WASHINGTON (January 14, 2020) -- Recently the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its 50th anniversary theme, "EPA at 50: Progress for a Stronger Future." "For fifty years, EPA employees and our many partners have worked together to fulfill the agency's mission to protect human health and the environment. Today, Americans enjoy cleaner land, air and water than ever before," said EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. "I look forward to celebrating the agency's accomplishments throughout the year, and I hope that we can inspire the next generation of environmental leaders to continue building on our progress for the next 50 years." Throughout 2020, EPA will commemorate the agency's many achievements and continued progress, culminating in a 50th Anniversary celebration on Dec. 2, 2020. During the month of January, EPA will be highlighting the agency's efforts to create a cleaner, healthier environment for all Americans.