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Russell E. Train
Administrator Train served as the second EPA Agency Administrator, from September 1973 to January 1977. During this time, he supported EPA's expansion of interest in international affairs; the approval of the catalytic converter to achieve Clean Air Act automobile emission reductions; the implementation of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES); and EPA's work to balance the demands of the energy crisis with environmental issues.
- Oral History Interview (EPA publications number 202-K-93-001; July 1993) -- examines the early life and career, and the term of the second EPA Agency Administrator (1973-77), Russell E. Train, including his pre-EPA role as Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ); EPA policy developments related to the catalytic converter, pesticide registration, toxic substances, the Clean Air Act, and energy; EPA relations with Congress, the White House, states/cities, and the environmental movement; issues related to EPA in an international setting, and efforts towards Cabinet status.
- November 1985 article "EPA History (1970-1985)" - Administrator Train's tenure
- Articles by Administrator Train