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Part IV. RADNET
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B. U.S. Federal
Government: Other Links of Interest
Online News Services
C. International Government:
Other Links of Interest
D. Other Environmental
Government WWW Servers: A private company's listing of known
U.S. federal government World Wide Websites. RADNET surfers can link to
every existing U.S. government site through this link.
An interagency cooperative organization composed of the scientific and
technical information (STI) managers from the Departments of Commerce,
Energy, Defense, Health and Human Services (National Library of Medicine),
and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
CDC (Center for Disease Control)
(Computer Retrieval of Information on Scientific Projects):
U.S. Public Health Service (US-PHS).
DOE Energy Efficiency
and Renewable Energy Network: The Energy Efficiency and Renewable
Energy Network (EREN) is the official Website for the U.S. Department of
Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE). EREN hosts
Websites and electronic documents produced by and for EE programs in addition
to serving as the premier gateway to Internet sites offering information
and data on energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies.
DOE Energy Information
Administration: This site contains statistics and energy information.
Energy Information On-line: See the description in RADLINKS
DOE Office of Energy
DOJ (Department of Justice)
EPA (Environmental Protection
Agency): The EPA page includes links to information on regulations,
publications, and community programs among many other subjects on this
huge page. Link to the EPA search page to find information on a particular
EPA - Data Systems and
Software: This EPA sublink connects to Envirofacts as well as numerous
EPA Search Page:
You can spend a few hours just exploring this EPA labyrinth.
EPA - Envirofacts:
This page provides access to several EPA database systems including: FINDS,
PCS, TRIS, CERCLIS, and RCRIS. The Web pages supply a description of each
system, information on the data elements which are part of each system,
and an HTML form query page.
FDA (Food & Drug Administration):
"Your Electronic Source of Information about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
"... FDA News, Foods, Human Drugs, Biologics, Medical Devices/Radiological
Health, Animal Drugs, Cosmetics, Field Operations/Imports Toxicology, Foreign
Language, Children & Tobacco.
(Federal Energy Regulatory Commission): FERC "...regulates the
transmission and wholesale sales of electricity in interstate commerce..."
including electricity generated by nuclear power plants.
FEDIX (Federal Information
Exchange): "The major link in the electronic transfer of information
between higher education and the federal government."
Web Locator: This service is provided by the Villanova Center
for Information & Law Policy. It has links to most government related
departments and organizations.
(Johnston Atoll Chemical Agent Disposal System): This is a U.S.
Army run full-scale facility built to destroy chemical weapons. It
was also the site of several air atomic tests during the early 1960s.
Library of Congress:
The site contains links to archives and other searchable data.
Intelligence Association: This site plans to include an index
of all back issues of the American Intelligence Journal.
Water Research Institute
NOAA (National Oceanic
Atmospheric Administration): NOAA provides general information
about the Earth's environment. Also see the DOE's EM-related servers in
RADLINKS Part II: D.
(United States Geological Survey) Home Page: A search of this
site has yet to locate reports documenting USGS ground water surveys of
mixed LLW-VOC plumes at weapons productions facilities such as Hanford,
INEL, SRP, etc. (see BEMR reports for reference to these studies).
Planet: Smithsonian Institute (USA).
The Office of Scientific
and Technical Information: "This Office coordinates and manages
the Department's technical information program to ensure that industry
and the public have easy and cost-effective access to the Department's
scientific and technical information." (DOE).
Biennial Reporting System for Hazardous Waste:
(Resource Conservation and Recovery Act) Information System:
the Congressional Record
Full Text of Legislation
Release Inventory: a database of information about releases
and transfers of toxic chemicals from manufacturing facilities
to legislation text, the Congressional Record, and other legislative
Information on legislation, Congressional Record, e-mail addresses
to Congress, and more.
of Energy, Energy Information, Products and Programs
U.S. Intelligence Community
& Ozone Depletion
U.S. Government Printing
MAB (U.S. Man and the Biosphere): The United States Man and
the Biosphere Program is a cooperative effort of government agencies, other
organizations and the research community to help achieve the goal of a
sustainable society early in the 21st century. U.S. MAB contributes to
this goal, domestically and internationally, through interagency and public-private
partnerships that promote and sponsor interdisciplinary research, experimentation,
education and information exchange.
-- Legislative Branch: A clearinghouse of legislative information,
Yahoo contains a broad range of resources.
E. Alternative Energy Links
activism; a grassroots advocacy organization with a special focus on how
effectively influence government policies and legislation. This site has
links to political organizations of every hue.
Alan K. Stazer, Attorney
at Law, Environmental, Radiation & EMF Law: A source of
legal and consulting advice on many environmental issues including ionizing
radiation and toxic substances.
The Amazing Environmental
Organization WebDirectory: Links are provided to a wide variety
of environmental organizations listed under 30 topics ranging from vegetarianism
Biomass Energy Alliance:
A clearinghouse for information about biomass fuels and their environmental
benefits. Subsections include legislative alerts and links to related pages.
CEDAR (Central European
Environmental Data Request Facility): Another major European
environmental information site with an aversion to nuclear information.
Citizens for a Better Environment:
"Clean air, clean water; a healthy environment, a prosperous community,
serving people in the Great Lakes Region."
the National Institute for the Environment: "The Committee for
the National Institute for the Environment is a national, non-profit organization
working to improve the scientific basis for making decisions on environmental
issues through creation of a new, non-regulatory environmental science
and education agency, the National Institute for the Environment (NIE)."
This site links to the National Library for the Environment.
Consortium for International
Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN): "It was established
in 1989 as a private, nonprofit corporation with members from leading universities
and non-government research organizations. The corporation was formed in
response to a directive by the United States Congress and is dedicated
to furthering the interdisciplinary study of global environmental change."
Earth Island Institute:
"Conservation, preservation, and restoration of the global environment."
"The nonprofit law firm for the environment, representing-without charge-hundreds
of public interest clients, large and small."
This group sponsors scientific field research and education to promote
the understanding and action necessary for a sustainable environment.
and the Environment: An online encyclopedia of information on
EIC (Environmental Information
Center): Their focus is on climate change. EIC has general environmental
information and extensive links to other environmental organizations.
"A decade of support for ecological sustainability and environmental justice."
One of the largest link networks on the Web, EcoNet has links to environmental
organizations of every description including Green links and international
and national organizations with many diverse purposes and viewpoints.
A Belguim-based, French language site with an aversion to things nuclear.
Probe: "Energy Probe is a charitable environmental and consumer
advocacy organization. The organization promotes conservation, environmental
sustainability, democratic decision-making processes, and economic efficiency
for Canada's energy sectors."
Health Coalition: They focus on toxic hazards, toxic use reduction
and political action.
Research Foundation: An unofficial site with links to the electronic
publications listed below. RACHEL's weekly provides excellent coverage
of and commentary on a wide variety of environmental issues. The site includes
information resources on dioxin, bovine growth hormone, landfills, etc.
Resources: A very comprehensive listing of Internet pages on
all sorts of environmental topics.
Environmental Sites on
the Internet (Royal Institute of Technology - Stockholm, Sweden):
An environmental link
"The largest on-line environmental information resource on the planet..."
includes EnviroLink Library, EnviroNews, etc. as well as an on-site search
"Through education and public awareness, FISH Unlimited will encourage
responsible stewardship of our fresh and salt water estuaries, along with
its respective ecosystems, in order to preserve these priceless resources
for current and future generations."
FOE (Friends of the Earth,
USA): Their focus is on economic policy tools to protect the
environment and promote sustainable development. The site contains: links
to the Green Scissors Campaign to cut ecologically destructive government
subsidies; FOE international links; actions; alerts; and updates.
FOE (Friends of the Earth,
United Kingdom): This site has extensive general environmental
links including one to The Chemical Release Inventory. Also
see RADLINKS: Part II-B: FOE.
Green Pages - The Gobal
Directory for Environmental Technology: A general environmental
A Bioregional Hyper-atlas of the Humboldt Bay Drainage Basin.
Hydrogen Energy Center:
This Website promotes "hydrogen, renewable, and clean fuel technologies
for a sustainable energy economy."
News: A monthly tabloid focusing on the environment of New England
and the Canadian Maritimes.
Action Network North America): Their emphasis is on ecologically
sound practices in lieu of pesticide use. They have links to 100 affiliated
Global Survival, Canada: They focus on non-proliferation and
weapons abolition issues (as do all PSR sites). Information is available
on the World Court Project, the Abolition 2000 campaign, etc.
REC (The Regional
Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe):The REC
is the major environmental organization providing information on a regional
level in Central and Eastern Europe. The site has links to numerous European
environmental organizations and information sources.
Rainforest Action Network:
A political action organization with a history of effective boycotts. Their
focus is on the conservation of rainforest resources and the protection
of rainforest inhabitants; special focus on the destructive policies of
Politics: New Hampshire Greens.
The Progressive Directory
(IGC networks): Sponsored by the Institute for Global Communications,
this site has links to EcoNet,
PeaceNet, ConflictNet, LaborNet, and WomensNET.
Public Interest Research Group: This is the Washington site
with links to all state PIRG's, it is one of the largest and most important
political action groups. They are legislative activists with a focus on
political and environmental topics of every description including toxic,
consumer and right-to-know issues.
"Dedicated to preserving and protecting your water from polluters."
The focus is on sustainable, ethical ecology. Their publications include
State of the World, Environmental Alert Book Series, Vital Signs series,
WRI (World Resources Institute):
This is a key Internet site for biodiversity issues with excellent topic
and geographic indexes and a lengthy publications list.
F. National and International
Academic and University Links of Interest
American Wind Energy
Association: The trade organization of the U.S. wind energy
industry. The site has lots of information on windpower and industry links.
Commission: This site contains subsections dedicated to alternative
and renewable energy, alternatively fueled autos, agriculture and energy,
California energy systems, and tips on cutting energy bills. The page offers
links to various other governmental and advocacy groups' Internet pages.
Cities for Climate
Protection Campaign: Some 150 cities across the world, from
Little Rock to Leipzig, have joined in the Cities for Climate Protection
Campaign. This site provides information on energy efficiency, reduction
of fossil fuel use, and financing for these improvements.
for Excellence for Sustainable Development: Here you can find
ways to reduce energy operating costs for homes and businesses, create
jobs, and use sustainable energy resources.
EREN (Energy Efficiency
and Renewable Energy Network): EREN locates and organizes qualitative
information on renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency, and Federal
energy management programs. This site is also listed in RADLINKS: Part
Home Power Magazine:
This site has information on conversion to solar power, small-scale solar
and other renewable energy design with links to solar information resources.
NREL (National Renewable
Energy Laboratory): A clearinghouse of information on renewable
energy technology. The page offers both NREL documents and files as well
as a directory of related Web pages, and an information search option.
It contains subsections on alternative fuels, photovoltaics, wind technology,
and industrial technology.
Energy Communication Council: "A national nonprofit coalition
educating the public about safe, economical energy alternatives."
about energy efficiency and renewable energy is offered
INE (The Institute
for New Energy): The most interesting of all alternative energy
pages. The focus is on esoteric alternative energy sources with information
on anti-gravity, cold fusion, electromagnetic energy sources, energy machines,
fusion energy, perpetual motion machines, plasmoids, and many other interesting
persons and topics.
G. Other Non-Governmental
Links of Interest
CPDS (Center for
Photovoltaic Devices and Systems): This clearinghouse of solar
technology information is run by the School of Electronic Engineering at
the University of New South Wales and offers a list of CPDS publications,
press releases, a list of links to related pages, and a list of e-mail
addresses of researchers involved in solar technology.
COA (College of
the Atlantic): This is a neighbor of RADNET and a repository
of hard copy of several journals frequently referenced and funded by RADNET
A University of Virginia Environmental Information Website.
ECNC (European Centre for
Nature Conservation, Netherlands)
the Environment: An educational forum sponsored by the University
of Oregon, focusing on energy and environmental issues. It offers on-line
classes on energy and the environment and alternative energy sources and
a directory to other related links on the Internet.
Information Resources (formerly known as the National Environmental Information
Resources Center): Sponsored by The George Washington University
Institute for the Environment, this site is a public-private partnership
between The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and The George Washington
University, also known as the Green University. Extensive environmental
links. This site has an aversion to WWW sites providing information about
Resources via Rice University: A gopher site with extensive
environmental information and links.
University on the Environment (Umea Sweden)
GWRTAC (Groundwater Remediation
Technologies Analysis Center): This center "compiles, analyzes,
and disseminates information on innovative groundwater remediation technologies."
Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Department of Radiology
ICE (Information Center
for the Environment), University of California Davis: Collaborators
with over thirty private, state, federal, and international organizations
interested in environmental protection.
Indiana University: School
of Public and Environmental Affairs.
Web page for NGO's
(National Supercomputing Center for Energy and the Environment):
provides supercomputer training and services to academic and research institutions,
government and private industry for research and development related to
energy and the environment.
Connect - University of Global Education
NET (Right to Know Network) - Environmental Databases: provides
quick links to the following Environmental Databases: ARIP, |BRS, CERCLIS,
DOCKET, ERNS, FINDS, IRIS, LANDVIEW, MASTER, RCRIS, TRI, TSCATS.
University at Albany: Institute
for Health and the Environment.
- University of Cincinnatti: All About Nuclear Energy and Radiation
University of Wisconsin
of Missouri-Rolla Student Chapter of the American Nuclear Society
of Atomic Tourism: The Bureau of Atomic Tourism is dedicated
to the promotion of tourist locations around the world that have either
been the site of atomic explosions, display exhibits on the development
of atomic devices, or contain vehicles that were designed to deliver atomic
Contact Center Network
Global Nonprofit Directory
The City of Hiroshima
of Best Environmental Directories (Europe)
The Ecology Channel
Lobbyist: This site allows users to automatically send messages
promoting renewable energy to their members of Congress.
The Foundation for American Communications (FACS) "mission is to provide
the knowledge and resources journalists and their sources need to effectively
communicate information to the public through the news."
FAIR (Fairness and
Accuracy in Reporting): FAIR reports on media bias and tries
to set the record straight. Reports on media coverage of nuclear issues.
News and information about socially responsible (non-nuclear) investing.
The High Energy Weapons
Institute for Global Communications
The Jackson Laboratory
Resource Links: Links to most important defense, aerospace,
and space transportation sites.
John D. and Catherine
T. MacArthur Foundation
Company, Inc.: The Center for Biological Monitoring and the
RADNET Internet site used to be sponsored by Jonesport Wood Co. Visit this
Website for listings of old tools, antiques, books and paintings for sale.
Antique Digest): MAD has no interest in nuclear issues, but
is an essential source of information for our sponsors and also an excellent
recreational site for those suffering from nuclear-induced psychic numbing.
Another progressive Website clearinghouse. It also has photos, schedule
and information, and Nuclear Waste Cask tour.
Monitor: Database on activities (including nuclear-related)
of multinational corporations and back issues of Multinational Monitormagazine.
The Noam Chomsky
and very fun page from the producer of Atomic Cafe.
Rail, Sea and
Air Infopages and FAQ Archive: This site consists of "Railroad,
naval and aviation data and images online."
The Rocky Mountain Institute:
A free market approach to solving environmental problems.
Soros Foundation Network:
An important website focused on social action and freedom of information
issues, with a special emphasis on the concept of the open society and
the legacy of Karl Popper.
of the Russian Navy Data Page: General naval information including
a current intelligence folder, links to other naval information sources.
Action for New Directions): Wand's mission is to empower women
to act politically to reduce violence and militarism and redirect military
resources toward human and environmental needs.
W. Alton Jones
for progressive Websites.
New In Activism
A. WWW Information Resources
B. Journals of Interest
The following publications are the principle sources of biological
monitoring information about anthropogenic radioactivity cited in RADNET
or having significant health physics or other informational relevance.
Not all journals are accessible through the World Wide Web; journals on
the Web are underlined.
A sublink of the huge Harcourt Brace publishing empire, the Academic Press
site links to numerous important scientific journals, most of which are
not included in the RADNET journal list below. Links to many publishing
companies on the net are included.
ACS Publications (American
Chemical Society): This site has many chemistry journals and
(BUlletin Board for Libraries) Information Service: Subject-based
links to the academic and research community, the BUBL environmetal links
connect to almost every important general environmental site on the net,
but they do miss a few international nuclear information sites, as well
as some of the major private nuclear information sources listed in RADLINKS
BIOSCI: WWW hypermail
interface to all BIOSCI/bionet mailing lists/USENET newsgroups & WAIS
indices (all groups). You can post new messages or read and reply to bionet
messages (1989 on).
E-Mail Addresses: The list is compiled by the Congressional
Quarterly's American Voter.
Information Services): An important information service providing
computerized search services of numerous databases and a long-time information
source for RADNET. The databases to which Dialog has access include most
of the scientific research publications available on a world-wide basis.
Typical charges for database searches run $60-$90 per hour, excluding membership
fees. The Maine State Library System has recently discontinued its membership
to this service due to budget cutbacks. This service is becoming obsolete
due to more inexpensive information retrieval alternatives.
Electronic Activist: An email address directory of congresspeople,
state governments, and media entities.
The largest scientific journals publication site on the Web with links
to numerous journals pertaining the dissemination of literature covering
the broad spectrum of scientific endeavors.
Information On-line: Information on how to access the Department
of Energy's two major databases, Energy Science and Technology and Nuclear
Science Abstracts, which are searchable only through Dialog
Inc.: "A large diversified news and information company in the
Jay's Leftist and
"Progressive" Internet Resources Links: Check out the Directory
for links for all kinds of causes including:
Group: A "source for intelligence on energy, defense, technology,
the environment and White House policy."
A useful tracking service once used by RADNET for current information on
nuclear issues. You can get daily updates on news stories covered by Reuters
and other news services and newspapers. An expensive but very useful news
National Academy Press:
Created by the National Academy of Sciences, it publishes the reports issued
by the Academy and by the the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute
of Medicine, and the National Research Council.
RTK NET (Right to Know Network):
A network providing free access to numerous databases, text files, and
conferences on the environment, housing and sustainable development.
International (The Scientific & Technical Information Network):
An on-line system giving you direct access to over 180 world-class scientific
and technical databases.
"CERN" - W3C (World
Wide Web Consortium): "The W3C was founded in 1994 to develop
common standards for the evolution of the World Wide Web. We are an international
industry consortium, jointly hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory for Computer Science [MIT/LCS] in the United States; the Institut
National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique [INRIA] in Europe;
and the Keio University Shonan Fujisawa Campus in Asia."
Data Sources not yet on-line:
An interesting experimental site.
A comprehensive listing of WWW sites, including a list of registered WWW
servers, sorted alphabetically by continent, country and state with a clickable
world map. It also contains an automatically collected list of Home Pages.
Search Engine: This lets you search articles in Time,
CNN, and many other important information sources.
1. RADNET's most frequently
2. Important Health Physics related journals.
3. Other referenced journals.
official journal of the Health Physics Society.
of Environmental Radioactivity: This
obscure journal is cited in RADNET more frequently than any other journal
listed in this section. It is the most important single source of information
documenting anthropogenic radioactivity. Hard copy is available at the
College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor.
weekly journal of science and another major source of information on anthropogenic
radioactivity and many other topics.
Safety: An important nuclear safety information source located
at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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