The Environmental Protection Agency
If you think about the EPA protecting business and environment at the same time it’s very difficult or virtually impossible.   Ethically if the EPA does not enforce the laws of the United States and violation occur, the rights of the people and animals are violated.   They would be harmed by the water being mixed with chemicals and toxic wastes.   Everyone is entitled to breathe clean air and eat food that is not contaminated with chemicals.   If the EPA enforces the environmental laws then the rights of factory are violated.   A business right is to product goods at a low cost.   So if a business violated the EPA laws they are infringes on the rights of other innocent people and animals.   From the deontological perspective it’s the duty of the business to follow environmental laws.   If this was the case we would not need an Environmental Proctention Agency.   (Environmental Protection Agency [EPA], n.d., p. 1)

What is Mission Statement of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), EPA’s mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment, - air, water and land upon which life depends.   The EPA provides leadership and guidance in the countries environmental science, research, educational and assessment efforts.   The EPA works closely with other federal and local agencies to develop and enforce environmental laws.   EPA is responsible for researching and setting national standards for variety of environmental programs and delegates to states for issuing permits and monitoring and enforcing laws.   Where national standards are not met, EPA can issues issue sanctions and take other steps to assist the states to reach the desired levels of environmental quality.  

What I see is the EPA have good intentions but when you get people involved in enforcing current and new laws there is always the ethical question on what is right.   The EPA try’s to balance the needs of the business but their main role is protecting...