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View Resource 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.
View Resource CDC: Environmental Health Services

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has developed this website to promulgate the diverse set of materials that have been created in order to inform the general public about environmental health. As the statement on the main page notes: "Environmental Health at CDC strives to promote health and quality of life by preventing or controlling those diseases or deaths that result from interactions...
View Resource National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Located in Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is one of 27 research institutes and centers that make up the National Institutes of Health. The basic goal of the NIEHS is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote better lives. The Recently Published Research area is a great place to start, followed by...
View Resource EPA: RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) Online

The RCRA (Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) "online database is designed to enable users to locate documents, including publications and other outreach materials, that cover a wide range of RCRA issues and topics." Users have three search options: Topics, Full Text, or Advanced searches. For those having trouble finding needed materials, the website offers a handy two-page reference guide....
View Resource Environmental Health Risk Assessment

It's always great to learn about an interesting new resource for teaching college students about environmental health, and this one is quite handy. Created as part of the Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College, the Environmental Health Risk Assessment site helps instructors and students "locate and use some of the numerous health-related tools and databases that can be found on the...

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View Resource Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Environmental Health

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a wide range of materials at its disposal, and does a great job of bringing these resources to the general public, journalists, and fellow scientists. This particular section of the fine CDC site brings together items related to environmental health. The items are arranged chronologically and date back to October 2011. The fact sheets,...

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View Resource American Indian Environmental Office Tribal Portal

Based within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the American Indian Environmental Office (AIEO) works to protect human health and the environment of federally recognized tribes by supporting implementation of federal environmental laws. The materials on the site are divided into different areas, including Consultation, Indian Policies, Maps & Data, and Tribal Calendar. Visitors will enjoy...