Environmental Protection Agency

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001

Phone, 202-272-0167. Internet, www.epa.gov.

Administrator Stephen L. Johnson

Deputy Administrator (vacancy)

Associate Administrator for (vacancy)

Public Affairs

Associate Administrator for Charles Ingebretson

Congressional and Intergovernmental Relations

Associate Administrator for Stephanie N. Daigle, Policy, Economics, and Acting

Innovation

Staff Offices:

Director, Office of Homeland Mary U. Kruger

Security

Chief Judge, Office of Susan L. Biro

Administrative Law Judges

Director, Executive Secretariat Brian Hope

Director, Office of Children's William Sanders, Health Protection Acting

Director, Office of Civil Rights Karen D. Higginbotham

Director, Office of Cooperative Daiva A. Balkus

Environmental Management

Director, Office of Executive Diane N. Bazzle

Services

Director, Office of Small and Jeanette L. Brown

Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Director, Science Advisory Board Vanessa T. Vu

Lead Environmental Appeals Scott Fulton

Judge, Environmental Appeals Board

Program Offices:

Assistant Administrator for Luis Luna

Administration and Resources Management

Assistant Administrator for Air Jeffrey R. Holmstead

and Radiation

Assistant Administrator for Thomas V. Skinner, Enforcement and Acting

Compliance Assurance

Assistant Administrator for Kimberly T. Nelson

Environmental Information and Chief Information Officer

Assistant Administrator for Judith E. Ayres

International Affairs

Assistant Administrator for Susan B. Hazen, Acting

Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances

Assistant Administrator for (vacancy)

Research and Development

Assistant Administrator for Thomas P. Dunne, Solid Waste and Acting

Emergency Response

Assistant Administrator for Benjamin H. Grumbles

Water

Chief Financial Officer Charles E. Johnson

General Counsel Ann R. Klee

Inspector General Nikki L. Tinsley

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The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment--air, water, and land--

upon which life depends.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in the executive branch as an independent agency pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1970 (5 U.S.C. app.), effective December 2, 1970. It was created to permit coordinated and effective governmental action on behalf of the environment. The Agency is designed to serve as the public's advocate for a livable environment.

Core Functions

Air and Radiation The Office of Air and Radiation activities of the Agency include the following:

--developing national programs, policies, regulations, and standards for air quality, emission standards for stationary and mobile sources, and emission standards for hazardous air pollutants;

--conducting research and providing information on indoor air pollutants to the public;

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