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Where can I find information about laws and legislation?

The following EPA web resources may be able to assist you in locating information about laws and legislation.

EPA Laws and Regulations: http://www2.epa.gov/laws-regulations

EPA Office of General Counsel (OGC): http://www2.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-general-counsel-ogc 

EPA Docket Center: http://www.epa.gov/dockets/
From the website: “EPA dockets provide the public with access to agency information in a wide variety of rulemaking and non-rulemaking areas. Dockets serve as a source of current and historical information on agency activities, including comments received from to public to inform agency decisions.”

Additional federal government resources include:

Congress.gov: U.S. Legislative Information: https://www.congress.gov/ 

Regulations.gov: Public access to proposed regulations and supporting documents: http://www.regulations.gov

USA.gov: The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal: http://www.usa.gov

Science.gov: Government Science Portal: http://www.science.gov

GPO FDSYS: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/
The Government Printing Office Federal Digital System provides official information from all three branches of the Federal Government.

Office of the Law Revision Counsel, U.S. House of Representatives: access to U.S. Code: http://uscode.house.gov/

For information on international laws, please see the following FAQ:

Where can I locate information about international environmental laws and regulations?

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  • Topic #: 23002-24065
  • Date Created: 11/5/2004
  • Last Modified Since: 12/9/2014
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