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5-3.000 - Organization Of The Division

5-3.100 General
5-3.200 Litigating Sections
5-3.300 Support Units

5-3.100 - General

The Division is administered by an Assistant Attorney General, who is assisted by up to five Deputy Assistant Attorneys General (DAAGs).  Each DAAG has oversight responsibility over one or more sections within the Division.  See ENRD Website for an organizational chart:  https://www.justice.gov/enrd/organization-chart/chart.

[updated April  2018]


5-3.200 - Litigating Sections

  1. The Environmental Defense Section (described in detail in USAM 5-6.000);
  2. The Natural Resources Section (described in detail in USAM 5-7.000);
  3. The Appellate Section (described in detail in USAM 5-8.000);
  4. The Law and Policy Section (described in detail in USAM 5-9.000);
  5. The Wildlife and Marine Resources Section (described in detail in USAM 5-10.000);
  6. The Environmental Crimes Section (described in detail in USAM 5-11.000);
  7. The Environmental Enforcement Section (described in detail in USAM 5-12.000);
  8. The Indian Resources Section (described in detail in USAM 5-14.000);
  9. The Land Acquisition Section (described in detail in USAM 5-15.000).

[updated April  2018]


5-3.300 - Support Units

5-3.300 - Support Units

Policy planning, legislative and special activities are assigned to the Law and Policy Section (described in detail in USAM 5-9.000).

Other functions (including administration, information and technology, litigation support, financial management and planning, and management and planning) are assigned to the Division's Executive Office.

[updated April  2018]

Updated June 27, 2018