100 Top Pollution Sites
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- Friends of the Earth x
Friends of the Earth is a non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to protecting the planet from environmental degradation.
- Clean Air Council x
A member supported, non-profit environmental organization dedicated to protecting Pennsylvanians' right to clean air.
- Environmental Defense x
Environmental Defense is a not-for-profit environmental advocacy group with four main goals: (1)Stabilizing the Earth's climate, (2) Safeguarding the world's oceans, (3) Protecting human health, and (4) Defending and restoring bio diversity.
- Scorecard x
Scorecard combines data from over 200 different state and federal databases to profile local environmental problems and the health effects of toxic chemicals.
- Pollution.com x
The latest nuclear power and pollution news.
- EPA: Office of Wetlands, Oceans and Watersheds x
OWOW provides tons of information to raise public awareness and encourage involvement in water quality issues.
- Clean Up Australia x
A very successful Australian organization that works to cleanup environmental pollution and to teach citizens how to lead greener lives.
- Worldwatch Institute x
Worldwatch is dedicated to fostering the evolution of a society in which human needs are met in ways that do not threaten the health of the natural environment.
- Greening Industry x
New ideas in pollution prevention.
- EPA: Acid Rain Program x
The goal of the Acid Rain Program is to significantly reduce electric utilities emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides, the pollutants responsible for acid deposition.
- EPA: Water Management Division x
Includes fact sheets, tips, definitions of key terms, state-by-state quality reports and more.
- Greenpeace: Ozone Crisis x
Details Greenpeace's "Protect the Ozone Layer" campaign and up-to-date news and resources.
- Toxics Release Inventory x
EPA's guide to toxic chemicals that are being used, manufactured, treated, transported and released into the environment.
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration x
NOAA guides our use and protection of ocean and coastal resources and conducts research to improve our understanding and stewardship of the environment which sustains us all.
- Union of Concerned Scientists x
The Union of Concerned Scientists works to ensure that all people have clean air and energy, as well as safe and sufficient food.
- Enviro$en$e x
Single repository for pollution prevention, compliance assurance, and enforcement information and data bases.
- Save Our Seas x
The mission of SOS is to preserve, protect and restore the world's oceans for the future of all life forms on the planet.
- The Nature Conservancy x
The Nature Conservancy purchases and protects millions of acres of threatened natural habitats.
- Capitol Reports/ Environmental News Link x
Provides environmental news and research aids on a number of issues, from pollution to climate change.
- Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine x
One of the nation's oldest and foremost centers for research into the health effects of environmental pollution.
- Climate Institute x
The Climate Institute works to protect the balance between climate and life on earth by facilitating the dialogue among scientists, policy makers, business executives and citizens.
- Clean Water Action x
A national citizens' organization working for clean, safe and affordable water and the prevention of health-threatening pollution.
- The Southwest Network for Zero Waste x
This web site will provide you with tools and resources to help you identify money saving options to reduce pollution.
- Environmental News Network x
ENN covers breaking environmental news, including pollution issues.
- EPA: Office of Transportation and Air Quality x
Protecting public health and the environment by controlling air pollution from motor vehicles, fuels, and nonroad equipment, and by encouraging travel choices that minimize emissions.
- Environmental Working Group x
A leading content provider for public interest groups and concerned citizens who are campaigning to protect the environment.
- GREEN: Global Rivers Environmental Education Network x
An innovative, action-oriented approach to education, based on an interdisciplinary watershed education model.
- NIPR--New Ideas in Pollution Regulation x
A site for researchers, government officials, and citizens interested in understanding and improving control of industrial pollution, especially in developing countries.
- Living on Earth x
This weekly NPR radio program covers a variety of environmental issues, including pollution, sustainable development and transportation challenges.
- Environmental Bureau of Investigation (EBI) x
Dedicated to the protection of public resources through the application and enforcement of environmental laws.
- Noise Pollution Clearinghouse x
Efforts include building a library of resources and tools concerning noise pollution, establishing links to other groups that have similar collections, establishing networks among local noise activists, assisting communities and activists who are working to reduce noise pollution, and monitoring and advocating for stronger noise controls.
- Natural Resources Defense Council x
NRDC uses law, science, and the support of more than 400,000 members nationwide to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.
- Pacific Rivers Council x
A nonprofit organization passionately committed to protecting our streams and the species that inhabit them.
- Sierra Club x
A leading environmental organization with chapters in all 50 states and Canada.
- World Wildlife Fund x
Information on the WWF's global campaign to reduce the use of toxic chemicals.
- U.S. Water News Online x
Find the latest news concerning water and water issues, including water supply, water quality, conservation and more.
- Burning Issues x
Facts, news and the latest research on air pollution.
- Earth 911 x
Green shopping tips and ideas on how to reduce water pollution and air pollution, as well as energy conservation and real-time beach water quality information, are all available through Earth 911.
- Center for Sustainable Systems x
Seeks to facilitate sustainability through education on pollution prevention.
- Earthshots: Satellite Images of Environmental Change x
Earthshots is an ebook of before-and-after Landsat images showing recent environmental events of the last 27 years.
- DOE Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse x
A centralized source of US Department of Energy Pollution Prevention information that assists with valuable P2 resources outside of the DOE.
- Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee council x
Updated pictures, publications, policies, news, and more regarding the restoration of the Exxon Valdez spill.
- Keep America Beautiful x
Non-profit organization that educates individuals about litter prevention and ways to reduce, reuse, recycle and properly manage waste materials.
- The National Atmospheric Deposition Program/National Trends Network x
Collects data on the chemistry of precipitation for monitoring of geographical and temporal long-term trends.
- IPEN-The International POPs Elimination Network x
The mission of IPEN is to work for the global elimination of persistent organic pollutants, on an expedited yet socially equitable basis.
- 20/20 Vision x
Advocates for pollution reduction, sustainable development, and other environmental issues.
- American Rivers x
The American Rivers' mission is to protect and restore America's river systems and to foster a river stewardship ethic.
- Clean Air Society of Australia and New Zealand x
Provides a forum for discussion of environmental issues and to facilitate contacts between environmental practitioners.
- Earth Force x
Earth Force helps youth discover and implement lasting solutions to environmental problems in their communities.
- CEEI: America's Threatened Streams x
An index of comprehensive studies on water quality-limited streams.
- Office of Air and Radiation x
Deals with issues that affect the quality of our air and protection from exposure to harmful radiation.
- The International Ozone Association x
The IOA serves as a central gathering and disseminating information point on a variety of ozone issues.
- SETAC x
Develops and applies multidisciplinary approaches to solving environmental problems.
- Marine Conservation Biology Institute x
Tackles numerous marine conservation issues head on, including the effect of pollution on marine life.
- National Response Center x
The NRC is the sole federal point of contact for reporting oil and chemical spills.
- Oregon Environmental Council x
OEC's mission is to restore and protect Oregon's clean water and air, now and for future generations.
- UTK - The Energy, Environment and Resources Center (EERC) x
The Energy, Environment, and Resources Center (EERC) at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville finds real-world solutions to problems related to the environment, energy, economic development, and technology.
- Pollution Prevention Regional Information Center x
The P2RIC provides access to pollution prevention information from and about EPA Region 7.
- Pollution Prevention x
Pollution prevention programs and information from the EPA.
- Canadian Centre for Pollution Prevention x
Pollution prevention resource from Canada.
- Australian Water Association x
IAWQ is a professional membership association dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of water pollution control and water quality management worldwide.
- Water Environment Federation x
A not-for-profit technical and educational organization whose goal is to preserve and enhance the global water environment.
- Clean Car Campaign x
Help reduce air pollution and global warming by letting automakers and policymakers know that consumers want clean cars.
- Air Cycle Corporation x
Air Cycle Corporation offers recycling services and transportation throughout all of North America to assist facilities in properly disposing lamps, ballasts, batteries, and computer hardware.
- ATSDR x
The ATSDR's mission is to prevent exposure and adverse human health effects and diminished quality of life associated with exposure to hazardous substances present in the environment.
- International Water Law Project x
Provides information and links on international water law and policy and related water pollution and conservation topics.
- Fostering Sustainable Behavior x
Offers information on effective strategies for engaging people in the behavior changes required to reduce waste, increase water and energy efficiency, and alter transportation patterns.
- Air & Waste Management Association x
The A&WMA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan professional organization that provides training, information, and networking opportunities to 12,000 environmental professionals in 65 countries.
- Skepticism: Clean Air x
Challenges EPA clean air regulations.
- Pollution Equipment News x
Online source for product news and information on hazardous waste, water, air and wastewater.
- The Great Lakes Information Network x
GLIN offers a wealth of data and information about the Great Lakes region's environment and economy, tourism, education and more.
- Canadian Pollution Prevention Information Clearinghouse (CPPIC) x
An online database and comprehensive resource that provides Canadians with the information they need to put pollution prevention into practice.
- Green Car x
The clean car campaign.
- One World News Service: Pollution x
Provides news regarding pollution issues.
- PEER x
The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) group provides uniquely valuable services to government employees charged with safeguarding the nation's natural resources.
- PPRC x
The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center is a leading resource for promoting a cleaner environment through pollution prevention.
- Chem-Tox.com x
Researching the effects of chemicals and pesticides on health.
- National Environmental Technology Institute x
NETI focuses on the design and modification of processes and materials "upstream" to minimize pollution prior to ultimate treatment and disposal.
- Bureau of Reclamation x
The mission of the Bureau of Reclamation is to manage, develop, and protect water and related resources in an environmentally and economically sound manner in the interest of the American public.
- Water Partners International x
Works to ensure safe drinking water for developing countries.
- Water Online x
The most convenient source of technical, operational, product, management and regulatory information available for the water industry.
- Water Recycling x
Explore an ecological waste water recycling system in Chatham County, North Carolina.
- The Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center x
CDIAC's scope includes potentially anything and everything that would be of value to users concerned with the greenhouse effect and global climate change.
- Health and Energy x
News and information on pollution, energy efficiency, renewable energy, global warming and more.
- No Butts About It Litter Campaign x
No Butts About It is a campaign to help rid the earth of cigarette butt litter.
- Basel Action Network x
An international network of activists seeking to put an end to the export and dumping of hazardous wastes from rich industrialized countries to poorer, less-industrialized countries.
- Zero Emissions Research and Initiatives (ZERI) x
"ZERI seeks to create a new paradigm of sustainable industry by targeting zero gaseous, liquid and solid emissions, and by making zero emissions a world-wide industry standard."
- Coalition for Alternative Transportation x
Supports better travel options to reduce the amount of pollutants.
- EMPACT x
The Environmental Monitoring for Public Access and Community Tracking program.
- Nonpoint Source Pollution Homepage x
Clearinghouse for information related to Nonpoint source (NPS) pollution, which occurs when rain or snowmelt wash pollutants into waterways, wetlands and underground water.
- GASP: Group Against Smog and Pollution x
GASP has been working to prevent air pollution on local, state, and national levels since its creation in 1969.
- Flush Gordon's Dirty Water Page x
Information on water pollution and how to prevent it.
- Ocean Pollution x
Basic information about the problem of ocean pollution and how it affects human health and resources.
- Tracking and Analysis Framework x
The TAF is an integrated modeling framework developed to assess, inform, and guide U.S. regulatory policies on emissions of precursors to acid rain.
- Pollution Engineering x
Provides broad, balanced coverage of technical news and features to meet the information needs of environmental professionals with multiple pollution control responsibilities: air, water, solid and hazardous waste.
- National Pollution Prevention Roundtable x
The largest membership organization in the United States devoted solely to pollution prevention.
- RCO On-Line x
Promoting environmental sustainability through waste minimization and resource conservation.
- Healthy Communities Environmental Mapping x
Empowers local communities to build smarter and healthier neighborhoods.
- Cleaner Production in China x
The site is designed to provide information in English on Cleaner Production, on China's Cleaner Production policy and legislation, and on existing and planned activities to implement Cleaner Production in China.
- Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste Center of Expertise x
Brought to you by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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