Get detailed flood data that is almost real-time, provided by 4,260 monitors on waterways throughout the US, and the latest information on temperature, precipitation, wind, El Nino and La Nina, Pacific sea level, events in the stratosphere, and more.
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Data range from the very big picture, such as the total acreage devoted to agriculture in the country, and each state and county, to myriad details.
The Western Governors' Association and the US DOE begin Phase 1 of a 4-phase process, with initial designation of suitable zones for renewable power generation in the western US, Canada, and Mexico.Region:
Areas lacking easy access to affordable staple foods can signal larger long-term problems, including environmental ones. Simple interactive maps can play a key role in engaging your community.
EPA proposes a new rule addressing emissions of toxic chemicals from kilns that are fueled by coal or other typical fuels, or allegedly nonhazardous waste. You'll find this, as well as other environmental story ideas, in the latest issue of TipSheet.
A significant number of Bush administration political appointees have converted to career civil service jobs in recent months — many in areas covered by environment, energy, resource, science, and health journalists.Topics on the Beat:
Results of EPA's 2008 "National Dialogue" to develop an "Information Access Strategy" are now online.
Now journalists can explore the ocean deeps with Google Earth's newest tool.Region:
A coalition of 262 citizen groups from many walks of life urge the new Congress to pass legislation ending the widespread practice of government retaliation against federal employees who reveal government waste, fraud, and abuse.
Don't miss our earlybird rate! SEJ members who register by August 10 for SEJ's 11th Annual Conference (October 17-21, 2001, Portland, OR) pay only $145.Topics on the Beat: