The Civic Mission of a Federal Agency in the Age of Networked Governance

This article examines how EPA has increasingly become a more effective enabler of democratic network governance in the watershed arena and has developed ambitious cross-media initiatives to help transform the culture of the agency. Its very progress, however, highlights significant challenges that the agency must address.

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Sirianni C. The civic mission of a federal agency in the age of networked governance: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. American Behavioral Scientist. 2009 January; Winter(52):933-52.  Available from: