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U.S. Geological Survey https://www.usgs.gov Contact Information Ask An Expert
The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.
Federal agency
U.S. House of Representatives http://www.house.gov/
As per the Constitution, the U.S. House of Representatives makes and passes federal laws. The House is one of Congress’s two chambers (the other is the U.S. Senate), and part of the federal government’s legislative branch. The number of voting representatives in the House is fixed by law at no more than 435, proportionally representing the population of the 50 states.
U.S. Congress
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission https://www.nrc.gov/
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) was created as an independent agency by Congress in 1974 to ensure the safe use of radioactive materials for beneficial civilian purposes while protecting people and the environment. The NRC regulates commercial nuclear power plants and other uses of nuclear materials, such as in nuclear medicine, through licensing, inspection and enforcement of its requirements.
Federal agency
U.S. Permafrost Association http://www.uspermafrost.org/
The purpose of the United States Permafrost Association (USPA) is to encourage scientific and engineering investigations in permafrost is related topics and to disseminate results related to permafrost research. The position of the USPA is to encourage sharing of knowledge and data in permafrost science.
Non-profit
U.S. Senate https://www.senate.gov/

Established by the Constitution as one chamber of the federal government’s legislative branch, the United States Senate is comprised of one hundred members—two senators from each of the 50 states—who serve six-year, overlapping terms. Senators, along with members of the House of Representatives, propose, author, and vote on federal legislation that touches upon all aspects of U.S. domestic and foreign policy. Senators provide advice and consent on executive nominations and treaties and conduct oversight of all branches of the federal government.

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University of New Hampshire, Earth Systems Research Center http://www.esrc.sr.unh.edu/

The University of New Hampshire's Earth Systems Research Center (ESRC) brings together ecologists, environmental chemists, Earth system modelers, and remote sensing scientists to study natural and human-induced changes in the Earth's water, carbon, and nitrogen metabolism.

College / University
Utah Department of Environmental Quality https://deq.utah.gov/ Contact Information

DEQ's mission is, "Safeguarding and improving Utah’s air, land and water through balanced regulation." We implement State and federal environmental laws and work with individuals, community groups, and businesses to protect the quality of our air, land and water.

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Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining https://oilgas.ogm.utah.gov/oilgasweb/ Contact Information

The mission of the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining is to regulate the exploration and development of coal, oil and gas, and other minerals in a manner which encourages responsible reclamation and development; protects correlative rights; prevents waste; and protects human health and safety, the environment, and the interests of the state and its citizens.

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Utah Geological Survey https://geology.utah.gov/ Contact Information

The Utah Geological Survey provides timely scientific information about Utah's geologic environment, resources and hazards.

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Vermont Center for Geographic Information http://vcgi.vermont.gov/ Contact Information
The Vermont Center for Geographic Information, a division of the Agency of Commerce and Community Development (VCGI), will provide strategic governance and deliver high quality geospatial data, services, solutions, infrastructure and expertise using methods that are efficient and effective, client-focused, and consistent with our enabling legislation.
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