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EPA Enterprise Vocabulary

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Description: Policies, business procedures, and practices within EPA or between EPA and its partners, other agencies, grantees or contractors. Includes general information and data management, general information technology, knowledge management, federal enterprise architecture, general project management, technology transfer, standards, federal standards and policies, etc. Specifically excludes research operations. Technologies specific to the scientific research are included in Dedicated Science Technology Resource. Procedures, protocols and methods specific to the conduct of research are under Research-Methods and Protocols.

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