Federal Laws

The environmental policy of the United States is federal governmental action to regulate activities that have an environmental impact in the United States.  The goal of environmental policy is to protect the environment for future generations while interfering as little as possible with the efficiency of commerce or the liberty of the people and to limit inequity in who is burdened with environmental costs.

At the federal level, there are many environmental laws in the United States.  Some of the federal law relating to environment can be found under the following links.


Inside Federal Laws