Governmental Agencies

U.S. EPA Region 9
The EPA region that includes California

California Environmental Protection Agency
The agency implementing California environmental policy

The California underground storage tank reimbursement fund

California Coastal Commission
Friend or Foe?

South Coast Air Quality
Management District

Orange County Health Care Agency

Orange County Sanitation District
Orange County Sanitation District

Santa Ana Water Board
California Water Quality Control Board - Santa Ana Region

Los Angeles Water Board
California Water Quality Control Board- Los Angeles Region

Department of Agriculture
EPA - Air Programs
EPA - Chemical Fact Sheets (Office of Pollution Prevention & Toxics)
EPA - Emissions Inventories (Technology Transfer Network, Clearinghouse)
EPA - Home
EPA - Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse
EPA - Toxics Release Inventory
EPA - Wastewater Management
EPA - Water Resource Center
Government Printing Office                                          
Library of Congress                                                        
Occupational Safety & Health Administration

Environmental Technical Information

Code of Federal Regulations

U.S. Code Search
United States laws - the source of the regulations

The Code of Federal Regulations
Implementing the United States code

California Legislative Information
The source for California law

A great site covering all aspects of the California Environmental Quality Act

State of California database of data and information from LUST and other environmental sites.

Test Methods: SW-846 on-line
Detailed information on EPA-approved laboratory test methods

California Drinking Water Standards
The source for California drinking water contaminate level guidelines

USEPA Preliminary Remediation Goals
Risk-based soil cleanup guidelines

OSHA - PELs - US Department of Labor Permissible Exposure Limits
For worker safety

Abbreviations of Chemical Compounds
Environmental Organization Web Directory
International Programme on Chemical Safety
Scientific and Engineering Societies (International)
Periodic Table of Elements 1
Periodic Table of Elements 2

Earth Science Organizations

Geological Society of America
Professional Geologists Association

The American Association of  Petroleum Geologists

US Geological Survey
A great wealth of geological information

National Ground Water Association
A great source for information regarding groundwater contamination, evaluation, and clean up

The British Geomorphological Research Group

American Geological Institute

California Geological Survey

The American Quaternary Association

Air and Waste Management Association
American Chemical Society
American Chemistry Council formerly known as Chemical Manufacturer's Association
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
American National Standards Institute
American Society for Testing Materials
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Society of Safety Engineers
American Vacuum Society
Association of Local Air Pollution Control Officials
California Air Pollution Control Officers Association
California Waste Association
Environmental Professional
European Chemical Industry Council
Factory Mutual
Institute of Chemical Engineers
International Standards Organization
National Association of Corrosion Engineers International
National Association of Environmental Professionals
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
National Institute of Standards
Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association
Water Environment Federation       

Miscellaneous Sites of Interest

Cornell Department of EHS
Dow Chemical
Interactive Learning Paradigms
Merck ChemDAT
University of Akron Department of Chemistry

Disney Environmental Stewardship
The Walt Disney Company's environmental stewardship and environmental awareness program

California Elephant Seals
See elephant seals up close in their natural habitat by Hearst Castle

Museum of Unworkable Devices
An interesting survey of various unworkable devices through history, principally perpetual motion machines

Environmental Legal Blogs
Developments in environmental law