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Brownfields - The Brownfields site provides information about brownfields sites and cleanup and reuse challenges and liabilities. It will showcase activities and accomplishments and provide info on funding opportunities and collaboration in brownfields redevelopment. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

Brownfields Technology Support Center - Assures that decision makers are aware of the full range of technologies available to cleanup contaminated facilities [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Technology Innovation Office (TIO)]

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Clean Up Technologices - Characterization and treatment technologies for the hazardous waste remediation community. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

Cleanups - Cleaning Up Our Land, Water and Air - Cleanup programs to assess and, where necessary, clean up contaminated sites [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

Corrective Action - Home page for RCRA Corrective Action - Hazardous Waste Cleanup Program. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

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Earth Day: Selected Resources - Science Reference Guide - Finding guide from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Section [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Field Analytic Technologies Encyclopedia (FATE) - Technological advances over the past decade have created a whole new set of tools to improve site cleanup and long-term monitoring. Computerization, microfabrication, and biotechnology permit the development of analytical equipment that has capabilities that blur the distinction between [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Technology Innovation and Field Services Division]

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Genetic and Ecological Studies of Animals in Chernobyl and Fukushima - Dr. Timothy Mousseau - Webcast of a presentation at the Library of Congress [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Hanford Site Administrative Record and Public Information Repository - A searchable comprehensive collection of administrative records for a final decision for remedial action or hazardous waste management of the Department (DOE) of Energy Hanford Richland Washington Site and a public information repository. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Richland Operations Office (RL)]

Health Risks of Atomic Bomb Exposure - Webcast of a presentation by Human geneticist William Jack Schull, outlining the health effects of exposure to atomic bomb radiation. [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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National Public Lands Day - National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest hands-on volunteer effort to improve and enhance the public lands Americans enjoy. [Multiple agencies involved]

Natural Disasters: A Guide to Selected Resources - Science Reference Guide - A finding guide from the Library of Congress, Science Reference Services [U.S. Library of Congress (LOC)]

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Office of Legacy Management Site Documents - Provides access to a collection of legacy documents from 44 historical sites from 1970 forward, a collection of uranium historical documents and an interactive sites map. [U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Legacy Management (LM)]

Ohmsett National Oil Spill Response Test Facility - A research center- to test oil spill containment/clean-up equipment and techniques, to test new designs in response equipment, and to conduct training with actual oil spill response technologies [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI)]

Oil Spill Response - Maps, updates, imagery, data, and other details related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, 2010. [U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)]

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Queens University Center of Excellence for Environmental Research (QUESTOR) - Looks at the basic science underlying improved methods of effluent treatment, clean technology, life cycle assessment, environmental management systems, computer models, land remediation, and environmental communications [U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers (IUCRC)]

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Superfund Cleanup Process - Provides information and links on Superfund cleanup procedure [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

Superfund Program - Information about federal government's program to clean up the nation's uncontrolled hazardous waste sites [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

Surface Water Contamination - Surface water pollution occurs when hazardous substances come into contact and either dissolve or physically mix with the water. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

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Understanding, Managing, and Applying for EPA Grants - Every year, EPA awards over $4 billion in funding for grants and other assistance agreements. From small non-profit organizations to large state governments, EPA works to help many visionary organizations achieve their environmental goals. With countless success stories over the years, EPA grants remain a chief tool in the advancement of human health and the environment. [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development]