Laws & Regulations
Laws written by Congress provide the authority for EPA to write regulations.
Regulations explain the technical, operational, and legal details necessary to implement laws.
Helping government, business and the public meet federal environmental requirements.
Holding people and companies legally accountable for violations of laws and regulations.
EPA maintains a list of significant guidance documents (SGD), as called for by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
- Does EPA handle all environmental concerns?
- How can I get help understanding the regulations that apply to my company or business?
- How can I submit an official comment on proposed environmental regulations?
Environmental Justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.