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Environmental Protection Agency

Recent studies pertaining to the Environmental Protection Agency, undertaken by the National Academy of Public Administration

April, 2007
October, 2005


The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employs 17,000 people across the country, including headquarters offices in Washington, DC, 10 regional offices, and more than a dozen labs. The staff are highly educated and technically trained; more than half are engineers, scientists, and policy analysts. In addition, a large number of employees are legal, public affairs, financial, information management and computer specialists.

EPA leads the nation's environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.

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Department/Agency Specific Prune Job Profiles:
Environmental Protection Agency, Administrator
Environmental Protection Agency, Assistant Administrator for Water