• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

The Federal Regulatory Directory, Eighteenth Edition continues to offer a clear path through the maze of complex federal agencies and regulations, providing to-the-point analysis of regulations. Information-packed profiles of more than 100 federal agencies and departments detail the history, structure, purpose, actions, and key contacts for every regulatory agency in the U.S. government. Now updated with an improved searching structure, the Federal Regulatory Directory continues to be the leading reference for understanding federal regulations, providing a richer, more targeted exploration than is possible by cobbling together electronic and print sources.

Office of Environmental Management
Office of environmental management
■ Introduction

The Office of Environmental Management (EM) was established by the secretary of energy in October 1989 to consolidate responsibility within the Department of Energy (DOE) for environmental management activities. EM was called the Office of Environmental Restoration and Waste Management until 1994. EM is headed by an assistant secretary and is responsible for environmental cleanup, compliance, and waste-management activities.

The DOE and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) share responsibility for transportation of hazardous wastes or radioactive and hazardous waste mixtures generated at facilities operated by the DOE under ...

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