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Office of Environmental Quality


Our Mission

The State Department’s Office of Environmental Quality (ENV) is staffed by experienced scientists, lawyers, and diplomats who develop and implement U.S. foreign policy to protect air, food, soil, and biota from pollution, and promote a healthy environment by working with trade partners and multilateral institutions around the globe.

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