Selected U.S., Foreign, and International Government Organization Environmental Agencies
Access UN (Purdue Users Only)
Feb. 7, 2017 Army announcement of action on Dakota Access Pipeline
Watch (starting at 14:02:50 after clicking on #3 Question Time) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull denounce energy shortages in the state of South Australia due to renewable energy policies of that state's Labour Party Government on February 9, 2017. The 41 degrees Celsius referenced in Turnbull's comments is nearly 106 degrees Fahrenheit.
John Bates (Former National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Scientists February 4, 2017 posting critical of NOAA climate data archiving practices. Climate Etc. blog hosted by retired Georgia Tech University climate scientist Judith Curry which is critical of many aspects of the climate science debate.
Federal Register (U.S. Govt. publication listing proposed federal agency regulations, newly adopted federal agency regulations, presidential executive orders, and announcements of federal agency meetings.) regulations.gov/ (Comment on proposed federal regulations.) The complete text of federal regulations agencies use to enforce laws can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) broken into 50 different titles or subject areas. Most environmental regulations are in Title 40.
Feb. 28, 2017 Presidential Executive Order repealing Waters of the United States rule. Will be published in the Federal Register soon.
Foreign Governments (Courtesy-Purdue Libraries)
Germany Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building, & Nuclear Safety
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Government Gazettes Online (Courtesy-University of Michigan Libraries)
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
United Kingdom Dept. for the Environment, Food, & Rural Affairs
United Nations Environment Programme (United Nations principal environmental policymaking organization.)
United Nations Treaty Collection
EPA Ecycling Resources
U.S. Energy Information Administration International Energy
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service CITES Activities
U.S. Geological Survey Foreign Countries Mineral Information
Keystone XL Pipeline Project (Dept. of State documents covering proposed construction of 1,700 mile pipeline to transport crude oil from Alberta, Canada to Oklahoma & Texas delivery points.)
Jan. 24, 2017 Presidential Memorandum on Keystone Pipeline Construction
Senate Foreign Relations Committee January 11, 1017 confirmation hearing on Rex Tillerson nomination, this committee's January 23, 2017 vote, and January 30, 2017 Congressional Record debate and vote.(See pp. S465-S469) CSPAN webcast of this debate. Begins approximately 2 hours & 30 minutes into this webcast. Office of Government Ethics Ethics Agreement and Form 278 Public Financial Disclosure
State Dept. Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, & Labor (Produces annual reports on country human rights and religious freedom conditions)
U.S. Congress House Committee on Energy & Commerce (Has an environmental subcommittee. Rep. Larry Buschon (R-IN) is a member of this committee.)
Pruitt's responses to post-hearing questions by Senate Environment & Public Works Committee Democrats.
Congressional Budget Office legislative cost estimates. Legislation reported by congressional committees require cost estimates by this congressional support agency.
GovInfo (Provides access to U.S. Government legal, legislative, and regulatory information resources including the Code of Federal Regulations.
Professor Bert Chapman
Government Information, Political Science, & Economics Librarian