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Conservation

Environment: General

  • American Indian Tribal Portal @ EPA
    The EPA Tribal Portal was created as a gateway to EPA environmental information specifically related to tribal governments, such as environmental policies, practices and laws.
  • Bureau of Land Management
  • Bureau of Land Management @ Facebook
  • Bureau of Land Management @ RSS
  • Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
    The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC) is the primary climate-change data and information analysis center of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). CDIAC is located at DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and includes the World Data Center for Atmospheric Trace Gases.
  • Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center
    The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC) is the primary climate-change data and information analysis center of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). CDIAC is located at DOE's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and includes the World Data Center for Atmospheric Trace Gases.
  • Climate Change @ EPA
    Climate change is a problem that is affecting people and the environment. Greater energy efficiency and new technologies hold promise for reducing greenhouse gases and solving this global challenge. EPA's website provides information on climate change for communities, individuals, businesses, states, localities and governments.
  • Council of Environmental Quality
  • Council on Environmental Quality @ Whitehouse
  • Design for the Environment @ EPA
    Design for the Environment allows manufacturers to put the DfE label on household and commercial products, such as cleaners and detergents, that meet stringent criteria for human and environmental health. Using these products can protect your family's health and the environment.
  • Earth and Environment News @ National Science Foundation
  • Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States (Report)
    The EIA is pleased to make previous editions of the annual Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in the United States report available at this site. Data users should note that when estimation methods are changed, data in the newest report are adjusted back through time to account for the new methodology. Therefore, the most recent report should be used for data analysis.
  • Enviornment and Natural Resources @ Department of Justice
    The Environment and Natural Resources Division of the Department of Justice handles environmental and natural resources litigation on behalf of the United States.
  • Envirofacts @ EPA
  • Enviromapper @ EPA
    Welcome to EnviroMapper for Envirofacts, a single point of access to select U.S. EPA environmental data. This Web site provides access to several EPA databases to provide you with information about environmental activities that may affect air, water, and land anywhere in the United States.
  • Environment of the United States @ National Atlas
    Recent public opinion polls indicate that Americans strongly support clean air, water, and land - our shared environment. It was not always so. In fact, environmental concern is a fairly recent phenomena in American history, initially expressed by groups of outdoor enthusiasts and preservationist in the past 150 years.
  • Environment, Energy and Agriculture @ USA.gov
    Official information and services from the U.S. government.
  • Environment: Office of the United States Trade Representative
    USTR's Office of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) has broad responsibilities to leverage trade negotiations and relationships to pursue environmental achievements.
  • Environmental @ USDA
  • Environmental Education for Kids
    Welcome to "EEK!" - brought to you by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. This electronic magazine is for kids in grades 4-8. Surf around and learn more about the great outdoors.
  • Environmental Health @ CDC
  • Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory @ DOE
    MSL is funded by DOE's Office of Biological Research, which supports world-class research in the biological, chemical, and environmental sciences to provide innovative solutions to the nation's environmental challenges as well as those related to energy production.
  • Environmental Quality Statistics @ DOE
    This page provides access to the statistical tables that appear in "Part III. Environmental Data and Trends" of Environmental Quality, the annual report of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). Most of the tables at this site have been updated since the publication of the last annual report (The 1997 Report of the Council on Environmental Quality).
  • Environmental Regulations @ Business.gov
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state environmental agencies regulate the impact of businesses on the environment. The EPA develops and enforces regulations that implement environmental laws enacted by Congress. Likewise, state agencies enforce regulations that implement laws enacted by the state legislature.
  • Global Change Master Directory @ NASA
  • Health and Environmental Research Online (HERO) @ EPA
    HERO contains the key studies EPA uses to develop environmental risk assessments for the public. EPA uses risk assessments to characterize the nature and magnitude of health risks to humans and the ecosystem from pollutants and chemicals in the environment.
  • Indoor Air Quality of Homes @ EPA
    Indoor pollution sources that release gases or particles into the air are the primary cause of indoor air quality problems in homes. Inadequate ventilation can increase indoor pollutant levels by not bringing in enough outdoor air to dilute emissions from indoor sources and by not carrying indoor air pollutants out of the home. High temperature and humidity levels can also increase concentrations of some pollutants.
  • Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) in the United States @ EPA
    This fact sheet is the latest publication describing the national waste stream based on data collected from 1960 through 2008. It contains information on the benefits of recycling, as well as data on waste generation, recycling, and disposal. It's also accompanied by data tables that present detailed data that is produced each year. Aso included is a summary of our methodology for developing this data.
  • National Centers for Environmental Prediction @ NOAA
    Betty Petersen Memorial Library is a branch of the NOAA Central Library jointly funded by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction and NESDIS Center for Satellite Applications and Research. The library contains a specialized meteorological and oceanographic collection of about 5,000 volumes.
  • National Environmental Methods Index
    The Alliance for Coastal Technologies (ACT) is a NOAA-funded partnership of research institutions, resource managers, and private sector companies dedicated to fostering the development and adoption of effective and reliable sensors and platforms.
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • National Reponse Team
    Welcome to the U.S. National Response Team Website - providing technical assistance, resources and coordination on preparedness, planning, response and recovery activities for emergencies involving hazardous substances, pollutants and contaminants, hazmat, oil, and weapons of mass destruction in natural and technological disasters and other environmental incidents of national significance.
  • National Water Quality Inventory Report to Congress
    The National Water Quality Inventory Report to Congress (305(b) report) is the primary vehicle for informing Congress and the public about general water quality conditions in the United States. This document characterizes our water quality, identifies widespread water quality problems of national significance, and describes various programs implemented to restore and protect our waters.
  • NOLA Environmental
    This site has been set up to share with the public the efforts being made by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other federal and state agencies in south Louisiana regarding the environmental compliance for proposed federal and state Hurricane Risk Reduction Projects.
  • Office of Inspector General @ EPA
    Catalyst for Improving the Environment
  • Patuxent--Bird Population Studies @ USGS
  • Planning, Environment & Realty @ Federal Highway Administration
    Transportation planning and project development must reflect the desires of communities, and take into account the impacts on both the natural and human environments. Transportation projects are closely looked at to see how they might impact the community, the natural environment, and our health and welfare.
  • Risk, Government Programs and the Environment (Report)
    Nearly all farm business ventures involve financial risk. In some instances, private and public tools used to manage financial risks in agriculture may influence farmers’ production
    decisions.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
    The mission of EPA is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment -- air, water and land -- upon which life depends.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency @ Podcasts
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency @ RSS
  • U.S. Geological Servey
    As an unbiased, multi-disciplinary science organization that focuses on biology, geography, geology, geospatial information, and water, we are dedicated to the timely, relevant, and impartial study of the landscape, our natural resources, and the natural hazards that threaten us. Learn more about our goals and priorities for the coming decade in our Science Strategy.
  • U.S. Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works
  • Water Use in the United States @ USGS
  • Whitehouse Council on Environmental Quality
  • Resources on Oil Spills, Response, and Restoration A Selected Bibliography

Energy

  • Advanced Research Projects - Energy
    Recognizing the need to reevaluate the way the United States spurs innovation, the National Academies released a 2006 report, “Rising Above the Gathering Storm”, that included the recommendation to establish an Advanced Research Projects Agency—Energy (ARPA-E) within the Department of Energy (DOE).
  • Annual Energy Review (AER)
    The Annual Energy Review (AER) is the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s primary report of historical annual energy statistics. For many series, data begin with the year 1949. Included are data on total energy production, consumption, and trade; overviews of petroleum, natural gas, coal, electricity, nuclear energy, renewable energy, international energy, as well as financial and environmental indicators; and data unit conversion tables. The report is also released in print.
  • Archive Listing of Annual Energy Outlook Forecasts & Related Products
  • Building Energy Codes @ DOE
  • Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement
    The Bureau is comprised of two major programs: Offshore Energy and Minerals Management and Minerals Revenue Management. The Offshore program, which manages the mineral resources on the OCS, is comprised of three regions: Alaska, Gulf of Mexico, and the Pacific. The Minerals Revenue Management program is headquartered in Washington, D.C., but operationally based in Denver, Colorado.
  • Coal Publications
  • Commercial Nuclear Power
  • Conservation of Energy @ NASA
    The conservation of energy is a fundamental concept of physics along with the conservation of mass and the conservation of momentum. Within some problem domain, the amount of energy remains constant and energy is neither created nor destroyed. Energy can be converted from one form to another (potential energy can be converted to kinetic energy) but the total energy within the domain remains fixed.
  • Consumption, Price, and Expenditure Estimates State Energy Data System (SEDS)
  • Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants 2007 - 2008 Edition
    The Cost and Quality of Fuels for Electric Plants 2007 and 2008 is prepared by the Electric Power Division; Office of Coal, Nuclear, Electric and Alternate Fuels (CNEAF); U. S. Energy Information Administration (EIA); U.S. Department of Energy.
  • Department of Energy Information Bridge
    The Information Bridge: DOE Scientific and Technical Information provides free public access to over 230,000 full-text documents and bibliographic citations of Department of Energy (DOE) research report literature. Documents are primarily from 1991 forward and were produced by DOE, the DOE contractor community, and/or DOE grantees. Legacy documents are added as they become available in electronic format.
  • Electric Power Annual
  • Energy and Energy Conservation @ Science.gov
  • Energy and Environment @ Whitehouse.gov
    For decades it has been clear that the way Americans produce and consume energy is not sustainable. Our addiction to foreign oil and fossil fuels puts our economy, our national security and our environment at risk.
  • Energy Emissions Data @ EIA
  • Energy Savers @ DOE
  • Environment, Energy and Agriculture @ USA.gov
    Official information and services from the U.S. government.
  • Foreign Direct Investment in U.S. Energy 2006
    This report provides an assessment of foreign ownership of energy assets in the United States. Section 657, Subpart 8 of the U.S. Department of Energy Organization Act (Public Law 95-91) requires an annual report to Congress which presents: “a summary of activities in the United States by companies which are foreign owned or controlled and which own or control United States energy sources and supplies ….”
  • International Energy Outlook 2010
    The International Energy Outlook 2010 (IEO2010) presents an assessment by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the outlook for international energy markets through 2035.
  • Monthly Energy Review (MER)
    The Monthly Energy Review (MER) is the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s primary report of recent energy statistics. Included are total energy production, consumption, and trade; energy prices; overviews of petroleum, natural gas, coal, electricity, nuclear energy, renewable energy, and international petroleum; carbon dioxide emissions; and data unit conversions.
  • Natural Gas Publications
  • Office of Environmental Management @ DOE
    The mission of the Office of Environmental Management (EM) is to complete the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy brought about from five decades of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy research.
  • Petroleum Supply Monthly
    Supply and disposition of crude oil and petroleum products on a national and regional level. The data series describe production, imports and exports, movements and inventories. PDF and CSV files are released first and Petroleum Navigator HTML files are released later on the same day.
  • Short-Term Energy Outlook
  • U.S. Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Natural Gas Liquids Reserves Historical

Health

Ocean/Sea/Water

Research

  • Reg Stat @ EPA
    Reg Stat is the EPA site of all the activity published by the Agency in the Federal Register covering the period between calendar years 2005-2009. The site offers summary statistics using statistical data in the form of charts, tables and brief summary overviews to inform the public about the types of documents published annually.

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