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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