Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Data Center Description
EPA's Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation supports the Agency's mission by promoting innovation that achieves greater and more cost effective public health and environmental protection. The Office, in consultation with its different internal and external stakeholders and partners, supports and oversees the testing of new and innovative approaches to environmental protection and related policy changes. OPEI is the focal point for regulatory analyses, policy development, and economic analyses necessary to support EPA's regulatory development process and changes in today's business conditions. OPEI's role in the regulatory development process is to manage the process and ensure that the underlying policy analyses are sound. OPEI helps strengthen the analytic foundation of the Agency's decisionmaking processes, working with EPA's Science Advisor to strengthen the integration of scientific and economic analyses.