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EPA

abbr.
1. eicosapentaenoic acid
2. Environmental Protection Agency

EPA

abbreviation for
1. (Elements & Compounds) eicosapentaenoic acid: a fatty acid, found in certain fish oils, that can reduce blood cholesterol
2. (Environmental Science) Environmental Protection Agency

EPA

1. eicosapentaenoic acid: an omega-3 fatty acid present in fish oils.
2. Environmental Protection Agency.
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Noun1.EPA - an independent federal agency established to coordinate programs aimed at reducing pollution and protecting the environment
independent agency - an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
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motor vehicle air conditioners, household refrigerators and freezers and room air conditioners) is subject to special safe disposal requirements," the EPA notes.
But Deputy Solicitor General Gregory Garre argued that the EPA lacks the power to regulate carbon dioxide as a pollutant under the Clean Air Act.
Last year, regional-library staff conducted some 85,000 data searches on behalf of EPA staff.
EPA expects this record-keeping burden to take no more than 5 hours per year.
2) At the beginning of the study, none of the subjects had what is considered to be a desirable level of DHA + EPA in their blood.
EPA improperly selected its uncertainty factors for the phosphine risk assessment based on the analysis done by Sciences International.
The EPA '05 is not entirely devoted to large energy and power companies, however.
In 2002, a 15-group coalition headed by the national nonprofit Beyond Pesticides sued the EPA for continuing to allow the use of these wood preservatives, despite knowledge of their harmful effects, and dragging out the review process.
Then, as now, the EPA did not regulate carbon dioxide as an air pollutant, nor did the federal government require industry to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
We heard from industry," says a former EPA official who declines to be named.
Session 1 on Processing Issues will be moderated by Ben Banipal, EPA Region VI.