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Environmental Science Resources: Governments

description of library and internet resources useful for research in environmental topics

Environmental Information from the Government

PCGovernment agencies are major sources of environmental information. Laws, regulations, baseline studies, technical papers, consumer information—all these kinds of resources, and more, are produced by governments at all levels.

booksIn this page's righthand column, you'll find links to major websites within the main federal environmental agency, the EPA, and links to government-provided databases in the environment and energy. In this column there's a box with other important government links, followed by a box of links to Texas environmental agencies, and boxes with links to San Antonio government offices and regional water-related agencies.

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EPA: Environmental Protection Agency

EPAThe EPA has a vast web presence but offers various means of navigating it. For basic information check out their "Learn the Issues" tab. More detailed scientific information on a variety of subjects is under "Science and Technology." There's also an interactive map for finding information by geographic area. Some major subsidiary sites of EPA are:

Local Water Agencies & Issues

San Antonio & Bexar County

Other government sources

Databases in Energy & the Environment

Texas Environment/Weather

Research Guides & other resources