How does EPA communicate with the public and seek comments on new or proposed regulations? How can I submit an official comment on proposed environmental regulations?
Many people get involved with EPA's regulations by submitting comments when we publish a proposed version in the Federal Register. You can submit comments on-line at Regulations.gov http://www.regulations.gov/ or you can make a submission via mail, e-mail, or EPA docket centers.
Often, you can get involved well before a proposed regulation is published, as well. And after a regulation is finalized, regulated entities (such as businesses, state governments, or individuals) can stay involved by learning how to comply.
EPA’s Get Involved with EPA Regulations website is a great resource where you can find out how to get involved with EPA’s environmental regulations: http://www2.epa.gov/laws-regulations/get-involved-epa-regulations
On this page you can learn how to:
- Comment on our regulations
- Keep tabs on rulemakings
- Read our Regulatory Agendas and Plans
- Access our docket centers
You may also be interested in the EPA’s Basics of the Regulatory Process webpage:
- About EPA
- Chemicals and Toxics
- Climate Change
- Data, Methods, and Models
- Emergencies and Natural Disasters
- Greener Living
- Health and Safety
- Land and Cleanup
- Laws and Regulations
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