US Environmental Protection Agency


The mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment - air, water, and land - upon which life depends. Find out how the EPA plans to execute this mission and how you can help. The EPA's Web site gives you access to over 5,000 documents pertaining to the environment. The EPA Student Center offers you an easy way to explore the Web site and learn more about the delicate environmental balance that exists on our planet.


  1. Use your WWW browser to access the site whose URL is:

  2. Explore the site. Use the bookmark capabilities of your browser to save the site location for future use.

  3. Use the exit command to quit your WWW browser.

This lesson is part of the series "DO-IT Lessons" developed by the University of Washington. Creation of the series of lessons is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grant numbers 9255803 and 9550003. The lessons are now maintained through funds from the State of Washington. The University of Washington holds the copyright to the series of lessons, however ownership of the Internet resources referenced in the lessons may be found at the resource site. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed at these sites are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation, the University of Washington or the State of Washington.