EPA's Gulf of Mexico Division (GMD) serves to protect, maintain, and restore the health and productivity of the Gulf of Mexico in ways consistent with the economic well-being of the Gulf region. The office's principles include:
- committing to voluntary, non-regulatory solutions
- taking action based on sound scientific and technical information working with partners and the public
- identifying priority areas and actions through state and coastal community leadership; and
- providing federal leadership in research, monitoring, scientific analysis, and financial resources to support state and community action.
Learn more about the EPA's Gulf of Mexico Division (GMD) at epa.gov/gulfofmexico