Directory of Environmental Groups Worldwide  NEW

The National Environmental Directory

The Select Committee for Energy and Global Warming

Food and Water Watch

Polluter Watch


Dynamic Cities Project NEW!!  

EPA’s Center for Watershed Protection

Smart Growth

Performance data for Urban Best Management Practices

Process for Developing Measurable Goals under a General Permit

Smart Growth Primer

Land Use, Transportation, and Environmental Quality

Training Classes in Smart Growth Best Management Practices

Smart Growth in North Carolina

American Planning Association state links

Storm Water Center and

Smart Growth Network

EPA’s model permit for Phase II

Planning for Smart Growth

Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Urban Stormwater Management


International Society of Arboriculture – tree ordinances

Tree Conservation Ordinances

American Forests  - urban forests, tree policies, etc.

Environmental Benefits from Trees

CITYGreen software

USDA Forest Service Southern Region

Benefits of different tree species

Citizen Support for Tree Ordinances

Car Sharing Network

Flex Car

Green Streets

Street guidelines

NCDOT Traditional Neighborhood Development Guidelines

Low-Impact Development (LID)

LID for Phase II credit

Post Construction Stormwater Management

Additional Measure of LID effectiveness

Anacostia River LID

Benefits of protecting sensitive land

Growth Management Leadership Alliance

EPA Region 6 list of stormwater resources

Sprawl City

Investigative Reporting (From KERA)

Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR)
Established in 1977, CIR sponsors and produces invesigative projects for television, radio, print and the Web.

Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE)
IRE provides educational services to reporters, editors and others interested in investigative journalism and works to maintain high professional standards.

Columbia Journalism Review
Published bi-monthly since 1961 by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, CJR is a preeminent magazine for professional journalists. Its articles cover trends in the journalism and media industries, professional ethics, and the stories behind the news.

The Fund for Investigative Journalism
The Fund for Investigative Journalism awards grants to reporters seeking to undertake investigative projects without the backing of a major news organization. Past FIJ-supported projects have won a variety of awards -- among them Seymour Hersh's Pulitzer Prize for his report on the U.S. Army massacre in the Vietnamese village of My Lai.

The Center for Public Integrity
The Center for Public Integrity is a non-partisan nonprofit organization that works to produce original, responsible investigative journalism on issues of public concern.

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting
Established in 2006 as an independent division of the World Security Institute, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting identifies, sponsors, and distributes independent investigative reporting.

The Smoking Gun
The Smoking Gun Web site uses materials gained via the Freedom of Information Act weigh in on current issues in the news.