Directory of Environmental Groups Worldwide NEW
The National Environmental Directory
The Select Committee for Energy and Global Warming
Food and Water Watch
Dynamic Cities Project
EPA’s Center for Watershed Protection http://www.cwp.org
Smart Growth http://www.smartgrowth.org
Performance data for Urban Best Management Practices http://www.bmpdatabase.org
Process for Developing Measurable Goals under a General Permit http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/measurablegoals/part2.cfm
Smart Growth Primer http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/pdf/WhySmartGrowth_bk.pdf
Land Use, Transportation, and Environmental Quality http://www.epa.gov/smartgrowth/pdf/built.pdf
Training Classes in Smart Growth Best Management Practices http://www.dola.state.co.us/LGS/TA/Workshop.htm#growth
Smart Growth in North Carolina http://www.ncsmartgrowth.org
American Planning Association state links http://www.planning.org
Storm Water Center http://www.stormwatercenter.net and http://www.cwp.org
Smart Growth Network http://smartgrowth.org/library/bytype.asp?typ=15
EPA’s model permit for Phase II http://www.epa.gov/npdes/pubs/modpermit.pdf
Planning for Smart Growth http://www.planning.org/growingsmart/states2002.htm
Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Urban Stormwater Management http://www.metrocouncil.org/environment/watershed/bmp/manual.htm
International Society of Arboriculture – tree ordinances http://www.isa-arbor.com/tree-ord/index.htm
Tree Conservation Ordinances http://store.yahoo.com/scenicam/treconorlanu.html
American Forests - urban forests, tree policies, etc. http://www.americanforests.org
Environmental Benefits from Trees http://www.treesatlanta.org
CITYGreen software http://www.americanforests.org/download.php?file=/graytogreen/stormwater.pdf
USDA Forest Service Southern Region http://www.urbanforestrysouth.org/ordinances
Benefits of different tree species http://www.metro-region.org/article.cfm?articleid=263
Citizen Support for Tree Ordinances http://www2.champaign.isa-arbor.com/tree-ord
Car Sharing Network http://www.carsharing.net/where.html
Flex Car http://www.flexcar.com/vision/impact.asp
Green Streets http://www.metro-region.org/article.cfm?ArticleID=262
Street guidelines http://cfpub.epa.gov/sgpdb/policy.cfm?policyid=682
NCDOT Traditional Neighborhood Development Guidelines
Low-Impact Development (LID) http://www.lid-stormwater.net
LID for Phase II credit http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/menuofbmps/edu_7.cfm
Post Construction Stormwater Management http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/menuofbmps/post.cfm
Additional Measure of LID effectiveness http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/menuofbmps/edu_7.cfm
Anacostia River LID http://www.lowimpactdevelopment.org
Benefits of protecting sensitive land http://cfpub.epa.gov/npdes/stormwater/menuofbmps/menu.cfm
Growth Management Leadership Alliance http://www.1000friends.org/smart_growth/state_organizations.cfm
EPA Region 6 list of stormwater resources http://www.epa.gov/region6/water/npdes/sw/resources.pdf
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.