Environmental Policy Databases
LexisNexis Congressional: This site includes congressional publications, current topics of debate, members and committees, full text of proposed and recent bills, laws and regulations, and much more. From this site, you can also search the Federal Register and other documents.
For legislation in the House:
in the Senate:
National Library of the Environment is a free, non-advocacy online environmental information service managed by the Committee for the National Institute for the Environment (CNIE), a non-profit organization. CNIE's mission is to improve the scientific basis for making decisions on environmental issues through the successful operation of a National Institute for the Environment (NIE)
Environmental/ Government Policy Websites
is your source for all regulations (or rulemakings) issued by
The Federal Register:Published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), the Federal Register is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.
The Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR) is a currently updated version of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). It is not an official legal edition of the CFR.
The NLE currently posts 2050 CRS Reports on environmental and related topics.
The Congressional Research Service (CRS), part of the Library of Congress, prepares its reports for the U.S. Congress. CRS products undergo review for accuracy and objectivity and contain nontechnical information that can be very useful to people interested in environmental policy.
Peter S. Thacher
Environment Collection, 1960-1996. Environmental
Science and Public Policy Archives,
CQ weekly:Readers get in-depth reports on issues looming on the congressional horizon, plus a complete wrap up the previous week's news, including the status of bills in play, behind-the-scenes maneuvering, committee and floor activity, debates and all roll-call votes.
Environmental Reference Resources
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry
Books in the collection
Dictionary of water and waste management
.R49 2002E&S Library,
Handbook of chemical and environmental engineering calculations
.A5 2005E&S Library,
Standard methods for the examination of water & wastewater
.D75 2001E&S Library,
The drinking water dictionary
Institute Library, Reference
MDI and TDI : a safety, health and the environment : a source book and practical guide
.H3663 2007Hunt Library
Handbook of globalization and the environment