Learn about the history of environmental protection in America at the latest EPA Headquarters Exhibit, “The Story of the Environmental Protection Agency: Protecting Public Health and the Environment.” The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency protects public health and the environment by safeguarding the air, water, and land. This exhibit provides an informative timeline of events leading up to the establishment of the EPA and all of its accomplishments since the 1970s. It is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the mezzanine level (near the Berlin Wall Plaza entrance), and is free of charge. Adults are required to show a photo ID to gain access.

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