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Environmental Links

Federal Government Agencies and Organizations

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)

National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP)

National Compliance Assistance Centers (NCAC)

California Government Agencies

California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA)

California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH)

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

California Indoor Air Quality Program (Cal/IAQ)

Environmental Site Assessment

EIA Environmental Site Assessment Fact Sheet

Scorecard - Find environmental information about your community


EPA's Asbestos Home Page

OSHA's Safety and Health Topics: Asbestos

NIOSH's Asbestos Page

California's Asbestos Consultant and Site Surveillance Technician Certification

EIA Asbestos Fact Sheet

Construction Industry Compliance Assistance: Asbestos


EPA's Lead in Paint, Dust, and Soil

OSHA's Safety and Health Topics: Lead

California's Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch (CLPPB)

CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

HUD's Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control

EIA Lead Fact Sheet


EPA's Molds & Moisture

CDC NCEH's mold page

OSHA: A Brief Guide to Mold in the Workplace

Cal/IAQ: Mold and Dampness

EIA Mold Fact Sheet


American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

Environmental Information Association


Environmental Science & Technology

Environmental Protection Magazine

Environmental News Network

Living on Earth


NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

International Chemical Safety Cards

Laws, Regulations and Standards

CEC: Summary of Environmental Law in the United States

Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA)

Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Reauthorization Act (ASHARA)

Clean Air Act (CAA)

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)

Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA)

Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment Process (E1527-00)

Standard Practice for Environmental Site Assessments: Transaction Screen Process (E1528-00)

National Emission Standard for Asbestos (40 CFR 61)

Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools (40 CFR 763)

Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act (Title X)

Cal/OSHA's General Sanitation Requirements for Mold