United States Environmental Protection Agency Helena Jernigan

What is the name of your agency? United States Environmental Protection Agency

Who is the current leader of this agency? Scott Pruitt

What is the website for this agency? https://www.epa.gov/

When was the agency established? December 2, 1970

Why was the agency established? To protect human health and the environment

What are some of its duties and responsibilities? Maintaining and enforcing national standards under a variety of environmental laws, in consultation with state, tribal, and local governments

How does this agency attempt to address market failures? They don't

What are some current issues that this agency is attempting to address? Climate Change

Sources:

“EPA.” EPA, Environmental Protection Agency, www.epa.gov/. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

“United States Environmental Protection Agency.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 15 Mar. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Environmental_Protection_Agency. Accessed 15 Mar. 2017.

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