An overview of the concepts of safe water; frames the business case for water technology innovation; identifies “market opportunities” where technology innovation could help solve water challenges; provides examples of emerging innovation pioneers; identifies tools for assessing water risk; and frames a more robust set of actions that EPA will take to promote technologies for clean water.
The Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program, mandated by Congress, is unique in reporting facility-level data from industrial sources across the United States. It reports annually, but does NOT represent all GHG emissions from the U.S. economy.
This overview section summarizes national industrial sector emissions and trends for 2012. Data is collected from direct emitters and represents about half of all U.S. emissions. This overview describes how the GHGRP data relates to the Inventory of U.S. GHG Emissions and Sinks.
Sets out the goals and timelines to integrate environmental justice principles in EPA programs, and summarizes EJ achievements to date. The 2016 - 2020 focus areas will be Lead Disparities, (2) Drinking Water, (3) Air Quality, and (4) Hazardous Waste Sites.
In this mandated final review of the standards, the EPA determined to leave the standards in place, stating that they “are projected to reduce oil consumption by 50 billion gallons and to save U.S. consumers nearly $92 billion in fuel cost over the lifetime of MY2022-2025 vehicles”, with minimal employment impacts. President Trump re-opened that decision in March 2017.
An analysis of the economic and health benefits likely to accrue from the Clean Air Act in the U.S. Based on a review of the economic literature, it projects job growth. Submitted to Representatives Henry Waxman and Bobby Rush, ranking members of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce.
From Gina McCarthy's preface: "This Policy is composed of 17 principles which, when implemented individually and together can help improve the administration of EPA’s programs, support the fair and effective implementation of federal environmental laws, and provide protection from disproportionate impacts and significant risks to human health and the environment."