The Cleanup Level Database is an on-line database and GIS system provides on-line listings of soil cleanup levels and records of decision for over 10,000 Superfund sites. Users can search by site or by compound.
This site is sponsored by New York City residents, school parents, health and safety experts, scientists and supporting activists who are advocating for a healthy environment and comprehensive and effective cleanup of all neighborhoods contaminated from the World Trade Center.
This site has lots of information about the contamination and subsequent cleanup of the area. It also includes links to groups that are helping residents, businesses, and workers achieve "safe" cleanups.
Envocare Ltd. was established to provide easy access for the public at large to information relevant to preserving and improving the environment. Their web-site offers links to information about recycling, hazardous waste, PCs and cartridges, electrical equipment, ethical investment, composting, alternative and renewable energy, climate change and environmental education.
Toxic Exposure is a web resource for learning more about the toxic chemicals in our bodies and promoting the public's right to know. On this web site, one can: look up profiles of the chemicals found in the latest U.S. government exposure monitoring report, learn how to reduce your family's exposure to chemicals in the environment; take action.
NIEHS is one of 25 Institutes and Centers of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is a component of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). NIEHS believes that human health and human disease result from three interactive elements: environmental factors, individual susceptibility and age. The mission of NIEHS is to reduce the burden of human illness and dysfunction from environmental causes by understanding each of these elements and how they interrelate.
The Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program was established for the prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of lead poisoning, including the elimination of sources of poisoning through research and educational, epidemiologic, and clinical activities as may be necessary. CLPPP provides a range of both primary and secondary prevention services to the children of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, their families and others with an interest in the prevention of lead poisoning.
Community Toolbox for Children's Environmental Health addresses the needs of parent and other community-based groups by providing small grants and organizational training and technical assistance. Community Toolbox's goal is to build the organizational capacity and sustainability of parents and other community-based organizations working on lead poisoning prevention and other children's environmental health issues in communities at highest risk.
The web site of the National Safety Coucil Environmental Health Center's Lead Program offers extensive lead-related information in both English and Spanish. The Lead Program provides technical assistance to specific lead-related questions for private citizens and professionals; provides a speaker's bureau; lists materials available around the country related to lead; conducts ongoing outreach activities to high-risk populations; distributes a number of free publications and a quarterly newsletter.
Lead Listing's web site provides a searchable listing of lead inspectors, risk assessors and abatement contractors who have received training based on EPA curricula or from a state-accredited training provider.
The Center to Protect Workers Rights created this web page titled "Lead in Construction" to provide general information on workers' protection for lead hazards. Educational materials are available in Spanish.