What's New Standards needed for heavy oil cleanup, U.S. Coast Guard says CBC (9/12) The U.S Coast Guard in Cleveland, Ohio, says more resources and better equipment are needed to be properly prepared to respond to a heavy oil spill in the Great Lakes region. Citizens Environment Alliance in Windsor agreed a more solid plan should be in place when dealing with potential heavy oil spills.
Plastic Waters: from the Great Lakes to the Oceans (9/4) What do the Great Lakes and a camelís stomach have in common? Find out at Plastic Waters, an exhibit that shows the harmful effects of plastic pollution on our lakes and oceans ó and some inspiring solutions that can sustain our waters.
Tackling the problem of ghost nets (8/29) Once "ghost nets" break free, they drift undeterred, buoyed, submerged and battered by the wild waters and shifting ice sheets of Lake Superior. Yet they continue to entrap fish, waterfowl and marine debris, even though no fishermen will now come to claim and clear them.
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.