Identify one agency, bureau or department within the federal government responsible for upholding regulations that impact business operations. A few examples are the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) or Department of Commerce. Research and explain the purpose of the agency, bureau and how it directly impacts business.
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Business Regulations Institution Affiliation Name Date A sustainable environment is fundamental to the success of any business. In the wake of global warming, lifestyle diseases and a renewed need to operate in a sustainable business environment, the need to achieve integrated and proactive environmental management cannot be overemphasized. Informed consumers look to the federal government to adopt and enforce sustainable environmental practice within various kinds of businesses. Despite the call for sustainability, most business still engages in illegal dumping, non-compliance with permits and authorization, and harvesting of protected species. Various regulations are in place to protect consumers and ensure business adhere to standard environment-friendly practices. However, governance and law are seemingly meaningless in the absence of compliance (Craigie, Snijman, & Fourie, 2009). The environmental protection agency (EPA) was thus