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OHIO’s Voinovich School to participate on $4.5 million USDA study

Five-year program to explore agriculture and water management on tribal lands

Voinovich School Staff Mar 24, 2015

Ohio University receives Silver rating on first STARS report

Olivia Miltner, OU Compass contributor Mar 24, 2015

Environmental Studies Director Dabelko leads climate change talk at Purdue

Courtesy of Purdue University News Mar 20, 2015

Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission State of the Region 

Hilton Downtown Columbus 
Thu, Apr 2 11:00 AM

  
 
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Air Tools

For national air quality data, try the maps and data from the National Atmospheric Deposition Program at: http://nadp.sws.uiuc.edu/data/

Data Tools

For energy data, information and analyses on a state, national or international level, try the U.S. Energy Information Administration's site at: www.eia.gov
 

Energy Tools

The U.S. Department of Energy's recently upgraded website contains all things energy related, and can direct you to the many subsites and programs it operates: www.doe.gov

For information about all things related to renewable energy in the U.S., try the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's site at: www.nrel.gov

Bricker & Eckler produces numerous resources related to Ohio's energy arena, specifically in their Energy & Public Utilities, Environmental, and Green Strategies groups: http://www.bricker.com/services.aspx

The Ohio Power Siting Board keeps track of energy installations statewide: www.opsb.ohio.gov

To access information about Ohio’s certified renewable energy installations, try the PUCO’s listing: http://www.puco.ohio.gov/emplibrary/files/util/EnergyEnvironment/SB221/Updated%20Approved%20REN%20Cases.pdf
 

Land Tools

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources website contains a wealth of information about the way resources are utilized and conserved statewide: www.dnr.state.oh.us
 

Policy Tools

To access comprehensive information about state energy policies nationwide, try the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency: http://www.dsireusa.org/
 
For information about federal environmental policies and programs, the go-to source is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: www.epa.gov

For information about Ohio environmental policies and programs, start with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency: www.epa.state.oh.us

To learn more about the public utility services in Ohio (electric, natural gas, telephone, water and wastewater, rail and trucking), the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has it all: www.puco.ohio.gov
 

Water Tools

For a quick and easy way to determine drainage area of a stream basin try the USGS StreamStats: http://water.usgs.gov/osw/streamstats/

To determine the river mile of your stream, try the Ohio EPA historic river mile maps:
http://www.epa.state.oh.us/Default.aspx?tabid=3724

To calculate flow discharge, try Wright Water Engineers’ Parshall Flume Flow Table for pygmy and velocity meters: http://www.wrightwater.com/documents/ParshallFlume.pdf
 

Zero Waste Tools

Are you interested in hosting a Green Event at Ohio University? Click the following link to get started, or contact zerowaste@ohio.edu for more information: https://jfe.qualtrics.com/form/SV_0cWl0BdxzDeneTz

If you'd like to learn more about how to host a Green Event at Ohio University, download the "Green Event Guide" for a checklist to use to make your event more sustainable: http://www.ohio.edu/sustainability/programs/upload/OHIO-Green-Event-Guide-2014-15.pdf