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Environment: NEPA - National Environmental Policy Act

Compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)

Databases, Publications and Government Agencies

Journal Literature

  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost) 
    • Indexes 7,800+ scholarly journals, with full text for 4,000 titles. Covers social sciences, humanities, education, computer science and engineering, general science, medicine, ethnic studies, and more. 1965- present for selected titles.
  • Geobase 
    • Worldwide bibliographic database on geography, geology, and ecology. 900,000 records. 1980 - present.
  • Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management 
    • Interdisciplinary coverage of journal articles and documents in the environmental sciences. 1981- present.

Other Online Library Resources

  • PolicyFile
    • Abstracts of public policy research from think tanks, university research organizations, and publishers. Many links to full text documents and related Web sites. Contributors include the American Enterprise Institute, Brookings Institution, RAND Corporation, and many others.
  • CQ Electronic Library 
    • Full text of two of Congressional Quarterly's premier print publications, CQ Weekly (from 1983) and CQ Researcher (from November 1991).

Selected Demographic Information

  • Statistical Universe
    • Abstracts and index to U.S. federal & state government publications, and to privately published & international and intergovernmental statistical sources from 1972.

Government Publications

  • Land Use Planning (BLM) 
    • The purpose of this Manual is to provide further guidance to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) personnel on the requirements of Sec. 201 and 202 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the BLM's Planning Regulations (43 CFR 1600), and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
  • Law Reviews (Lexis/Nexis)
    • Index to many U.S. law review journals -- excellent source for legal assessment of land use laws.
  • Lexis-Nexis Congressional
    • Index to U.S. Congressional publications; text of bills, laws, regulations, Congressional testimony and publications; legislative histories; members and committees of Congress. 1789 - present
  • NTIS
    • National Technical Information Service (NTIS) index to U.S. government-sponsored research and worldwide scientific, engineering, and business-related information from 1960.
  • Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
    • Index to U.S. Government information resources providing policy & background information on U.S. foreign relations, health, and much more from June, 1976.

NEPA Related Sites at Federal Government Agencies 

NEPA Related Sites at Non-Governmental Organizations