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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA),

n.pr a federal agency charged with the approval and overseeing of the use and disposal of hazardous materials. Workplace management of hazardous materials falls under the jurisdiction of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
EPA registered,
adj indicates that an object or substance has been approved by the Environmental Protection Agency.
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Environmental Protection Agency or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) have a longstanding record of achievement in information security leadership.
Environmental Protection Agency water quality guidelines for recreational waters prevent gastrointestinal illness?
Being the first in the country to reduce mercury emissions at these levels is a strong demonstration of Atlantic States' commitment to protecting the environment," said Hank Habicht, former Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Among them are the EPA's Integrated Risk Information System, the California Environmental Protection Agency, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
CEEIN includes representatives from the California Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Education, the Department of Food and Agriculture, the Resources Agency, the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and the United States Fish and Wildlife Services.
Environmental Protection Agency, the Agency for Toxic Substances Disease Registry, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Stapleton, formerly producer of environmental news programming for CBS News, has been named public affairs branch chief for Region 2 of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
A partnership that includes the American Hospital Association and the Environmental Protection Agency, H2E is an industry-wide collaborative effort that educates healthcare professionals about pollution prevention opportunities and assists hospitals in reducing mercury use and minimizing waste.

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