Acting Chief Financial Officer
Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming
Chief of Staff
EPA was founded in the year 1970. The organisation has been operational for almost 48 years now. The company was formed when the Congress party, during the 1950s and the 1960s, got a bit worried about the impact of human activities on the state of the environment. Congress introduced a bill in the year 1959, and also alerted the American citizens about the ill effects of using pesticides on the environment. In 1969, the National Environment Policy Act was introduced, and the organisation was formed.
After the organisation started its operation, in 1972, Congress enacted the act for controlling water pollution, and therefore the Clean Water Act was introduced. Congress along with the EPA also was responsible for the acting on the various fungicides, pesticides, etcetera, that were being used, and thereby curb down their usage as well, during the years 1972 - 1976. The organisation also promoted better methods for solid wastes and even the sustainable use of natural resources. EPA was tasked with the job to identify any impacts that may happen to the USA due to the Chernobyl Disaster in 1986.
The headquarters of the organisation is situated in 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue North West. The name of the place is Washington, while the state name of DC, USA. The pin code of the area is 20460.
EPA or Environmental Protection Agency is an American organisation that focuses on the improvement, development and protection of the environment as well. The current administrator of the organisation is Andrew R Wheeler. As of the year 2018, the total budget of the company is more than $8.1 billion. Also, the number of employees working for the company, as of the year 2018, is more than 14,000.
The primary services provided by the company include improving the quality of life of American citizens, by helping in the protection of the environment by sustainable use of natural resources, curbing pollution and also waste disposal techniques as well. The organisation also helps in creating awareness among the citizens of the USA.
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