Environmental Technology Resources Handbook

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Overview

This handbook guides the user to hundreds of technologies, practices, partnership opportunities, and funding resources. Presented in non-technical language, it covers hundreds of publicly available resources for pollution prevention, control, remediation, and assessment.

Environmental Technology Resources Handbook will help you:

  • REDUCE-time, effort, and money to search for innovative technologies
  • LOCATE-federal dollars to support development of innovative technologies
  • ANTICIPATE-environmental compliance problems by early adoption of technology
  • UNDERSTAND-the process of forming partnerships to develop or market your "green" products or solutions
  • PARTICIPATE-in verifying technologies under development.

The Handbook is a highly cost-effective tool for environmental policymakers, corporate EHS personnel, engineers, consultants, governmental program managers, technology vendors, international development assistance professionals, and academics teaching environmental courses.

Environmental Technology Resources Handbook indexes information by key words, 12 technology and environmental media areas, 15 types of resources offered, and major industry and government sectors.

Contacts, including URLs, e-mail addresses, and phone and fax numbers allow you to access more detailed information.

Users and developers of environmental technology face a myriad of sources for appropriate technologies or assistance for implementing particular environmental solutions. This handbook is a guide to the hundreds of government agencies and programs, international bodies, local authorities, and nonprofit and professional organizations that offer information in the public domain about environmental technology. The most comprehensive guide to technologies for environmental solutions, Environmental Technology Resources Handbook describes what each program offers in terms of 12 technology and environmental media areas, 15 types of resources offered, and relevance to specific industry and government sectors. Contact information, including URLs, e-mail addresses, and phone and fax numbers allow you to obtain further descriptions of the technologies. In addition to the many U.S. federal government agencies and programs, the handbook covers scores of other public and private international organizations, providing a complete guide to pollution prevention, sustainable operations, and cost-effective solutions, as well as opportunities for development, commercialization, and marketing of green products and processes.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566705660
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/27/2002
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

FORCES DRIVING ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY
Public Awareness
Regulation
Green Consumerism and Investment
Environmental Leadership
Voluntary Standards
Technology Verification and User Consortiums
Conclusion
Endnotes

HOW TO FIND TFES RESOURCES
Focusing the Search
Selecting the Source
Identifying the Assistance Categories
Evaluating the Information
Endnotes

MAPPING THE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY JUNGLE
The Selection Process
Refining Terms for Searches
The Technology Development Process

INTERAGENCY PROGRAMS
Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP)
White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)
Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC)
Federal Remediation Technology Roundtable (FRTR)
Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR)
U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP)
The National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII)
Endnotes

FEDERAL AGENCIES
Department of Defense
Department of Energy
Endnotes

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA)
Energy Star
Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP)
Environmental Technology Commercialization Center (ETC2)
Small Business Gateway
Office of the Chief Financial Officer
Office of Policy, Economics and Innovation (OPEI)
Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
Office of Research and Development
Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER)
Office of Wastewater Management (OWM)
Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds (OWOW)
Transportation Air Quality Center(TRAQ)

OTHER FEDERAL AGENCIES
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
United States Department of the Interior (DOI)
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im Bank)
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Science Foundation (NSF)

INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Global Environment Facility
World Bank
Asian Development Bank

REGIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL AGENCIES
Environmental Council of the States
Interstate Technology & Regulatory Cooperation (ITRC)
Local Government Organizations

NGOs, NONPROFITS, AND PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES
Engineering Societies
Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI)
Pew Center on Global Climate Change
Restore America's Estuaries
World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
World Conservation Union (IUCN)
World Resources Institute (WRI)

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