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Environmental Law

Federal Statutes

In addition to in LexisNexis and Westlaw, federal session laws are available at:

United States Code

The United States Code is the codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States. It is divided by broad subjects into 54 titles and published by the Office of the Law Revision Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Federal Agencies

Numerous federal agencies are tasked with enforcing environmental statutes. Major agencies involved with environmental protection include:

Regulations.gov

An important part of the federal administrative regulatory process is the interaction between agencies and the public through the notice-and-comment process. Regulations.gov provides easy access to the latest proposed regulations and streamlines the notice-and-comment process. In addition to providing the ability to comment on proposed regulations through the site, Regulations.gov also allows users to review comments posted by others. 

Federal Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations

The Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. The 50 subject matter titles contain one or more individual volumes, which are updated once each calendar year, on a staggered basis

Federal Register

The Federal Register (Fed. Reg.) is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

Regulatory Histories
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