Environmental Protection Agency

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Noun1.Environmental Protection Agency - 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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Environmental Protection Agency

n (Am) → Agenzia nazionale di protezione ambientale
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The overall average decision time for all major developments concluded in the first six months of 2018/19 (34.6 weeks for 112 applications) was 1.6 weeks quicker than for the same period in the previous year (36.2 weeks).
Unfortunately, the parliament has been sidelined in major decisions concerning major developments that will impact the future of Pakistan, its liabilities and its exposure.
Mr Harrison joins the company to lend his expertise to the team leading the multi-million pound HD One leisure scheme, which envisages a series of major developments to complement the existing stadium complex.
Numbers of out-of-work youths have been falling year-on-year as a result of job creation, including major developments like Grand Central, the growth of Jaguar Land Rover and the Resorts World complex, but also through major initiatives, such as the city's Youth Promise, which guarantees work or training to all young people.
But we have been here before, with major developments such as the Barrage.
African Voices of the Global Past: 1500 to Present is a fine history documenting major developments in Africa which hold global importance, and considers six such major developments from the Atlantic slave trade to colonialism and decolonization.
Just walk around the city centre and see that it's buzzing with construction work as major developments rise up.
M2 PHARMA-July 5, 2013-European molecular diagnostics market to see major developments over next 5 yrs(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Coventry needs more retailers and restaurants now, not in years to come when, (or if) the long awaited major developments happen.
Major developments which have already begun construction work include the $14bn Al-Zour refinery, the $3.3bn Failaka Island development, the $2bn planned expansion of Kuwait International Airport (KIA) and a major road development programme including the construction of an eighth ring road.
Major developments in 2009: Reinsurance commissions, fees and other revenue increased 48% in 2009, due mainly to the 2008 Benfield merger, partially offset by unfavorable foreign currency translation.
It has seen its income from planning and building control applications fall by 50% in the last two years, and warns that the lack of "major developments" has been a key factor.

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