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Environmental Management (Graduate): U.S. Government Resources

U.S. Government Resources

Find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets.

The mission of the Office of Environmental Management (EM) is to complete the safe cleanup of the environmental legacy brought about from five decades of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy research. Explore news, services, and information on cleanup sites including maps.

This government agency was established to protect human health and the environment. Explore the Environmental Topics and Laws & Regulations tabs to learn about environmental issues including: air, chemicals and toxins, climate change, emergencies, green living, health and safety, land and cleanup, pesticides, waste and water.

FEMA’s mission is to build, sustain, and improve the capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.

The NHC is a center of the National Weather Service that issues watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous tropical weather. Includes satellite and radar images, information on hurricane awareness, and historical storm-related data.

Search, retrieve, download, print, and order EPA technical, scientific, and educational materials from this site.

With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Click on the News & Publications tab and then Publications to download a broad range of open access PDFs on OSHA topics and link to the OSHA newsletter.

The Department of Energy multimedia in physics, chemistry, materials, biology, environmental cleanup, energy technologies and renewable energy.

The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of ecosystems and environment, natural hazards, natural resources, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help provide timely, relevant, and useable information.

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