Plastics blamed for many Great Lakes woes The Associated Press (5/28) About 80 percent of human-made debris found in the Great Lakes is plastic, ranging from tiny micro-beads found in cosmetics and clothing fibers to bottles and plastic wrap, scientists said Thursday during a meeting of Great Lakes scientists being held at the University of Vermont.
Support the 'I don't flush' campaign (4/27) Don't forget to visit GLIN's April Site of the Month, I don't flush, a public awareness campaign to keep our water free of pharmaceuticals. The clever, celebrity-supported campaign asks the public to return unused medications to the pharmacy as opposed to flushing them, or throwing them in the garbage.
International algae conference opens at BGSU The Toledo Blade (4/14) A major international algae conference is underway at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. The event is one of many that grew out of the algae-induced crisis that crippled Toledo’s water system last August.
Stabenow, Peters oppose Canadian nuke waste disposal plan The Associated Press (4/14) U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters of Michigan have introduced a resolution urging the Obama administration to fight a Canadian plan to bury nuclear waste underground less than a mile from Lake Huron.
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.