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PHIL 290 Environmental Ethics: U.S. Government Information

Provides access to information resources dealing with environmental ethics for a course taught by Reyes Espinoza.

U.S. Government Information

Numerous U.S. Government information resources provide information on governmental environmental policy which frequently intersects with environmental ethical concerns.  Examples include:

Catalog of Government Publications (This U.S. Government Publishing Office database provides links to many U.S. Government publications from 1976 and earlier to the present.

Environmental Protection Agency (Primary U.S. Government environmental policy agency.  Covers a variety of topics including clean air,

chemicals,  state and local environmental data,  greener living, health, water, land, waste, and cleanup,  

recycling, and climate change

Natural Resources Conservation Service (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture agency focusing on soil conservation)

Congressional Research Service (Library of Congress organization preparing unbiased reports on public policy issues)

House Energy & Commerce Committee (Rep. Susan Brooks (R-IN) is a member of this committee

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (Interior Dept. agency responsible for managing fish and wildlife refuges, the Duck Stamp program,  and administering U.S. Government endangered species programs.  Indiana's national wildlife refuges include Big Oaks (Madison). Muscatatuck (Seymour), and Patoka River (Oakland City)

House Natural Resources Committee

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Senate Environment & Public Works Committee (Senator Mike Braun (R-IN) is a member of this committee)

Congressional committees are responsible for approving new environmental legislation and revising existing environmental legislation, funding environmental programs, and conducting oversight of these programs performance.