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Chapter : General Policy and Analysis
General Policy and Analysis
[Page 281]Agriculture Dept. (USDA), Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment,1400 Independence Ave. S.W., #240E, 20250-0108; (202) 720-7173. Fax, (202) 720-0632. Robert Bonnie, Under Secretary.
Formulates and promulgates policy relating to environmental activities and management of natural resources. Oversees the Forest Service and the Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Council on Environmental Quality (Executive Office of the President),730 Jackson Pl. N.W., 20503; (202) 395-5750. Fax, (202) 456-6546. Vacant, Managing Director.
Develops environmental priorities; advises and assists the president on national and international environmental policy; evaluates, coordinates, and mediates federal activities on the environment; prepares the president’s yearly environmental quality report to Congress.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Policy,1200 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., #1804A, 20460; (202) 564-4332. Fax, (202) 501-1688. Samantha Dravis, Associate Administrator.