Environment & Environmental Justice

Environmental Justice Policies and Resources

A directory of environmental justice policies and online resources, provided by Environmental Defense.

Environmental Justice Resources: Links & Tools

A list of Internet sites covering environmental justice issues, provided by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation.

Environmental Working Group

The non-profit EWG researches topics such as toxics, agriculture, natural resources and energy choices to provide useful resources to consumers and to promote federal policies that protect our resources.

EPA: Environmental Justice

Find information here on the EPA’s EJ grants and programs.

IRIS (Integrated Risk Information System)

A U.S. EPA database of human health effects that may result from exposure to substances found in the environment.

Natural Resources Defense Council

The NRDC works to solve a variety of environmental issues, including those reslated to health, environmental justice, air and recycling. They make a lot of information on these topics available on their website.

Prevention through Design: Green, Safe and Healthy Jobs

NIOSH provides an overview and background information on this topic.

Rachel’s Democracy and Health News

Environmental justice news and resources.

Science and Environmental Health Network: Precautionary Principle

Gives an overview of the precautionary principle, publishes The Precautionary Reporter and archives many essays on this topic.

Scorecard

Information about environmental pollution. Includes tools to find pollution data about your own town or neighborhood. Site is sponsored by Environmental Defense.

Toxnet

A one-stop way to search several National Library of Medicine databases on toxicology, environmental health, hazardous chemicals and toxic releases all at once.