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U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)
Laws written by Congress such as the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, and other laws, provide the authority for EPA to write regulations. In most cases, New York State has adopted regulations that are as stringent as EPA's and the State has applied for and been given primacy for enforcement. To view general information about EPA go to Visit to learn about environmental laws and regulations.
Fire Island is a unique community. We are a beach resort, yet we are within a national park. We have bustling towns, yet we have long stretches of uninhabited wetlands and beaches. We necessarily interact with a number of regulatory agencies at the federal, state, and county level in order to obtain relevant information and permits.

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