Environmental Links


Federal Sites

US Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Region 1 (ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT)

Region 2 (NY, NJ, PR, VI)

Region 3 (PA, DE, DC, MD, VA, WV)

Region 4 (KY, TN, NC, SC, MS, AL, GA, FL)

Region 5 (MN, WI, IL, MI, IN, OH)

Region 6 (NM, TX, OK, AR, LA)

Region 7 (NE, KS, IA, MO)

Region 8 (MT, ND, WY, SD, UT, CO)

Region 9 (CA, NV, AZ, HI)

Region 10 (WA, OR, ID, AK)

Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment (AFCEE)

Defense Technical Information Center, U.S. DOD DTIC provides information--records of planned, ongoing, or completed Defense-related research--to U.S. Government agencies and their contractors.

National Energy Information Administration Government data and statistics for the following: Petroleum * Natural Gas * Coal *Nuclear * Renewable * Electricity International * Energy Overview * End Use Consumption * Financial Information * Forecasts* State Energy Statistics

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Department of Transportation

OSHA Home Page The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America's workers.

DOE Environmental Management Page contains: Public Information, Regulatory Information, Waste Management, Environmental Restoration, Science & Technology, Nuclear Material & Facility Stabilization, Management & Evaluation.

USGS The U.S. Geological Survey Information about the U.S. Geological Survey, Contacts within USGS, Publications and Data, Fact Sheets, and Internet Resources.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) NOAA's mission is to describe and predict changes in the Earth's environment, and conserve and manage wisely the Nation's coastal and marine resources to ensure sustainable economic opportunities.

State Web Sites

US "clickable" map for all states (Great Reference) http://www.ehnr.state.nc.us/EHNR/files/usa.htm

Alabama DCNR

Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation     

Alaska Department of Natural Resources

State of Arizona Home Page

State of Arkansas Home Page

California Environmental Resources Evaluation System

California Air Resources Board

Cal/EPA Home Page

State of Colorado Home Page

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection

Deleware DNREC

Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources

Idaho State Home Page

Illnois EPA

State of Illinois Home Page

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Kentucky Department of Natural Resources

Louisiana Department of Natural Resources

Maine Department of Environmental Protection

Maryland Department of Agriculture

Maryland Department of the Environment

Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality

Michigan Environmental Law Page

Minnesota Home Page

Mississippi State Government Home Page

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Missouri Department of Environmental Quality

Montana State Home Page

Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

Nevada State Home Page

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services

New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

New Mexico Environment Department Home Page

New York State Home Page

North Carolina DEHNR

North Dakota Department of Health Home Page

Ohio EPA

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Ohio Low Level Radioactive Waste Facility Development Authority

Oklahoma Conservation Commission

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

Oregon On-Line

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

Pennsylvania DCNR

Rhode Island State Home Page

South Carolina DHEC

South Dakota DENR

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation

Texas Natural Resources Conservation Service Home Page

Utah DEQ Home Page

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources

Virginia DEQ http://www.deq.state.va.us/

Washington Department of Ecology

Washington Environmental Industry Association

West Virginia State Home Page

West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality



RCRIS Database  Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System (RCRIS) : Data used to track handler permit or closure status, compliance with Federal and State regulations, and cleanup activities, including hazardous waste generation and management data on over 450,000 facilities and transporters.

CERCLIS Database  Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Information System (CERCLIS) : Superfund data on hazardous waste site assessment and remediation, including data on active sites from point of discovery to listing on the National Priorities List through completion of remedial and response actions.

TRIS Database  Toxic Release Inventory System (TRIS) : Data about the release and transfer of more than 300 toxic chemicals and compounds by medium of reported by over 33,000 submitters.

PCS Database The Permit Compliance System (PCS) is a national computerized management information system that automates entry, updating, and retrieval of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) data and tracks permit issuance, permit limits and monitoring data, and other data pertaining to facilities regulated under NPDES. PCS records water-discharge permit data on more than 75,000 facilities nationwide.

RODS The Records Of Decision System. RODS provides the justification for the remedial action (treatment) chosen under the Superfund program. Additionally, RODS stores information on the technologies being used to clean up sites.

ATSDR's Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database:  HazDat, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry's Hazardous Substance Release/Health Effects Database, is the scientific and administrative database developed to provide access to information on the release of hazardous substances from Superfund sites or from emergency events and on the effects of hazardous substances on the health of human populations.

Hoover's Company Profiles: The capsules are your starting point for information on more than 10,000 of the largest public and private companies in the US and around the world.

EPA's Air Pollution Database:  AIRS is a computer-based repository of information about airborne pollution in the United States and various World Health Organization (WHO) member countries. AIRS is administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and runs on the IBM mainframe computer system at the EPA National Computer Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

Emergency Response Notification System (ERNS): The Emergency Response Notification System (ERNS) is a database used to store information on notifications of oil discharges and hazardous substances releases.

Chemical Substances Database  University of Virginia, EcoGopher is an ongoing project, developed for the purpose of facilitating access to environmental information.

Enviro-Net's MSDS Archive  Material Safety Data Sheet Index The ENVIRO-NET MSDS database is a mirror of the University of Utah MSDS database.

Industry Publications

Engineering News Record

Pollution Engineering Magazine

National Drillers Magazine

Water Technology

Waste Age

Pumps and Systems

Recycling Today

Environmental Industry Resources

Enviro-Net Digital Resources for Environmental Professionals. Including: News Updates, Technical Resources, Environmental Regulations, Marketplace.

Enviro$en$e Pollution Prevention Programs in the United States, Technical Resources and Development, and Solvent Substitution Data System.

Envirofacts Relational database that integrates five EPA database systems. Good jumping point to CERCLIS, RCRIS, TRIS, PCS, & AIRS.

GNET The Global Network of Environment & Technology (GNET) uses communications and information technology to bring together the information, resources and people that shape the environment and technology marketplace. More than an information archive, GNET provides services to enhance your efforts to communicate, exchange information, and conduct business.

Directory of Environmental Resources on the Internet The Directory of Environmental Resources on the Internet provides listings and links to useful on-line resources pertaining to environmental issues. While the Directory is primarily intended for environmental professionals, most anybody with an interest in the environment will find it useful. This Directory provides information on public agencies, private companies, other organizations, environmental software, legislation, and activities.

Environmental Indicators Home Page Information on environmental indicators as seen by EPA.

(bad link)Environmental Industry Web Site The Environmental Industry Web Site provides a collection of resources for the environmental industry.

Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Research Center  The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Research Center (PPRC) is a nonprofit organization that was created on the recommendation of the Pacific Northwest Hazardous Waste Advisory Council, a group of representatives from industry, public interest groups, academia and other Northwest stakeholders appointed by the governors of the Northwest states to discuss hazardous waste management in the region. The Council realized that by preventing pollution; eliminating or minimizing the release of waste into the air, land and water before it occurs; there is less to recycle, treat or dispose of in a landfill, and that preventing pollution at the source through process changes, materials substitution or other methods must be a top priority in order to break the cycle of shifting releases from one environmental medium to another.


American Association of Petroleum Geologists

American Geological Institute

American Groundwater Trust

American Institute of Hydrology

American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

American Water Works Association

Association of California Water Agencies

Association of Engineering Geologists

Association of State Wetland Managers

California Groundwater Association

Earthquake Engineering Research Institute

Floodplain Management Association

Groundwater Resources Association of California

International Association of Hydrogeologists

National Drillers Association

National Ground Water Association (NGWA)

North American Lake Management Society

San Diego Association of Geologists

Society of Ecological Restoration

Society of Petroleum Engineers

Society of Wetland Scientists (SWS)

The Geological Society of America

The Groundwater Foundation

Water Environment Federation (WEF)

Copyright © 2011 W.Richard Laton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Hydrogeology

California State University, Fullerton

Department of Geological Sciences

(657) 278-7514