Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Updated: Aug 20, 2021

A US federal agency for research into pollution and the environment. The EPA is concerned with air and water pollution by solid wastes, pesticides, toxic substances, and radiation; it collaborates with other federal agencies and coordinates the anti-pollution policies of state and local governments.

Reference: Oxford Press Dictonary of Economics, 5th edt.

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