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Government Documents on the Environment: Legal and Regulatory

Government Documents on the Environment


Legal and Regulatory Information Sources

Federal and state laws, regulations, and court decisions are important sources of environmental information. Examples of these sources found in HSSE Library include:

GovInfo (Provides access to federal legal, legislative, and regulatory information sources.)

US Government Manual (Includes names of major U.S. Government officials)

NexisUni  Federal court case opinions from 1789-present and state court case opinions from the year the state entered the Union

Slip Laws (Text of laws as passed by Congress and signed by the President

U.S. Statutes at Large 1951-2014

United States Cod(Text of U.S. laws esp. Titles 16, 30, 33, 42-43

United States Reports (U.S. Supreme Court opinions) and HERE

Filings, Procedures, Orders, & Decisions of EPA Administrative Law Judges

Federal Register

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)(Title 40) (Comment on proposed federal regulations)

How to comment on

Indiana Code (Indiana state laws) Titles 13-14

Indiana Administrative Code (Regulations enforcing Indiana State laws)(Titles 312, 315, 318, 320 etc.)

Indiana Register (Proposed and newly adopted Indiana state regulations)





Subject Specialist

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Bert Chapman
(765) 494-2837

Fax: (765) 494-9007