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Search Engines and Directories

The California Environmental Information Catalog - is an online directory for reporting and discovery of information e-sources for California. Participants include cities, counties, utilities, state and federal agencies, private businesses and academic institutions that have spatial and other types of data resources. The Catalog has been developed through a collaborative effort with the California Geographic Information Association, California Environmental Resources Evaluation System, and the Federal Geographic Data Committee.

EarthTrends - is an online collection of information regarding the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world.

EnviroOne - is an environmental information center and search engine serving the general public.

Environmental agencies around the world - This site provides chemistry, environmental and hazardous materials educational resources including a detailed periodic table of elements; articles on chemistry, environmental and hazardous materials issues; a geologic timeline; and much more.

Environmental Information Sources

Environmental Organization Web Directory

Environmental Professional's Homepage

The Environmental Sustainability Info Source - An Information Gateway Empowering the Movement for Environmental Sustainability.

The Internet Public Library - The Internet Public Library is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment at the University of Michigan School of Information.

ISO 14000 / ISO 14001 Environmental Management Standards - The myriad of ISO14000 standards and information related to environmental management can sometimes hinder progress and cause confusion. This web site is designed to untangle and simpify these - to make environmental management using the above standards a much easier task.

National Environmental Compliance Assistance Clearinghouse - This innovative web site provides quick access to compliance assistance tools, contacts, and planned activities from US EPA, its partners, and other compliance assistance providers.

Featured Presentations

Energy Forum:

Held in February 2007, featured presenters included the California Energy Commission, Southern California Edison, the Gas Company and Metropolitan Water District. Co-hosted by the Environmental Committee and Legislative Business Affairs Committee with Southern California Edison/CTAC as the presenting sponsor.

Energy Efficiency: Taking it to the Next Level
Steve Hruby, SoCalGas

California's Summer Outlook and Emerging Electricity Issues
Dave Ashuckian, P.E., Manager, Electricity Analysis Office, California Energy Commission

Water Saving Tips

Investment Rebates & Savings

Other Links

9-11-01 memorial site

CBS News Disaster Links - a comprehensive list of links on every imaginable disaster subject.

America's Schools Recycling Program

The Irwindale Chamber of Commerce has formed a partnership with America's Schools Recycling Program for printer cartridges and cell phones. The program will be run by the Environmental Committee and all funds raised will be given to the Irwindale Educational Foundation to fund scholarships.

This innovative program is very easy and is totally cost FREE. Simply collect the empty cartridges and old cell phones in the prepaid recycling boxes and call FedEx when it is ready to be picked up. Individuals and small companies can also participate by contacting the chamber to get postage free mail in bags for cell phones or ink cartridges. Click here to participate.