Find King County Washington EPA offices, labs, facilities and departmental locations of the US Environmental Protection Agency. EPA Offices provide information and educational resources on environmental policy and issues, science and regulation including asbestos and pollutant removal/disposal, air and water pollution, climate change, emissions testing.
Compliance Assistance Centers are a web-based system of "first-stop shops" that help regulated entities understand and comply with environmental regulations. Compliance Assistance Centers are organized around 23 subject groupings, such as wetlands, hazardous waste and wastewater treatment. They also offer telephone assistance and discussion groups.Does EPA enforce the Endangered Species Act?
No. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service enforces the Endangered Species Act. Enforcement of the Act is designed to stabilize the population of at risk species, prevent extinctions, and preserve critical habitats.What is a civil administrative action?
Civil administrative actions are an enforcement option that does not involve judicial action. The EPA can issue notices of violation, penalties, and orders to violators of environmental regulations without involving the courts.