2nd October 2019


When was the EPA created and why?

The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection. President Richard Nixon proposed the establishment of EPA and it began operation on December 2, 1970, after Nixon signed an executive order.

Also to know is, when was the Environmental Protection Agency started?

December 2, 1970

How the EPA was created?

In 1970, in response to the welter of confusing, often ineffective environmental protection laws enacted by states and communities, President Richard Nixon created the EPA to fix national guidelines and to monitor and enforce them.

How old is the Environmental Protection Agency?

47 years
December 2, 1970
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