutions EPA delivers match the real-world environmental and public health challenges faced by states, tribes, and communities.