You can learn more about environmental issues, chemical safety programs, community right-to-know, emergency preparedness, emergency planning and local emergency planning committees through the following links:
Look no further for chemical industry views on political, health and environmental issues. And if you don't know about the industry's Responsible Care® program, this is the place to learn. The voluntary program requires ACC member companies to improve their management of chemicals in a way that's safe and responsive to the public. An easy-to-navigate site full of information.
Emergency management professionals will find resources galore at this Cyberspace address. There's a Virtual Forum featuring a topic of the month; Virtual Library featuring links to other sites and a place for users to share their own publications; A Virtual Classroom that provides links to educational and training program material, and the Technology Arena that has links to information about emergency management and disaster response technologies. It's all brought to you by FEMA and the International Association of Emergency Managers.
This LEPC for Kanawha and Putnam counties, WV, has packed a lot of information into its Web site. Looking for an example of an emergency response plan? You can find it here. Ditto for a list of terms and acronyms, risk management program and monthly meeting information.
Newsy. That's the way to describe the opening page of the Safety Board's site. You'll find summaries of major Board activities, including investigations. If you want the full story, you're just a click away. You'll also find out about jobs at the Board, information about conferences and meetings and how Y2K could affect the chemical industry.
Everything you ever wanted to know about risk management planning is right here. For example, you can pick up some information about hazardous chemicals, including Material Safety Data Sheets. Need a list of address for LEPCs or SERCs? You'll find them here. There's also a calendar of upcoming CEPPO events. Try it. You'll like it.
There's something for everyone here: kids, students, teachers/ concerned citizens, researchers & scientists, small business, industry and surfers with state/local/trial interests. There's plenty, too, about the EPA's projects and programs, databases and software, publications, and money matters. This is the granddaddy of EPA sites.
This is the address for everything related to the environment in West Virginia, including air and water quality, mining, land reclamation, and restoration. The mapping and database files are useful. With an interactive mapping tool, you can create customized maps showing environmental activity in your own neighborhood. There's also information about oil and gas well production, mining permits and coal NPDES permits.