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Title: Introduction to Laws and Regulations

URL: http://www.epa.gov/epahome/lawintro.htm

Abstract: Laws and regulations are a major tool in protecting the environment. Congress passes laws that govern the United States. To put those laws into effect, Congress authorizes certain government agencies, including EPA, to create and enforce regulations. This website helps locate a basic description of how laws and regulations come to be, what they are, and where to find them, with an emphasis on environmental laws and regulations.

Source: US EPA

Date of Publication: May 2005

Resource Type: Classroom Materials - Web site

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