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Environmental Science  

Last Updated: Nov 24, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Summaries of Environmental Issues

This list of resources serves as a starting point. Please ask a librarian for help in using these tools, developing a search strategy, or in locating additional information.  Hint: the Discover SMU search box is a good place to start, as it will automatically select and guide you toward the following resources according to the terms you enter. 


CQ electronic library / CQ Researcher's Environment and Natural Resources Reports -      SMU Only

Overviews of issues on health, the environment, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education,  technology, and the economy.


Environmental Protection Agency browse page.  

This page serves as a table of contents to all the resources available through the EPA.


Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

TCEQ is responsible for monitoring and protecting natural resources for the state of Texas.   The web site it divided into sections on air, land, and water for the public, businesses, and government agencies for easy navigation.   Publications are keyword searchable.


The Center for Disease Control

This is a good spot to get an overview of issues relating to environmental health.


U.S. Geological Survey

The U.S. G. S. provides current information on all kinds of events affecting the earth and its atmosphere.


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