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Description of how laws and regulations come to be, what they are, and where to find them.

EPA Dockets
EPA Dockets (EDOCKET) is an electronic public docket and on-line comment system designed to expand access to documents in EPA’s major dockets. exit EPA
Search, view, and comment on hundreds of Federal regulations open for comment from up to 160 Federal agencies.

Major Environmental Laws
Major statutes or laws that form the legal basis for the programs of the EPA.

Current Legislation in Congress
Current legislation before the U.S. Congress, Congressional Committees, and uncompiled Public Laws.

U.S. Code
Official Record of all U.S. Laws.

Regulations and Proposed Rules
New regulations, proposed rules, the Federal Register, dockets, and the regulatory agenda of future regulations.

Code of Federal Regulations
Federal regulations codified in the Code of Federal Regulations and additional material related to Title 40: Protection of Environment.

Non-Binding Guidance Documents
A collection of non-binding guidance materials issued by EPA Headquarters offices since January 1, 1999. The collection includes documents issued to Regions, states, and/or the regulated community which explain what must be done to meet environmental requirements or explain how EPA will exercises its discretion in implementing statutory or regulatory requirements.

About the Food Quality Protection Act

Plain English Guide to the Clean Air Act

RCRA* Orientation Manual

Safe Drinking Water Act: Past Present and Future


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