Environmental Law

The majority of Guam EPA’s legal authority is rooted in volume 10 of the Guam Code Annotated. The following is a short list of the main chapters of GCA that give authority and responsibility to Guam EPA.

The Guam Environmental Protection Act

Chapter 45 Guam Code Annotated
  • Creates and states the policy, purpose, powers, duties, rules and regulations and other operating mandates.
  • Creates the Board of Directors consisting of nine members appointed by the Governor. Board members serve a term of three years.
  • Outlines the Guam Environmental Trust Fund that is used to clean up, restore and repair damage done to the environment.

External links about Environmental Law

Links to Guam EPA laws


Links to Guam EPA regulations


Links to Guam EPA permits