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Piedmont Biofuels: Clean Renewable Fuels

The Piedmont Biofuels homepage provides access to information about small industrial production of biodiesel, biofuels educational programs at Central Carolina Community College, and volunteer opportunities in biofuels. The mission of Piedmont Biofuels is to encourage sustainability efforts in the development and production of clean, renewable fuels. Further information regarding research,...
National Energy Technology Laboratory

The National Energy Technology Lab supports research on clean uses of fossil fuels, energy efficiency, and fuel cells. Fact sheets, technical reports, and journal publications can be downloaded from this site. This site has some information that would be useful as a reference for community college instructors and students. Nevertheless, the site would probably be more useful for those who have an...
Cleanup!: A Hazardous Waste Cleanup Design Exercise

Cleanup! is an educational software package that allows students to learn about hazardous waste site characterization and remediation. The software models a contamination scenario that students can experiment with and find solutions to the contamination problem.
National Ag Safety Database

This website, provided by the National Agricultural Safety defense, is a central repository of agricultural health, safety, and injury prevention materials for the agricultural community and especially for agricultural safety specialists. Resources and training materials are organized by topic.
Improving Indoor Air Quality

This site provides information regarding the improvement of indoor air quality through increased ventilation, air cleaners for particle removal, and source control.  It is divided into three sections, one for each of the three aforementioned strategies.  An overview of the effectiveness of each strategy is provided, as are links to additional websites with more information.
Federal Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides a nationwide training program of resident courses and non-resident courses to enhance U.S. emergency management practices. This website lists the courses, programs, and activities offered.
Making Business Sense of Energy Efficiency and Pollution Prevention

This report, written by Miriam Pye, discusses the profitability of energy efficiency and pollution prevention for businesses.  The author highlights how both of these topics are key to sustainable development and industrial ecology.  The paper is available free as a downloaded PDF, however, one must create a free login to access it.
The Genetic Science Learning Center: The Basics and Beyond

This website presents an animated "tour" of the basics of DNA and genes. Students will get the chance to learn more about DNA, genes, chromosomes, proteins, traits and heredity.
Circumpolar Arctic Vegetation Mapping Project

This map, provided by the Alaska Geobotany Center, displays the vegetation and associated characteristics of the polar region.   Information on bioclimatic zones, bedrock, surficial geology, acidity of parent material, soils, hydrology, and remotely-sensed vegetation classification is included in the map.  A link to download a printable version of the map is available on the website, in addition...

ECOLEX provides comprehensive information on international environmental law and national environmental law from various countries. This engine lets you search the database for common laws, treaties, legislation, court decisions, and literature. Users can search by keyword, geographical location, and language, year.
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