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Useful Science

Acid Mine Drainage

Climate Change


Human Health

Mine Reclamation

  • is the EPA’s website about contaminated site clean-up information.  Although the website is very technical, it has information about mine site monitoring, remediation technologies, specific contaminants, and government clean-up and remediation programs.


  • The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry maintains a database of information about toxic substances.  It contains fact sheets and other information.
  • EPA’S Toxics Release Inventory is a database containing data on disposal or other releases of over 650 toxic chemicals from thousands of U.S. facilities and information about how facilities manage those chemicals through recycling, energy recovery, and treatment.
  • Toxipedia is a free toxicology encyclopedia offering articles and resources about toxic chemicals (such as pesticides and endocrine disruptors), health conditions, ethical considerations, the history of toxicology, laws and regulation, and more.

Water Quality


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