ATSDR is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and serves to protect communities from harmful health effects related to exposure to natural and man-made hazardous substances.
The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
Agency works to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, ocean, and coasts, to share that knowledge and information with others, and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources.
Oversees the state’s resources for the arts, history, libraries and nature. Home to the state’s science museums, aquariums and Jennette's Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C. Zoo, State Preservation Office, and the Office of Land and Water Stewardship.
The goals of the Office of Environmental Assistance and Protection and the Environmental Assistance and Protection Board are to protect public health and the environment of Forsyth County by minimizing the impacts of environmental contaminants, educating the public about pollution prevention and promoting conservation of natural resources in the community.