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CHAPTER 1-ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
programs or activities conducted by the Envi-
ronmental Protection Agency ......
Claims collection standards ...........
Employee personal property claims .........
Clean Water Act with respect to contracts,
grants, and loans-list of violating facilities
Implementation of Privacy Act of 1974...........
Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice
Act in EPA administrative proceedings
Certification of facilities.
Consolidated rules of practice governing the ad
ministrative assessment of civil penalties and
the revocation or suspension of permits ................ Judicial review under EPA-Administered statutes Rules governing issuance of and administrative
hearings on interim status corrective action
source Conservation and Recovery Act, the Safe
Drinking Water Act, and the Clean Water Act ....
tection Agency programs and activities ..............
SUBCHAPTER B-GRANTS AND OTHER FEDERAL ASSISTANCE
General regulation for assistance programs for
other than State and local governments .............. Uniform administrative requirements for grants
and cooperative agreements to State and local
procurement) and governmentwide require
ments for drug-free workplace (grants)...............
33 35 39
373 391 409
40 45 46
619 623 633 635
SUBCHAPTER C-AIR PROGRAMS
50 National primary and secondary ambient air qual-
639 51 Requirements for preparation, adoption, and submittal of implementation plans.......................
721 EDITORIAL NOTE: Subchapter C-Air Programs is continued in the volumes containing 40 CFR Part 52, Parts 53-60, Parts 61-80, and Parts 81-99.
PART 1-STATEMENT OF ORGANIZA
TION AND GENERAL INFORMA-
Subpart A-Introduction Sec. 1.1 Creation and authority. 1.3 Purpose and functions. 1.5 Organization and general information. 1.7 Location of principal offices.
of research, monitoring, standard setting, and enforcement activities related to pollution abatement and control to provide for the treatment of the environment as a single interrelated system. Complementary to these activities are the Agency's coordination and support of research and antipollution activities carried out by State and local governments, private and public groups, individuals, and educational institutions. EPA reinforces efforts among other Federal agencies with respect to the impact of their operations on the environment.
1.21 General. 1.23 Office of the Administrator. 1.25 Staff Offices. 1.27 Offices of the Associate Administra
tors. 1.29 Office of Inspector General. 1.31 Office of General Counsel. 1.33 Office of Administration and Re
sources Management. 1.35 Office of Enforcement and Compli
ance Monitoring. 1.37 Office of External Affairs. 1.39 Office of Policy, Planning and Evalua
tion. 1.41 Office of Air and Radiation. 1.43 Office of Pesticides and Toxic Sub
stances. 1.45 Office of Research and Development. 1.47 Office of Solid Waste and Emergency
Response. 1.49 Office of Water.
8 1.5 Organization and general informa
tion. (a) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's basic organization consists of Headquarters and 10 Regional Offices. EPA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. maintains overall planning, coordination and control of EPA programs. Regional Administrators head the Regional Offices and are responsible directly to the Administrator for the execution of the Agency's programs within the boundaries of their Regions.
(b) EPA's Directives System contains definitive statements of EPA's organization, policies, procedures, assignments of responsibility, and delegations of authority. Copies are available for public inspection and copying at the Management and Organization Division, 401 M Street SW., Washington, DC 20460. Information can be obtained from the Office of Public Affairs at all Regional Offices.
(c) EPA conducts procurement pursuant to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act, the Federal Procurement Regulations, and implementing EPA regulations.
Subpart C-Field Installations 1.61 Regional Offices.
AUTHORITY: 5 U.S.C. 552.
SOURCE: 50 FR 26721, June 28, 1985, unless otherwise noted.
8 1.1 Creation and authority.
Reorganization Plan 3 of 1970, established the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Executive branch as an independent Agency, effective December 2, 1970.
81.3 Purpose and functions.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency permits coordinated and effective governmental action to assure the protection of the environment by abating and controlling pollution on a systematic basis. Reorganization Plan 3 of 1970 transferred to EPA a variety
8 1.7 Location of principal offices.
(a) The EPA Headquarters is in Washington, D.C. The mailing address is 401 M Street SW., Washington, DC 20460.
(b) The address of (and States served by) the EPA Regional Offices (see § 1.61) are:
(b) Two Associate Administrators and four staff offices which advise the Administrator on cross-cutting Agency headquarters and regional issues and conduct programs with respect to EPA's interface with other national and international governmental organizations;
(c) The Office of Inspector General;
(d) The Office of General Counsel; and
(e) Nine operational offices, each headed by an Assistant Administrator, responsible for carrying out EPA's major environmental and administrative programs.
(1) Region I, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Room 2203, John F. Kennedy Federal Building, Boston, MA 02203. (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.)
(2) Region II, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Room 900, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278. (New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.)
(3) Region III, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 841 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. (Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia.)
(4) Region IV, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 345 Courtland Street NE., Atlanta, GA 30365. (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.)
(5) Region V, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 230 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60604. (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.)
(6) Region VI, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1201 Elm Street, Dallas, TX 75270. (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.)
(7) Region VII, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 726 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101. (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.)
(8) Region VIII, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 999 18th street, One Denver Place, Denver, CO 80202. (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.)
(9) Region IX, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
215 Fremont Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Trust Territories of the Pacific Islands, Guam, Wake Islands, and the Northern Marianas.)
(10) Region X, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Sixth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101. (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.)
8 1.23 Office of the Administrator.
The Environmental Protection Agency is headed by an Administrator who is appointed by the President, by and with the consent of the Senate. The Administrator is responsible to the President for providing overall supervision to the Agency, and is assisted by a Deputy Administrator also appointed by the President, by and with the consent of the Senate. The Deputy Administrator assists the Administrator in the discharge of Agency duties and responsibilities and serves as Acting Administrator in the absence of the Administrator.
8 1.25 Staff Offices.
(a) Office of Administrative Law Judges. The Office of Administrative Law Judges, under the supervision of the Chief Administrative Law Judge, is responsible for presiding over and conducting formal hearings, and issuance of initial decisions, if appropriate, in such proceedings. The Office provides supervision of the Administrative Law Judges, who operate as a component of the Office of Administrative Law Judges, in certain Agency Regional Offices. The Office provides the Agency Hearing Clerk.
(b) Office of Civil Rights. The Office of Civil Rights, under the supervision of a Director, serves as the principal adviser to the Administrator with respect to EPA's civil rights programs. The Office develops policies, procedures, and regulations to implement the Agency's civil rights responsibilities, and provides direction to Region
8 1.21 General.
EPA Headquarters is comprised of: (a) The Office of the Administrator;
improve involvement of small and minority business enterprises; and recommends the assignment of technical advisers to assist designated Procurement Center Representatives of the Small Business Administration in their duties. The Office represents EPA at hearings, interagency meetings, conferences and other appropriate forums on matters related to the advancement of these cited business enterprises in EPA's Federal Contracting Program.
al and field activities in the Office's area of responsibilities. The Office implements and monitors the Agency's equal employment opportunity program; provides advice and guidance to EPA program officials and Regional Administrators on EEO matters; serves as advocate for furthering career opportunities for minorities and women; and processes complaints of discrimination for Agency disposition. The office assures:
(1) Maximum participation of minority business enterprises under EPA contracts and grants; (2) equal employment opportunity under Agency service contracts, construction contracts, and grants; (3) compliance with the Davis-Bacon Act and related acts; (4) compliance with the provisions of laws affecting Agency programs requiring nondiscrimination on account of age and physical handicap and; (5) services or benefits are dispensed under any program or activity receiving Agency financial assistance on a nondiscrimination basis.
(c) Science Advisory Board. The Science Advisory Board, under the direction of a Director, provides expert and independent advice to the Administrator on the scientific and technical issues facing the Agency. The Office advises on broad, scientific, technical and policy matters; assesses the results of specific research efforts; assists in identifying emerging environmental problems; and advises the Administrator on the cohesiveness and currency of the Agency's scientific programs.
(d) Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization. The Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, under the supervision of a Director, is responsible for developing policy and procedures implementing the Agency's small and disadvantaged business utilization responsibilities. The Office provides information and assistance to components of the Agency's field offices responsible for carrying out related activities. The Office develops and implements a program to provide the maximum utilization of women-owned business enterprises in all aspects of EPA contract work; in collaboration with the Procurement and Contracts Management Division, develops programs to stimulate and
8 1.27 Offices of the Associate Administra
tors. (a) Office of International Activities. The Office of International Activities, under the supervision of an Associate Administrator, provides direction to and supervision of the activities, programs, and staff assigned to the Office of International Activities. All of the functions and responsibilities of the Associate Administrator are Agencywide, and apply to all international activities of the Agency. The Office develops policies and procedures for the direction of the Agency's international programs and activities, subject to U.S. foreign policy, and assures that adequate program, scientific, and legal inputs are provided. It conducts continuing evaluations of the Agency's international activities and makes appropriate recommendations to the Administrator. The Office advises the Administrator and principal Agency officials on the progress and effect of foreign and international programs and issues. The Office serves as the Administrator's representative in contacts with the Department of State and other Federal agencies concerned with international affairs. It negotiates arrangements or understandings relating to international cooperation with foreign organizations. The Office coordinates Agency international contacts and commitments; serves as the focal point for responding to requests for information relating to EPA international activities, and provides an initial point of contact for all foreign visitors. The Office maintains liaison with all relevant international organizations and provides representation where appropriate. It establishes