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Environment and Natural Resource Division of the Department of Justice
The Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Deparment of Justice handles environmental litigation on behalf of the United States.
The ENRD orginiated in 1909 with an order from Attorney General George Wickersham. It was orginally called the "Public Lands Division" and primarily handled litigation resulting from the United States' westward expansion.
The ENRD publishes year end summaries of litigation acheivements on its website (see link below) under "Selected Publications".
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
NOAA was formed in 1807 as the Survey of the Coast
NOAA's mission is:
"Science, Service, and Stewardship. To understand and predict changes in climate, weather, oceans, and coasts, To share that knowledge and information with others, and To conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources."
The CEQ was created by the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and its responsibilities were broadened by the Environmental Quality Improvement Act of 1970.
The CEQ is resposible for coordination environmental efforts within the federal goverment. CEQ is charged with making sure that federal agencies meet their obligations under NEPA. A quarterly report on agencies' compliance with NEPA is submitted to Congress.
CEQ is also responsible for creating initiatives in environmental policy in conjunction with agencies and the White House. The chair of the CEQ serves as the principle environmental policy advisor to the president.