If you’re researching an environmental issue, be sure to check the links below for helpful information.


The Climate Explorer, a tool used to explore graphs and maps of historical and projected climate trends in your community, is now included in the U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit.

EPA released FEDfacts, an interactive map granting the public easy access to information on federal facilities managing hazardous waste or from which hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants may be or have been released. Once a site is selected, information such as Superfund profiles and Environmental Justice reports can be accessed all from one place.

Superfund 101 Factsheet

PCBs 101 Factsheet

A brief overview of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and results of an ESC, LLC literature search regarding PCB research from 2013-2015

Results of an ESC, LLC literature search regarding polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) research from 2002 to 2013, with specific attention to toxicological impacts on living organisms.

EPA overview of OPFTIR or Open Path Fourier Transform Infrared spectrometer, a monitoring technology used to detect specific chemical signatures

A Department of Defense Report, including information on OPFTIR

A second Department of Defense Report, including information on OPFTIR

Compiled List of CAGs, July 2012

Compiled List of TAGs, July 2012

Environmental Protection Agency

Virginia Department of Environmental Quality

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry

EPA’s Memorandum on Role of Baseline Risk Assessment in Superfund Remedy Selection Decisions

EPA’s Technical Assistance Grant Program

EPA’s Interactive Map showing federal facilities and environmental enforcement actions from 1999-2009

What is a TAG grant?

EPA’s Solidification/Stabilization Use at Superfund Sites