» Emergency Preparedness and Response

First Responder Awareness: Planning & Scene Management

Discusses important considerations for developing hazardous materials emergency plans and responding to hazmat incidents. Read More

HazMat Safety

This is the official website for all things having to do with the transportation of hazardous materials, including regulatory development, enforcement, training and information dissemination, domestic and international standards, and inter-agency cooperative activities. Read More

DHS: Department of Homeland Security

22 previously disparate domestic agencies were coordinated into one department to protect the nation against threats to the homeland. Component agencies will analyze threats and intelligence, guard our borders and airports, protect our critical infrastructure, and coordinate the response of our nation for future emergencies. Read More

Got Duct Tape? The Truths and Tales of Biological Warfare

A history of biowarfare is presented and myths are discussed. The addition of genetic engineering to bacteria, fungi, and viruses creates more harmful agents, making them more infectious or more resistant to therapy. Read More


EERL's mission is to be the best possible online collection of environmental and energy sustainability resources for community college educators and for their students. The resources are also available for practitioners and the public.


EERL is a product of a community college-based National Science Foundation Center, the Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC), and its partners.

Contact ATEEC 563.441.4087 or by email ateec@eicc.edu