Links of Interest
ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
Professional Engineers Ontario: The web page for the PEO includes information on engineering practice and the organization, copies of professional guidelines, news releases and reports.
Canadian Environmental Industry Organization: The CEIA is a private sector, not-for-profit association dedicated to promote the economic health of environment business. The web site primarily promotes the organization, with member profiles and information on committees, services and events sponsored by CEIA.
ECO Canada: The Environmental Careers Organization of Canada is a not-for-profit corporation that assists the Canadian environment sectors in implementing sound human resource development policies. The organization services all participants in the environmental sector including employers, practitioners, educators, and students. It is a good site for job-seekers and for general information on the state of employment in the industry.
National Groundwater Association: The NGWA is a large American organization geared to all ground water professionals. The web site includes news releases, a comprehensive on-line database (full access only to NGWA members), links to their many publications, information on courses and conferences and an on-line store.
Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO): The web page for the APGO includes information on geoscience practice and the organization, copies of professional guidelines, news releases and reports, and an employment advisory service.
Environment Canada: Environment Canada's web site is an excellent resource for information on federal programs and initiatives. It has detailed information sections on Climate Change, Nature, Clean Air, Clean Water and Weather and links to several on-line newsletters and >zines. There are also links to regional sites with information on local issues, community programs, weather and publications.
Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME): CCME is the major inter-governmental forum in Canada for discussion and joint action on environmental issues of national and international concern. The CCME web site contains information on the organization and its publications, a What's New section, and information on other issues such as packaging, education, pollution prevention, solid waste and a list of databases for environmental analysis.
Ontario Ministry of the Environment: The MOE web site contains a wealth of information on air and water quality and waste management programs in Ontario. Copies of news releases, speeches and statements are posted, and there is a comprehensive publications section, many of which can be downloaded. The public can view projects posted for public comment under the Environmental Bill of Rights and search the Brownfields Environmental Site Registry.
US EPA Hazardous Waste Clean Up Information (CLU-IN): CLU-IN is an American service which provides information about innovative treatment and site characterization technologies to the hazardous waste remediation community. The site includes many publications relating to soil and groundwater assessment and treatment.
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ToxFAQs: ToxFAQs is a series of summaries about hazardous substances developed by the ATSDR Division of Toxicology. Each fact sheet contains answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about exposure to hazardous substances found around hazardous waste sites and the effects of exposure on human health.
United States Environmental Protection Agency Home Page: The US EPA is an excellent resource for general and technical information. It contains environmental news stories, links to electronic copies of US regulations, and access to libraries, databases, newsletters and publications. The information database can be browsed by topic or audience type or searched using a powerful search engine.
The Environment Directory: Billing itself as AThe World's Biggest Environmental Search Engine@ this site is organized by category and is very easy to use, with no advertising. It is very broad-based and includes categories such as Agriculture, Education, Sustainable Development, Pollution, Government, Water Resources, and Usenet Newsgroups.
The Ontario Environment Business Directory: This is a database of companies in the environmental business in Ontario (there is a fee to be listed). It allows you to search by company name, city, industry category, keyword or markets served.
Environmental Science and Engineering Magazine: ES&E is a Canadian magazine covering all aspects of the environmental business. The web site includes highlights of the current issue, a searchable archive of past issues and a directory and equipment guide.
Hazardous Materials Management Magazine: HMM is a Canadian magazine focusing on pollution prevention and management. The web site includes highlights of the current issue, a searchable archive of past issues, a buyer's guide, useful links to more information on current stories.
The Environmental News Network: ENN covers international environmental news stories on their web site, or through a free email subscription. The web site also contains in-depth coverage of hot topics.