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The United States Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announce the availability of a WWW server providing Public Access to the EPA's Public Information.
The Changing Nature of Environmental and Public Health Protection: An Annual Report on Reinvention

The US Environmental Protection Agency has released this 1997 annual report on "reinventing environmental protection." Included in the report are fact sheets, statistical tables, graphics, and full text explaining "some of the most significant changes that are taking place in environmental protection" and the practical implications for businesses, communities and individuals.
Carbon Sequestration: State of the Science

The US Department of Energy has released this report (.pdf format) entitled Carbon Sequestration: State of the Science. Divided into nine sections, the report covers separation and capture of carbon dioxide, carbon sequestration in terrestrial ecosystems, ocean sequestration, carbon sequestration in geological formations, and advanced chemical and biological approaches to sequestration. Heavy on...
American Chemical Society: Green Chemistry Institute

Seeking to eliminate the use and production of hazardous substances, "The Green Chemistry Institute (GCI) was founded as an independent, nonprofit organization in 1997 to promote green chemistry through research, education, information dissemination, conferences and symposia." At this web site, visitors will find all sorts of information on meetings, news, conferences, and various educational...
Appalachian Voices

What source of pollution threatens Appalachia more than any other? Coal mining. The website of Appalachian Voices (AV) showcases an award-winning non-profit organization that aims to reduce the impacts of coal on "the land, air and water of central and southern Appalachia." The organization "empower[s] people to defend [the] region's rich natural and cultural heritage by providing them with tools...