CLEP American Government Practice Test
CLEP American Government
Multiple Choice Practice Test
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Which of the following is responsible for the conservation of America's natural resources?
Department of State
Environmental Protection Agency
Department of the Treasury
Department of the Interior
Department of Justice
The Department of the Interior is responsible for most federally owned lands including those of the National Parks Service. It is also responsible for protecting wildlife through the Fish and Wildlife Service. Although the Environmental Protection Agency plays an important role in protecting the environment, it does not have the broad powers and responsibilities of the Department of the Interior.