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Region 2

Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Eight Tribal Nations.

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For more information about Citizen Science, please contact:

Patricia Sheridan

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General Websites

  • EPA Main Page: The national page for EPA includes environmental information, tips, news, contact information, a great A-Z index with links for teachers and students, and much more!
  • EPA Region 2 Main Page: Home to EPA for New York, New Jersey, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Many helpful links and highlighted issues as well as contact information
  • A Student’s Guide to Global Climate Change: Features a climate change video, activities, resources, and an emissions calculator. Geared mainly towards middle and high school age.
  • EPA Science & Technology: Information and links for current and emerging technologies for clean air, water, and land.
  • MyEnvironment: Great site that gathers data from EPA and other resources in an easily used platform for your area code – includes MyWater, MyAir, MyHealth, MyEnergy and MyCommunity.
  • Green Apps: My Green Apps, your destination for over 290 apps to help you understand and protect the environment
  • EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative: The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is the largest investment in the Great Lakes in two decades t address significant ecosystem problems and the efforts to address them.
  • EPA CLP Field Samplers Guide: Provides information for those who plan and conduct environmental sample collection projects for the Superfund Program
  • National Environmental Methods Index (NEMI): a searchable collection of environmental analysis methods, with detailed information on sensitivity, cost, “green” index and much more.
  • New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Main Page: The state’s main page for environmental information, news, contacts, press releases, online newsletters and more!
    • Land and Waters Page: An astonishing wealth of land and water resources
    • NYSDEC Guidance and Policy Documents: Available to the public to inform both the regulated community and interested citizens of the best methods for compliance, and of the interpretations that form the basis of DEC enforcement.
  • New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Main Page: The state’s main page for environmental information, news, contacts, citizen and educational links and more!

Air Resources



  • AirNow: Provides the public with easy access to national air quality information that includes air quality index forecasts and conditions

Water Resources



  • National Water Quality Monitoring Council: Provides a forum to improve the Nation's water quality through partnerships that foster increased understanding and stewardship of our water resources
  • National Estuary Program: A network of voluntary community-based programs that safeguards the health of important coastal ecosystems across the country
  • San Juan Bay Estuary Program (Spanish only): An estuarine system that includes San Juan Bay; the Martín Peña, San Antonio, and Suárez channels; and the Condado, Los Corozos, San José, Torrecilla, and Piñones lagoons
  • New York-New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program: Fostering community stewardship and education of the tidal waters of the Hudson-Raritan Estuary from Piermont Marsh in New York State to an imaginary line connecting Sandy Hook, New Jersey, and Rockaway Point, New York, at the mouth of the Harbor
  • Delaware Estuary Program: Dedicated to facilitating the multi-state efforts of protecting the tidal portion of the Delaware Riverand Bay, from Trenton, New Jersey, south to the ocean; to Cape May on the New Jersey side and Cape Henlopen on the Delaware side

Soil Resources



Quality Assurance Resources


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