Browse an extensive list of federal, state, and local agencies, and other organizations that work on geoscience issues.
|Organization||Website||Contact Information||Ask An Expert||About||Organization Type||State|
|West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection||http://dep.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx||Contact Information||
The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) is a statewide operation, headquartered in Charleston. Operations are accomplished on a district or regional level, based upon the program, thus requiring a workforce throughout West Virginia. The WVDEP is involved in activites related to air quality, environmental quality and remediation, emergency response to hazards, land restoration, mining operations and reclamation, and regulation of the oil and gas industry.
|State agency||west virginia|
|West Virginia Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management||https://dhsem.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx||
The mission of the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) is to ensure the protection of life and property by providing coordination, guidance, support and assistance to local emergency managers and first responders.
|State agency||west virginia|
|West Virginia Geological & Economic Survey||http://www.wvgs.wvnet.edu/||
The WVGES was established with the purposes to, in general, (1) investigate the State's geological and physical resources, (2) make the results of these investigations promptly available to the public, and (3) provide topographic, geologic, and other maps of the State.
|State geological survey||west virginia|
|Western States Seismic Policy Council||https://www.wsspc.org/||Contact Information||
The mission of the Western States Seismic Policy Council (WSSPC) is to develop seismic policies and share information to promote programs intended to reduce earthquake-related losses.
|Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources||https://dnr.wi.gov/||Contact Information||
To protect and enhance our natural resources (our air, land and water; our wildlife, fish and forests; and the ecosystems that sustain all life). To provide a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor opportunities. To ensure the right of all people to use and enjoy these resources in their work and leisure. To work with people to understand each other's views and to carry out the public will. And in this partnership consider the future and generations to follow.
|Wisconsin Emergency Management||https://dma.wi.gov/DMA/wem/home||Contact Information||
Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) coordinates effective disaster response and recovery efforts in support of local governments.
|Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey||https://wgnhs.wisc.edu/||Contact Information||Ask An Expert||
The Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey conducts earth-science surveys, field studies, and research. We provide objective scientific information about the geology, mineral resources, water resources, soil, and biology of Wisconsin.
|State geological survey||wisconsin|
|Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality||http://deq.wyoming.gov/||Contact Information||
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality is responsible for enforcing state and federal environmental laws. It is comprised of seven divisions inluding: administration, abandoned mine land, air quality, industrial siting, land quality, solid & hazardous waste, water quality.
|Wyoming State Emergency Response Commission||https://hls.wyo.gov/||Contact Information||
Among the SERC's duties are the following: designate local emergency planning districts within the state and appoint a local emergency planning committee (LEPC) to serve each of the districts; coordinate and supervise activities of the local committees; review local emergency response plans annually; receive all chemical release notifications and inventory reports.
|Wyoming State Geological Survey||https://www.wsgs.wyo.gov/||Contact Information||
The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) performs the important and critical function of interpreting Wyoming’s complex geology.
|State geological survey||wyoming|