"What changed in the United States with Hurricane Katrina was a feeling that we have entered a period of consequences."
-- Al Gore
Cleanups in Kansas City, MO There are many things you can do to assist the cleanup effort which benefits greatly when communities and individuals get involved.
Listed below is a cleanup in Kansas City, MO.
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.
Gov. Henry seeks improved ride safety rules
Oklahoma City - To help preserve amusement ride safety at state and county fairs across Oklahoma, Gov. Brad Henry today asked the state Department of Labor to rewrite new rules governing the regulation of ride operators.
The governor disapproved the agency's first proposal today, saying ....
B.C. APPLAUDS MOVE BY PRESIDENT OBAMA ON AUTO EMISSIONS
VICTORIA - Environment Minister Barry Penner is applauding today's announcement by U.S. President Barack Obama's administration that it will reconsider allowing California and other states to set tougher tailpipe emission standards, saying this will help save drivers money in the future, ....