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EPA Celebrates 40 Years Of Environmental Protection (PHOTOS)

12/02/2010 03:44 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

As the EPA reaches its 40th year of existence, we look back at some of the agency's major accomplishments. Although the agency has faced much scrutiny, some serious achievements have been made since its inception, and remarkable strides have especially been taken since Lisa Jackson took the helm in 2008 under the Obama administration.

Happy birthday, EPA!

Check out a history of some of the agency's many accomplishments, and vote for the one you feel is most significant.

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