A service of the U.S. EPA that includes information from multiple sources

EPA Compliance and Enforcement:
Compliance information for citizens, business, and government, as well as links to topics such as laboratory standards, environmental projects, grants, and more

EPA Information Resources:
Service that identifies information resources throughout the federal government, describes the information available in these resources, and provides assistance in obtaining that information (formerly Government Information Locator Service [GILS])

OSHA Home Page:
Occupational Safety & Health Administration


Cal/EPA Home Page:
California Environmental Protection Agency

Cal/OSHA Home Page:
California Department of Industrial Relations, Occupational Safety & Health

California Air Resources Board:
Air quality issues, especially as related to vehicles

California Contractors State License Board:
Order guides and pamphlets, check on status of a contractor’s license

Cal/Recycle (formerly California Integrated Waste Management Board):
State agency that brings together the state’s recycling and waste management programs

DTSC: Department of Toxic Substances Control:
Programs, laws, regulations, and databases

County of Los Angeles, Environmental Programs Division:
The Clean LA site, includes Underground Storage Tank and Industrial Waste Departments

County of Los Angeles: Fire Department/Health Hazardous Materials Division:
Information on waste management, site mitigation and regulatory compliance, including forms for download

Provides environmental data for regulated facilities in California, mostly leaking underground storage tank sites

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA):
Protects public health and the environment by scientific evaluation of risks posed by hazardous substances

LA Regional Water Quality Control Board: laws and regulations, state forms, publications

RWQCB-Santa Ana:
Santa Ana Regional Water Quality Control Board: permit assistance, forms, database

Sanitation Districts of LA County:
Information on wastewater treatment and solid waste facilities, water reuse, industrial waste, and Household Hazardous Waste Roundups

South Coast Air Quality Management District:
Clean air issues, permits, technology information

State Water Resources Control Board:
Information on decisions, forms to download for permits, UST Cleanup Fund and more

Ventura County Environmental Health Division:
Public health and environmental issues in Ventura County

Other Information

Environmental Legal Blogs: Developments in Environmental Law:
A blog started in January 2005 by noted LA environmental attorney Steve Holzer focuses on current issues in environmental law, with discussions of political aspects of regulatory issues

Natural Resources Defense Council:
A national public advocacy group concerned with environmental issues

Recycle City:
EPA-sponsored site for kids: learn about recycling, play games and more

Online Conversion:
Convert just about anything to anything else: over 5,000 units and 50,000 conversions