Digging into Environmental Data

Number 1842
Subject Environment
Source Robert McClure
Affiliation Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Year 2003
Summary Water pollution is not always evident to the naked eye. The damage "happens out of sight, underwater." This tipsheet provides a list of websites and databases that can "help track down polluters and show whether regulatory agencies are protecting the public and environment." Includes sites dealing with historic pollution such as sediment analysis and information on the cleanup of polluted sites, as well as sources for current pollution information through EPA and other databases. Several environmental groups to consult also provided.
Tags environment; cleanup; pollution; sediments; polluted site cleanup; national pollutant discharge elimination system; NPDES; EPA; toxic release inventory; stormwater; contamination; marine life
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Panelists David Helvarg; Russell Clemings; Ken McCall