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The American Farmland Trust provides a Farmland Information Library.
The NeighborWorks Net, by the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation, Neighborhood Housing Services of America and a national network of public and private partnerships, provides resources for community revitalization.
Public Technology Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the use of technology in cities and counties by elected officials and professional managers.
The U.S. Department of Energy's Industrial Technologies Program includes assessment and energy efficiency strategies.
The Federal Energy Management Program provides information and success stories on Energy-saving technologies, product energy-efficiency recommendations.
Managed and operated by the International City/County Management Association, the Local Government Environmental Assistance Network is a clearinghouse of environmental information for local government. It provides 24-hour access to regulatory and pollution prevention information, message boards, regulatory updates, grants and financing information.
Visit EPA's Climate Change web site for information on this topic.
WaterWiser is the American Water Works Association's Water Efficiency Clearinghouse.
There are several water quality monitoring guides on the US EPA's web
Estuaries: Volunteer Estuary Monitoring: A Methods Manual
Lakes: Volunteer Lake Monitoring: A Methods Manual
Streams: Volunteer Stream Monitoring: A Methods Manual
US EPA's Rapid Bioassessment Protocols For Use in Streams and Wadeable Rivers report gives information on using organisms for problem screening, site ranking, and trend monitoring of water quality.
The SOS Stream Study provides a method to determine the water quality of a stream based on the collection and identification of stream-bottom macroinvertebrates such as crayfish, mussels, aquatic snails, aquatic worms, and the larvae of aquatic insects.
The Water Librarians' Home Page is an unusually comprehensive list of resources for water scientists, engineers, and librarians.
The American Fisheries Society provides information on fish and wildlife consumption advisories in the US and Canada.
The North American Lake Management Society is a volunteer organization which protects lakes and reservoirs.
The International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives is an association of local governments dedicated to preventing and solving local, regional, and global environmental problems through local action.
Keep America Beautiful is a non-profit organization whose network of local, statewide and international affiliate programs educates individuals about litter prevention and ways to reduce, reuse, recycle and properly manage waste materials.
The Solid Waste Association of North America works to advance the practice of economically and environmentally sound solid waste management in North America.
Biodiversity and Conservation is a Hypertext Book by Peter J. Bryant on the value of biological diversity.
The The Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network provides greater and more useful access to biodiversity information.
The Fragile Fringe - A Guide for Teaching About Coastal Wetlands provides a basis from which a comprehensive study of coastal wetlands can be developed by teachers.
The Waste Water Engineering Virtual Library directs you to resources, trade organizations, government agencies, etc. dealing with waste water.
Coastlines, a publication of EPA's National Estuary Program, will bring you the latest news and information about estuaries, near-coastal waters, and the National Estuary Program.
Acid Deposition - This statement from the American Meteorological Society addresses the present state of knowledge and uncertainty about atmospheric aspects of the acid deposition (a.k.a. acid rain) phenomenon.
Growing Greener: Putting Conservation into Local Codes is a resource available through the Natural Lands Trust, Inc. Media, PA and the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
The Energy Yardstick: Using Place3's To Create Sustainable Communities [PDF, 160 pp., 2.58MB]. PLACE3S is an urban planning method designed to help communities discern an effective path toward sustainability. It is unique because it employs energy as a yardstick to measure the sustainability of urban design and growth management plans
EPA's National Library Network Program provides links to over 30 EPA libraries including regional and laboratory libraries as well as the Legislative Reference Library, the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Library and the Law Library.
The National Library for the Environment is a virtual library which includes reference sources such as the Environmental Yellow Pages, dictionaries and glossaries, a population and environmental database, briefing books, Congressional Research Service Reports, environmental laws and treaties and local environmental information. Especially useful is the picklist menu containing links for over fifty other environmental virtual libraries.
Center for Neighborhood Technology provides resources to help make urban communities sustainable.
Here is a very comprehensive "Guide to Internet Resources in Sustainable Development" complied at West Virginia University.
The Rural Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance Program. Rural Passenger Transportation Technical Assistance Program provides technical assistance for small communities of less than 50,000 people. The focus of the program is economic development.
The Transportation Action Network provides information on topics such as sprawl and its impact on aggressive driving.
The Smart Communities Network's Codes and Ordinances site contains a wide range of urban codes and ordinances that help create sustainable communities
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