Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills Chemicals in the WorkPlace: Terminology

Brief definitions of chemical-related terms and a brief explanation of explosive levels. Read More

Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: First Responder Awareness Acronym Glossary

Acronym glossary for chemical-related terms. Read More

Soil term Glossary

Canadian Soil Information System glossary. Read More

Environmental Ethics: Sustainability, Competition, & Forestry

Working paper follow-up of the 1992 University of British Columbia Centre for Applied Ethics conference by the same name. Read More

United States Geological Survey Home Page

Links to natural science information about biology, geology, water, earthquakes, floods, maps, volcanoes, hurricanes, minerals, education, jobs, partnerships and more. Also links to news releases and the USGS library. Read More

Glossary of Air Pollution Terms

Air pollution terms and definitions from the California Air Resources Board. Read More

Consumer's Handbook for Reducing Solid Waste

The Environmental Protection Agency provides links to three versions of the booklet providing consumers helpful suggestions for becoming a part of the pollution solution. Read More

Acronym Glossary

ChemicalSpill.org provides full wording for acronyms related to chemical spills. Read More

Defenders of Wildlife: Job Opportunities

Defenders of Wildlife is a national, non-profit membership organization dedicated to the protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities. We focus our programs on what scientists consider two of the most serious environmental threats to the planet: the accelerating rate of extinction of species and the associated loss of biological diversity, and habitat alteration and destruction. 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.

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