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Geothermal Resources part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This National Park Service web page provides a summary of the geothermal resources in Yellowstone National Park, which is home to the largest geyser field in the world. The page describes the ways in ...

Potential Groundwater Drawdown and Recovery from Coalbed Methane Development in the Powder River Basin, Montana part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 58-page PDF document from the US Bureau of Land Management assesses the potential impacts of coalbed methane development on water resources in Montana's Powder River Basin. The study explores ...

Water Classifications and Rights part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This 40-page PDF document is a chapter from a book on coalbed methane. This chapter presents a summary of general water planning issues, including water classifications and water rights as they ...

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Reclamation of the Zortman and Landusky Mines. part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for reclamation of the Zortman and Landusky Mines in north central Montana. The purpose of this document is to present several ...

De-coding Cyanide: An Assessment of Gaps in Cyanide Regulation at Mines part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This paper presents comments on environmental issues surrounding cyanide use in the metal mining industry, with emphasis on the various cyanide-leach processes used to extract gold and silver. ...

More Cyanide Uncertainties: Lessons from the Baia Mare, Romania Spill-Water Quality and Politics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This paper describes the risks associated with the use of cyanide in modern mining and asserts that governments and mining companies have not adequately addressed this growing environmental problem. ...

Idaho Department of Water Resources Website part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides links to investigate the water resources of Idaho including information on water management, forms/rules/statutes, on-line data, water information, geographic information, water ...

Ecological Footprint Calculators part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains interactive calculators for determining various environmental impacts. The site includes more than 15 different calculators to determine greenhouse gas emissions, ecological ...

Ecological Footprint Quiz part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Ecological Footprint Quiz asks 15 questions about food, housing, transportation and waste production. The results of the quiz provide an estimate of how much productive land and water are ...

United Nations Environment Programme part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This program seeks to provide leadership and encourages partnership in caring for the environment by informing and enabling nations and peoples to improve their quality of life without compromising ...

United Nations Environment Programme; Resources for Scientists part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides information on the state of the planet's natural resources and sustainable development. The site highlights scientific assessment and global monitoring efforts that are currently ...

Summaries of Environmental Laws Administered by the EPA part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains the text of US environmental legislation such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, Superfund, the National Environmental Policy Act, and others. This site was last updated ...

US Fish and Wildlife Service - Division of Habitat and Resource Conservation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features information related to environmental procedures and policy that is used by the Fish and Wildlife Service in their preparation and review of environmental documents. The actual ...

Almanac of Policy Issues: Environment part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection provides balanced information on major U.S. public policy issues concerning the environment. Topics include air quality, energy, global warming, hazardous waste, land use, recycling, ...

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site provides information on rules, policy and legislation, permits, enforcement, and environmental quality in Texas. The site also features links to hot topics, featured programs and projects, ...

Pilot 2006 Environmental Performance Index part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides environmental data and summaries that compare 133 countries along 16 environmental policy criteria. Categories include air quality, water resources, environmental health, ...

Washington State Department of Ecology part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains information, reports, data and policies about environmental issues in the state of Washington. Topics include soil contamination, hazardous and solid waste management, the ...

North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website focuses on the regulatory programs used to preserve and protect North Carolina's natural resources. This program administers regulatory programs designed to protect air quality, water ...

Montana Department of Environmental Quality part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website features environmental information including rules and regulations, enforcement, press releases, legal notices, environmental impact statements, environmental assessments, and air ...

State Environmental Resource Center part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website provides information on Wisconsin environmental policies and assembles information and tools to help legislators make decisions on environmental issues. The State Environmental Resource ...

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