This report states EPA policy, accompanied by implementation principles that reflect an aggressive approach to protecting the Nation's groundwater resources. The policy puts clear priority on preventing ground-water contamination, recognizes that groundwater is a uniquely local resource tor which States and local governments must assume primary responsibility, and strives to improve EPA's coordination of groundwater activities under all relevant statutes and programs.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Protecting the Nations Ground Water: EPA's Strategy for the 1990s (PDF)(23 pp, 2 MB,
The final report of the EPA Ground Water Task Force.