What's New Combatting Lake Erie algae (7/7) To combat the growing threat of toxic and nuisance algae development in Lake Erie, the U.S. and Canada have committed, through the 2012 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, to develop revised binational phosphorus load reduction targets for Lake Erie by February, 2016.
Scott Walker signs bill banning microbeads Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (7/1) Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed legislation on Wednesday that bans manufacturers from using tiny plastic beads in products after studies showed they are turning up in the Great Lakes and other waterways.
Pollution from flood waters could threaten Great Lakes WBOI - Fort Wayne, IN (6/23) While recent flooding across the northwest Indiana region poses public safety concerns and inconveniences, it can also have a significant environmental impact, especially on the Great Lakes.
State bans personal care products with microbeads Lafayette Journal and Courier (6/23) Indiana is following in the footsteps of several other states, including New York and Illinois, by banning synthetic plastic microbeads in order to protect water resources.
Federal funds available to help farmers cut phosphorus leaching Batavia Daily News (6/23) Federal funds are now available to help farmers in three New York watersheds reduce the amount of phosphates leaching off their properties. The program is open to the Black Creek, Canaseraga Creek and Upper Genesee River watersheds.
Clean Air for Life Environmental Defense Relief from air pollution is within reach with the right tools. Learn about health effects, pollution solutions and more.
Enviro$en$e U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Enviro$en$e allows those implementing pollution prevention programs or developing research and development projects to benefit from the experience, progress, and knowledge of their peers.
Farm*A*Syst and Home*A*Syst U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency This voluntary program enables individuals to prevent pollution on farms, ranches and homes using confidential environmental assessments.
Great Lakes Pollution Prevention Roundtable Hazardous Waste Research and Information Center, Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources Supports pollution prevention through information sharing, issue discussion and program development among member organizations.
Great Lakes Pollution Prevention U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO) A report on the pollution prevention grant program in the Great Lakes basin.
Petroleum Environmental Cleanup Fund Wisconsin Department of Commerce (DOC) Reimburses owners for a portion of the cleanup costs of discharges from petroleum product storage systems and home heating oil systems.
Databases Permit Compliance System (PCS) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) PCS is a national computerized management information system that automates entry, updating, and retrieval of National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) data.
Pollution Prevention Request for Proposal Clearinghouse Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center The clearinghouse includes information on current and pending RFPs related to pollution prevention, as well as archives of all past solicitations that have appeared on the site.
Pollution Prevention Research Projects Database Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center Although PPRC is no longer adding new information to the Research Projects Database, it includes summaries of hundreds of P2 research projects conducted by dozens of organizations.
PollutionWatch PollutionWatch is an information source that allows the user to search for polluters in their area, obtain information about the health effects, and find out how they can help.
Technical Publications Database U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) The Techinfo database contains approximately 15,000 references related to pollution prevention and cleaner technologies.
Vendor Information Database U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) VendInfo is a searchable database of pollution prevention equipment and manufacturers in the United States.