"What changed in the United States with Hurricane Katrina was a feeling that we have entered a period of consequences."
-- Al Gore
Cleanups in Wood River, IL There are many things you can do to assist the cleanup effort which benefits greatly when communities and individuals get involved.
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EPA's Brownfields Program works in all 50 states and U.S. territories. Through its 10 Regional offices across the country, EPA makes brownfields information, assistance, and grant funding available regardless of location.
Federal Facility Site Information
Regional Emergency Management
Emergency management activities are coordinated between local organizations (including local fire departments), the ten EPA regional offices, and EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Information (RCRAInfo)
Hazardous waste information is contained in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Information (RCRAInfo), a national program management and inventory system about hazardous waste handlers.
National Response Center
Spills of oil, gas, pipeline liquids and hazardous substances. The National Response System (NRS) is the government's mechanism for emergency response to discharges of oil and the release of chemicals into the navigable waters or environment of the United States and its territories.
Granholm Says Michigan's Auto Industry Helping Lead Green Industrial Revolution
LANSING - In this week's radio address, Governor Jennifer M. Granholm today said Michigan's auto industry is helping lead a green industrial revolution, and she cited examples from General Motors, Ford and Chrysler. The governor's comments come on the same day the new General Motors company was announced.
Agreement Signed to Speed Wind Power Development, Establish Process to Protect Natural Resources
Columbus, Ohio - Governor Ted Strickland signed an agreement Tuesday at the American Wind Energy Association's annual conference in Chicago that will speed the development of wind power generation while establishing reasonable safeguards for the conservation of Ohio's natural resources. ....