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National Renewable Energy Laboratory http://www.nrel.gov Contact Information

NREL advances the science and engineering of energy efficiency, sustainable transportation, and renewable power technologies and provides the knowledge to integrate and optimize energy systems.

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National Science Foundation https://www.nsf.gov/
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense..." NSF is vital because we support basic research and people to create knowledge that transforms the future.
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Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration https://www.phmsa.dot.gov/ Contact Information

PHMSA's mission is to protect people and the environment by advancing the safe transportation of energy and other hazardous materials that are essential to our daily lives. To do this, the agency establishes national policy, sets and enforces standards, educates, and conducts research to prevent incidents. We also prepare the public and first responders to reduce consequences if an incident does occur.

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Subcommittee on Disaster Reduction http://www.sdr.gov/

The Subcommittee on Disaster Reduction (SDR) provides a unique Federal forum for information sharing; development of collaborative opportunities; formulation of science- and technology-based guidance for policy makers; and dialogue with the U.S. policy community to advance informed strategies for managing disaster risks.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture https://www.usda.gov/ Contact Information Ask An Expert

We provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management. We have a vision to provide economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production that better nourishes Americans while also helping feed others throughout the world; and to preserve our Nation's natural resources through conservation, restored forests, improved watersheds, and healthy private working lands.

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U.S. Department of Education https://www.ed.gov/

ED's mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

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U.S. Department of Energy https://energy.gov/
The mission of the Energy Department is to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.
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U.S. Energy Information Administration https://www.eia.gov/ Contact Information

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency https://www.epa.gov/ Contact Information
The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.
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U.S. Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative https://www.doi.gov/eiti
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, or EITI, is a voluntary, global effort designed to strengthen accountability and public trust for the revenues paid and received for a country's oil, gas and mineral resources. Countries that follow the standard publish a report in which governments and companies publicly disclose royalties, rents, bonuses, taxes and other payments from oil, gas, and mining resources.
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