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EPA History: Public Participation and Transparency

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Press Releases

  • EPA Rules Increase Public Role in Environmental Programs
    [EPA press release - February 23, 1979]

  • EPA Issues Public Participation Regulations
    [EPA press release - August 23, 1973]

  • Ruckelshaus Takes Steps to Improve Flow of Agency Information [Fishbowl Policy]
    [EPA press release - May 19, 1983]

  • EPA Assesses U.S. Watersheds; Gives Citizens Access to National and Local Water Quality Data
    [EPA press release - October 2, 1997]

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