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Idaho Department of Lands https://www.idl.idaho.gov/ Contact Information

The mission of the Idaho Department of Lands is to professionally and prudently manage Idaho's endowment assets to maximize long-term financial returns to public schools and other trust beneficiaries and to provide professional assistance to the citizens of Idaho to use, protect and sustain their natural resources. Among other responsibilities, the IDL manages the land beneath Idaho's navigable waterways, provides some regulation of Idaho's mining industry, provides regulatory oversight of forestry practices, provides fire protection and prevention on more than 6 million acres of land, and houses the Oil and Gas Division (the administrative arm of the Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission).

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Idaho Department of Water Resources https://idwr.idaho.gov/ Contact Information

The mission of the Idaho Department of Water Resources is to serve the citizens of Idaho by ensuring that water is conserved and available for the sustainability of Idaho’s economy, ecosystems, and resulting quality of life.

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Idaho Geological Survey https://www.idahogeology.org/ Contact Information

The Idaho Geological Survey is a public service and research agency at the University of Idaho. Idaho statute directs the Survey to collect, interpret, and disseminate geologic and mineral data for the state.

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Idaho Office of Emergency Management https://ioem.idaho.gov/ Contact Information

The mission of the Idaho Office of Emergency Management is to guide the State of Idaho in effectively preparing for, protecting against, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all hazards.

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Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission https://ogcc.idaho.gov/ Contact Information

The Idaho Oil and Gas Conservation Commission regulates the exploration, drilling and production of oil and gas resources to ensure the conservation of oil and gas and the protection of correlative rights and surface and groundwater.

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Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission https://swc.idaho.gov/ Contact Information

The Idaho Soil and Water Conservation Commission provides support to conservation districts; provides conservation incentive programs; and offers comprehensive conservation services and programs.

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Illinois Clean Coal Institute https://isgs.illinois.edu/icci/reports.php

Established in 1982, the Illinois Clean Coal Institute coordinated a comprehensive coal research and development program addressing issues related to sulfur and other noxious elements in Illinois coal. The full archive of almost 800 reports produced from this work over the course of 35 years is housed in the coal section of the Illinois State Geological Survey's website.

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Illinois Emergency Management Agency https://www2.illinois.gov/iema/Pages/default.aspx Contact Information

The mission of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency is to prepare, protect and assist the citizens of the State of Illinois through planning, prevention, training, mitigation, response, and recovery to all hazards, natural or manmade.​​

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Illinois Environmental Protection Agency https://www2.illinois.gov/epa/Pages/default.aspx Contact Information

The mission of the Illinois EPA is to safeguard environmental quality, consistent with the social and economic needs of the State, so as to protect health, welfare, property and the quality of life.

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Illinois Office of Mining and Minerals https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/mines/Pages/default.aspx Contact Information

The Illinois Office of Mining and Minerals regulates the mining industry throughout the State of Illinois; regulates the possession, use, and storage of explosives; and enforces various acts which govern the mining industry.

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