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EPA was established in 1970 to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection. Since its inception, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.

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nembamike  
#1 Posted : Wednesday, February 08, 2017 7:06:32 AM(UTC)

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The subject bill was introduced into the house on 02/03/17 and bears watching. It most likely won't make it out of committee but you never know.
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#2 Posted : Thursday, February 09, 2017 1:21:40 PM(UTC)
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http://www.businessinsid...-abolish-epa-bill-2017-2

Title: "Democrats aren't worried about a GOP congressman's bill to abolish the EPA"

This is the most recent information I could find on this.

Anyway, I don't see it going away. Recall that Nixon was in office when it was started, though of course many things were a bit different in '70 and I don't just mean disco, and the following stagflation and oil crisis. At the very least, it's good PR to keep it going.

However, I do predict a reduction in regulatory authority and a shrinking of the agency. It's not really the "favored son" right now.
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