The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is an agency of the United States civil government which is assigned with the matters of the protection of the environment. EPA was founded on December 2,1970 and has its headquarters in Washington D.C. The agency not only conducts environmental assessment, research, and education, but also operates with industries and complete levels of government in an extensive variety of voluntary pollution prevention programs and efforts for conservation of energy. EPA has the power of maintaining and enforcing national standards under a variety of the laws of the environment. The agency had 13,758 employees in 2018. More than half of the employees are engineers, scientists, and specialists for the protection of the environment. EPA is highlighting key advances in children’s health research to protect children from environmental risks and continually educates the public. To protect human health and the environment is the mission of EPA.