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Internet Searches

Best Search Engine, Google: http://www.google.com

Hint: For a successful search describe what you need in details. Use the word AND to connect
between the subject and its descriptive words. For example to find out about air pollution in Hartford,
use the words: air pollution AND Hartford.


Hartford Courant: http://www.ctnow.com

CNN: http://www.CNN.com

All Newspapers: http://www.thepaperboy.com

General Information

National Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): http://www.epa.gov

New England EPA: http://www.epa.gov/region1

Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection: http://www.dep.state.ct.us

Scorecard, Environmental Defense Pollution Locator (by Zip Code):  http://www.scorecard.org 

Water Information

US Geology Survey (USGS), Water Science for Schools: http://ga.water.usgs.gov/edu

UConn’s Hydrogeology Program: http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~hydrogeo   (click on Groundwater Links)

Air Information

EPA, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAR):  http://www.epa.gov/oar

Check out “The Plain English Guide To The Clean Air Act”

HazMat Information

ALOHA download page: http://www.epa.gov/ceppo/cameo/aloha.htm

CAMEO download page: http://www.epa.gov/ceppo/cameo/cameo.htm

CAMEO’s Chemical Library is the best source for MSDSs and other chemical properties of hazardous materials.
If you prefer to find the information online search under the chemical name AND the property of interest.

Online Calculators and Conversion Tables

Scientific Calculator: http://www.calculator.com/calcs/calc_sci.html

Units of Conversion Tables: http://www.sosmath.com/tables/unitconv/unitconv.html

Automatic Metric Conversion Calculator: http://www.admiralmetals.com/metric_conv.htm

And... a few great movies about environmental issues

Erin Brockovich (with Julia Roberts and Albert Finney)

A Civil Action (with John Travolta)

Silkwood (with Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell and Cher)
The China Syndrome (with Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon and Michael Douglas)


Let me know if you saw any other great movies on environmental topics!


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