Federal Agencies

Federal agencies are agencies of the federal government charged with a variety of responsibilities relating to protection of the natural environment.  This includes research and monitoring, promulgation of standards for air and water quality, and control of the introduction of pesticides and other hazardous materials into the environment.  The following federal agencies are charged with handling various responsibilities relating to protection of the natural environment.

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Census of Agriculture
  • Committee on Resources – Includes agreements, laws, regulations and research for many environmental issues.
  • Council on Environmental Quality
  • Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • The Environmental Council of the States
  • Environmental Law Foundation
  • National Association of Environmental Law Societies
  • The National Park Service
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Office of Environmental management – U.S. Department of Energy
  • U.S. Department of Interior
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • U.S. Forest Service

Inside Federal Agencies