"We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do."
-- Barbara Ward
Cleanups in Hattiesburg, MS 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.
Governor Lynch, Local Retailers Remind Massachusetts Shoppers New Hampshire is Sales Tax Free 365 Days a Year CONCORD - Governor John Lynch today joined local retailers and business owners to remind Massachusetts residents that they don't have to restrict their shopping to Massachusetts' two-day "sales tax holiday" because they can shop tax-free in New Hampshire 365 days a year.
Utah Supports Regional Cap-and-Trade Plan
to Reduce Greenhouse Gases
Salt Lake City, Utah - The State of Utah joins other Western states and Canadian provinces in unveiling a plan today for a market-based cap-and-trade program as a major tool to meet a regional goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.