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Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists https://sipes.org
The mission of the Society of Independent Professional Earth Scientists (SIPES) is to be the pre-eminent organization for furthering the professional and business interests of independent practitioners of the earth sciences.
Non-profit
Society of Mineral Museum Professionals http://www.smmp.net/
The mission of the Society of Mineral Museum Professionals is to foster recognition of mineral science collections as essential scientific, educational and cultural resources; to promote support for growth, maintenance and use of collections and exhibits; to advance museum practice through cooperation in the development, review and dissemination of information.
Non-profit
Society of Vertebrate Paleontology http://vertpaleo.org
The object of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP) is to advance the science of vertebrate paleontology and to serve the common interests and facilitate the cooperation of all persons concerned with the history, evolution, comparative anatomy, and taxonomy of vertebrate animals, as well as field occurrence, collection, and study of fossil vertebrates and the stratigraphy of the beds in which they are found.
Non-profit
Soil Science Society of America https://www.soils.org/

The Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) is a progressive international scientific society that fosters the transfer of knowledge and practices to sustain global soils.

Non-profit
South Carolina Geological Survey http://www.dnr.sc.gov/geology/index.htm Contact Information
The mission of the Geological Survey of South Carolina is to provide reliable, unbiased scientific information to public and private decision-makers involved with land-use planning, environment, and economic development.
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South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources http://denr.sd.gov/ Contact Information

To protect public health and the environment by providing environmental monitoring and natural resource assessment, technical and financial assistance for environmental projects, and environmental regulatory services; all done with reduced red tape, expanded e-government functions, and exceptional customer service to promote a prosperous economy while protecting South Dakota's environment and natural resources for today and tomorrow.

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South Dakota Geological Survey http://www.sdgs.usd.edu/ Contact Information
The mission of the Geological Survey Program is to perform scientific investigations that are designed to generate information on South Dakota's geologic and hydrologic resources. Fundamental aspects of those investigations are to include the collection, interpretation, and dissemination of geologic and hydrologic information leading to (1) a better understanding of the geology and hydrology of South Dakota, (2) better and easier use of the information by government, industry, and the public for decisions related to resource development and protection, (3) greater economic development, and (4) a better quality of life for South Dakota's citizens.
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State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama https://www.gsa.state.al.us/ogb/ogb.html

The State Oil and Gas Board of Alabama is a regulatory agency of the State of Alabama with the statutory charge of preventing waste and promoting the conservation of oil and gas while ensuring the protection of both the environment and the correlative rights of owners.

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Subcommittee on Disaster Reduction https://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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Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation https://www.tn.gov/environment Contact Information

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation exists to enhance the quality of life for citizens of Tennessee and to be stewards of our natural environment by: protecting and improving the quality of Tennessee’s air, land, and water through a responsible regulatory system; protecting and promoting human health and safety; conserving and promoting natural, cultural and historic resources; and providing a variety of quality outdoor recreational experiences.

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