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Environmental Protection: The Solution Resource for Managing Air, Water, Energy and Waste Issues (Waste)

News, articles, blog posts, and products related to the environmental protection and waste management. White papers require registration. Read More

Civil Infrastructure: Advanced Sensing Technologies and Advanced Repair Materials for the Infrastructure: Water Systems, Dams, Levees, Bridges, Roads, and Highways

An 11-page draft of a white paper on the needed improvements in cost-effective inspection and monitoring of critical infrastructure systems and transformational improvements in materials and technologies for application of these materials. Read More

USGS National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program: “About NAWQA Study Units.”

Access to 51 studies and summary reports from 1991-2001 on U.S. river basins and aquifers. Choose selected study unit from the drop-down menu. Read More

Rivervision: Consensus Plan C

Map of urban wetlands and green spaces along the Mississippi River at Davenport, IA and Rock Island, IL Read More

Case Study: Low Impact Development

This case study of low impact development efforts in The Village At Springbrook Farms in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, includes a six-minute video and the results of five non-structural “best management practices” (BMPs) incorporated into the final site design. This Web site includes links to seven other case studies involving stormwater management. Read More

Books on Global Warming

A list of recommended books on global warming and climate change for science, business, and children. Read More

A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home

Molds are part of the natural environment. Outdoors, molds play a part in nature by breaking down dead organic matter such as fallen leaves and dead trees, but indoors, mold growth should be avoided. Molds reproduce by means of tiny spores; the spores are invisible to the naked eye and float through outdoor and indoor air. Mold may begin growing indoors when mold spores land on surfaces that are wet. There are many types of mold, and none of them will grow without water or moisture. Read More

Our Work Environment, “Is it really SAFE”?

A two-page workplace safety overview for weatherization workers. Read More

The Wastewater Treatment Plant of the Future

A 13-page report on the management of wastewater today and innovative technology for the future. Notebook: Scientific Chronicles, 17 Read More

Teaching Resources – In Your Neighborhood

The EPA’s extensive resources for K-12 teachers. Read More

Mission

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 & ATEEC

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