Environmental Protection Agency: Description

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) strives to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people. EPA employs 18,000 people across the country, including headquarters offices in Washington, D.C., Ten regional offices, and more than a dozen labs. More than half of the staffs are engineers, scientists, and policy analysts. EPA is led by the Administrator, who is appointed by the President of the United States. The EPA leads the nation’s environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts by developing and enforcing regulations, offering financial assistance, performing environmental research, sponsoring voluntary partnerships and programs, furthering environmental education, and publishing information.

Environmental Protection Agency: Requirements

If you are experiencing a problem with the EPA, please complete, print, and sign the Privacy Act waiver. You may fax or mail the completed form with any supporting documentation to the office that serves your area.

If you have any questions, please call our Washington Office at 866-850-3855.