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Local Environmental Groups
Federal Government Information
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Official Website for the US Environmental Protection Agency
Office of the Federal Environmental Executive
The Office of the Federal Environmental Executive is responsible for promoting sustainability and environmental stewardship throughout Federal government operations
United States Census Bureau
The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy
The home of the U.S. Government’s open data
Here you will find data, tools, and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.
Selected EPA Resources
EPA efforts in the area of sustainability practices and approaches include labeling green products and promoting green chemistry and engineering, managing materials rather than creating waste, using green infrastructure to manage storm water runoff, and supporting the sustainable design of communities.
Providing the public national air quality information and real-time AQI conditions for over 300 cities across the US.
Cars and Light Trucks
Information on controlling emissions from these vehicles that includes regulations, fuel economy, vehicle standards and more.
"A searchable database of EPA science activities and scientific and technical products conducted by EPA and through EPA-funded assistance agreements. Science Inventory records provide descriptions of the activity or product, contact information, and links to available printed material or Web sites."
Non-Profit and other NGO's
The Nature Conservancy
"The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working around the world to protect ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people."
Following the work and news from non profit organizations and other non-governmental organizations is a good way to stay abreast on emerging environmental issues and get involved.
"Founded by legendary conservationist John Muir in 1892, the Sierra Club is now the nation's largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization -- with more than two million members and supporters"
The Trust for Public Land
"The Trust for Public Land works to protect the places people care about and to create close-to-home parks—particularly in and near cities, where 85 percent of Americans live. Our goal is to ensure that every child has easy access to a safe place to play in nature."
"Building upon a strong foundation of science, partnership and field demonstration, CI empowers societies to responsibly and sustainably care for nature, our global biodiversity, for the well-being of humanity."
National Wildlife Federation
"National Wildlife Federation is a voice for wildlife, dedicated to protecting wildlife and habitat and inspiring the future generation of conservationists."
Pew Charitable Trusts
The aim of Pew’s environmental initiatives is to strengthen policies and practices in ways that produce significant and measurable protection for terrestrial and marine systems worldwide
Conservation Law Foundation
Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) is a nonprofit, member-supported organization that works in four program areas: Clean Energy and Climate Change, Clean Water and Healthy Forests, Ocean Conservation and Healthy Communities and Environmental Justice.