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Browse an extensive list of federal, state, and local agencies, and other organizations that work on geoscience issues.

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International Association of Hydrogeologists, U.S. National Chapter https://iah.org/
IAH's mission  is to further the understanding, wise use and protection of groundwater resources throughout the world.
Non-profit
International Groundwater Resources Assessment Centre https://www.un-igrac.org/

IGRAC’s mission is to contribute to world-wide availability of relevant information and knowledge on the groundwater resources of the world, with particular emphasis on developing countries, in order to support sustainable utilisation and management of the groundwater resources, to promote the role of groundwater in integrated water resources planning and elucidate the impact of groundwater on the ecosystems of the Earth.

Non-profit
International Medical Geology Association https://www.medicalgeology.org/

IMGA's primary aim is to increase awareness among scientists, medical specialists and the general public on the importance of geological factors for health and wellbeing.

Non-profit
Iowa Department of Natural Resources https://www.iowadnr.gov/ Contact Information

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources manages fish and wildlife programs, ensures the health of Iowa’s forests and prairies, and provides recreational opportunities in Iowa’s state parks. Just as importantly, the DNR carries out state and federal laws that protect air, land and water through technical assistance, permitting and compliance programs. The DNR also encourages the enjoyment and stewardship of natural resources among Iowans through outreach and education. 

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Iowa Geological Survey https://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/igs/ Contact Information Ask An Expert

The Iowa Geological Survey plans and implements programs that result in the acquisition of comprehensive information on the mineral and water resources of the State, with emphasis on water supply developments and monitoring the effects of environmental impacts on water quality.

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Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department https://www.homelandsecurity.iowa.gov/ Contact Information

The Iowa Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department leads, coordinates, and supports homeland security and emergency management functions in order to establish sustainable communities and ensure economic opportunities for Iowa and its citizens. Emergency management activities related to the geosciences include preparedness for and response to floods, tornadoes, snow storms, and other natural hazards.

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Iowa Mines and Minerals Bureau https://iowaagriculture.gov/mines-and-minerals-bureau

The Iowa Mines and Mineral Bureau is housed within the Iowa Department of Agriculture. The Bureau handles abandoned mine land reclamation, as well as regulation, licensing, permitting, and bids for coal and mineral resource projects.

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Kansas Corporation Commission - Conservation Division https://kcc.ks.gov/oil-gas

The KCC's Conservation Division regulates oil and natural gas production in the state. Its mission is to protect correlative rights and environmental resources with effective regulatory oversight of oil and natural gas exploration and production activities, and intrastate gas storage.

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Kansas Department of Health and Environment http://www.kdheks.gov/ Contact Information

The mission of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment is to protect and improve the health and environment of all Kansans. The Department consists of three divisions: Environment, Health Care Finance, and Public Health. The Division of Environment has the following six bureaus that work toward Kansans living in safe and sustainable environments: Air, Environmental Field Services, Environmental Remediation, Health and Environmental Laboratories, Waste Management and Water.

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Kansas Division of Emergency Management http://www.kansastag.gov/kdem_default.asp Contact Information

The Division of Emergency Management is the arm of the Adjutant General's Department that provides mitigation advocacy, planning requirements and guidance, response coordination, and administration of recovery programs for the civil sector of the State, regardless of the type of hazards.

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