and Federal Government
Bureau of Land Management (Fedl)- http://www.blm.gov/education/
The goal of the BLM's Environmental Education Program is to realize
healthier and more productive public lands through better educated citizens
who are willing to assist in solving complex environmental problems.
The program includes both a school-based component and a public education
and participation component.
Chesapeake Bay Program -
The Bay Program is a multigovernment, interstate partnership of state
and federal agencies working to improve water quality in the Chesapeake
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): http://www.epa.gov/
EPA implements the federal laws designed to promote public health
by protecting our
Nation's air, waters and soil from harmful pollution.
EPA Region III: http://www.epa.gov/region03/
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, EPA Region III office is responsible for
the implementation of federal environmental programs in Delaware, Maryland,
Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.
EPA Office of Water: http://www.epa.gov/OWOW/
The Office of Water is working with partners to protect America's water
resources including wetlands, oceans and watersheds.
EPA Adopt Your Watershed: http://www.epa.gov/adopt/
Links to a variety of watershed activities, including Fifteen Things You Can Do to Make a Difference in Your Watershed.
EPA Water Update:
This link is comprised of a bimonthly report of on going activities
in the EPA's
Office of Water, list contact information after each item.
EPA Office of Pesticide Programs: http://www.epa.gov/pesticides
The mission of the OPP is to protect public health and the environment
risks posed by pesticides and to promote safer means of pest control.
OPP seeks to educate consumers, as well as to keep
them informed about the risks of pesticides.
EPA Agricultural Center: http://www.epa.gov/agriculture/
The National Agricultural Compliance Assistance Center is the "first
information about environmental requirements that affect the agricultural
community. With the aid of this website and a variety of links, the
comprehensive easy to understand information about compliance..commonsense
flexible approaches that are both environmentally protective and agriculturally
Illinois Department of Natural Resources - http://www.dnr.state.il.us/mines/.
Links to various pages concerning llinois' abandoned wells reclamation program.
Michigan Dept of Environmental Quality - http://www.michigan.gov/deq
Our mission is to drive improvements in environmental quality for the protection of public health and natural resources to benefit current and future generations. This will be accomplished through effective administration of agency programs, providing for the use of innovative strategies, while helping to foster a strong and sustainable economy.
U. of Wisconsin, Cooperative Extenson Water Resources Publications
National Drinking Water Clearinghouse -
Assists small communities by collecting, developing, and providing timely
information relevant to drinking water issues.
On Tap magazine produced quarterly by the National Drinking Water Clearinghouse
National Small Flows Clearinghouse -
Funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Small
Flows Clearinghouse (NSFC) provides information about innovative, low-cost
wastewater treatments for small communities, those with populations
less than 10,000.
National Park Service - Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Programs
RTCA staff provide technical assistance to community groups and local, state, and federal government agencies so they can conserve rivers, preserve open space, and develop trails and greenways.
US Geological Survey Water Quality Data Warehouse http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/data
USGS Pennsylvania Page -
The Pennsylvania District of the USGS collects basic data and makes
interpretive investigations of Pennsylvania's water resources. This
Web page is intended to provide the general public with information
on USGS and with timely access to the data we collect.
USGS Current Streamflow Conditions in Pennsylvania
Water Quality Information Center (USDA's National Agricultural
Library) - http://www.nalusda.gov/wqic
A service of the National Agricultural Library, Agricultural Research
Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the University
of Maryland, providing access to information related to water resources