The “Summary of the EPA’s Budget” shows an general idea of the Agency’s Budget and of the Agency
activities. Available from 1997-present. President Bush's 2006 budget provides $7.6 billion for the EPA.
It helps to
protect public health and improve the environment, and it helps increase resources for EPA's role in security against terrorist
06 Proposed Budget
Students Get Involved!
YOUR PORTAL TO EPA ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES
This site will inform you about environmental issues
and help you protect the environment.
July 9, 1970,
Special message from President Nixon,
To the Congress of the United States:
As concern with the condition of our physical environment has intensified, it has become increasingly clear that we need
to know more about the total environment--land, water, and air. It also has become increasingly clear that only by reorganizing
our Federal efforts can we develop that knowledge, and effectively ensure the protection, development and enhancement of the
total environment itself.
President Nixon expresses the need for the EPA in the 70s, it has stayed in power and been influential in our government
Laws that are basis of EPA
The legal base of the EPA comes from various laws, each varying and pertaining to different branches of the system.
In The News
(AP) Jan. 26, 2005 -- Nine chlorine plants in the South and East pour at least eight tons of mercury into
the environment each year -- a situation that demands federal action to force companies to convert to cleaner technology,
activists said Wednesday.
SEATTLE, Washington (AP) June 2, 2004 -- A national group of Christian leaders is sending a scathing letter to President
Bush to coincide with Earth Day, accusing his administration of chipping away at the Clean Air Act.
Earth Vision Sept 2002:EPA Releases Homeland Security Strategic Plan
WASHINGTON, October 2, 2002 - The US EPA has released its Strategic Plan for Homeland Security, an initiative that looks
to support the White House's National Strategy for Homeland Security and the new Department of Homeland Security in general.
News From the EPA
This site shows all the new stuff going on with the EPA on their website.
News from other sources