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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
An agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- prevent exposure and adverse human health effects and diminished quality of life associated with exposure to hazardous substances from waste sites, unplanned releases, and other sources
A one-stop source for real-time and forecast air quality data. AirNow provides the Air Quality Index (AQI), indicating how clean or polluted your outdoor air is, along with associated health effects that may be of concern.
ATSDR-Prioity List of Hazardous Substances
A list, in order of priority, of substances that are most commonly found at facilities on the National Priorities List (NPL) and which are determined to pose the most significant potential threat to human health
Green Careers from CareerOneStop
Information about types of green careers, earnings possible, education and training options, etc. are at this U.S. Department of Labor sponsored website.
Household Products Database
What's under your kitchen sink, in your garage, in your bathroom, and on the shelves in your laundry room?
Learn more about what's in these products, about potential health effects, and about safety and handling.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
A to Z alphabetical listing of major health topics that are related to or affected by environmental exposures. Pages under this section provide access to a range of information the NIEHS makes available on each of the listed topics
SECO | Texas State Energy Conservation
Find information on energy efficiency and renewable energy funding and incentives, energy sources in Texas and how we can meet future demand, SECO programs and projects.
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is the lead environmental agency for the state.
Texas Water Development Board
The Texas Water Development Board’s (TWDB) mission is To provide leadership, planning, financial assistance, information, and education for the conservation and responsible development of water for Texas.
Tox Town uses color, graphics, sounds and animation to add interest to learning about connections between chemicals, the environment, and public health.
U.S. Department of Energy
Mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
This site provides information on laws, regulations, current EPA projects, databases containng a wide-variety of environmental data, EPA reports, history, and more