U.S. EPA

U.S. EPA


Our mission is to protect human health and the environment.

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Tomorrow is Small Business Saturday! Don't forget to support your local small businesses #ShopSmall 

Confused about "best by" dates on food labels? Check out #FDA ’s short video, that talks about it, plus tips on how you can reduce food waste, save money, and help protect the environment:

Happy Small Business Saturday! Support your community by shopping at a small business. Learn more: #ShopSmall 

Collectively, the Agency’s lead-based paint enforcement actions help ensure that entities such as renovation contractors, landlords and realtors comply with the laws that protect the public from exposure to lead from lead-based paint. #EPAat50 

Significantly, EPA also has taken enforcement actions against television renovation shows that broadcast violations of federal lead paint rules and thus spread misinformation about what is needed to protect public health from lead-based paint. #EPAat50 

Compliance with federal lead paint laws is essential to protect public health and is a priority for EPA. Lead exposure, particularly at higher doses, can pose public health risks and exposure is particularly dangerous for young children. #EPAat50 

In 2002, Congress addressed potential liability concern to promote the cleanup, reuse, and redevelopment of contaminated properties by providing important protections from CERCLA liability.

Tomorrow, join us as we proudly celebrate a half century of environmental protection. Thank you to all of our past/present leaders, staff and partners for 50 years of environmental progress! #EPAat50 

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@POTUS  is at EPA today to announce an executive order directing us to review the Clean Power Plan. Watch it live:

Today @EPAScottPruitt  signed #WOTUS  proposed rule, supporting @POTUS  order to restore the rule of law.

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Today we awarded a $100 million grant to @MichiganDEQ  to fund drinking water infrastructure upgrades in Flint, MI.

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We are excited to work with @POTUS , Congress and the American people to rebuild our country's infrastructure. #SOTU 

#Climate change may lead to rising sea levels & more intense storms, but currently no science to support the occurrence of a #Sharknado .

@GinaEPA  shares a report about actions taken by the agency under the Clean Air Act during the last eight years.

The bald eagle, our national bird, once faced extinction. #EarthDayEveryDay  #EarthDay 

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Americans can continue to use & drink water from their tap as usual. The U.S. has strong regulations that require treatment at public water systems to remove/kill pathogens, incl. viruses like #coronavirus . Risk of contamination to tap water is low @WHO .

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During President Trump's first 500 days in office, EPA issued 22 deregulatory actions that could save Americans up to $1 billion.

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