Toxicology, Environmental Health, Science

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Wisconsin Environmental Public Health Tracking Program
Provides environmental hazard and chronic disease data. Funded by the CDC to help bridge the gap between environment and chronic disease by providing numerous data sets in one location. They target local health departments in hopes the data can assist in creating the community health assessment or CHIPP. The topics that they have data are air pollutant, drinking water, asthma, birth defects, cancer, carbon monoxide poisoning, lead poisoning, heart attack, and reproductive outcomes.

Environmental Health and Toxicology Portal
Through NLM (National Library of Medicine)

Especially for Health Professionals

Environmental Health Links through NLM

Haz-Map- Links jobs and hazardous tasks with occupational diseases and their symptoms

Household Products Database-Potential health effects of chemicals in common household products

TOXMAP- Maps of on-site toxic releases and hazardous waste sites from the EPA's Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) and the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL)

TOXNET - Collection of databases on hazardous chemicals, toxic releases, and environmental health

Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce is a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet.

Environmental Health
Information includes agencies and associations, children’s environmental health, hazardous materials, air, water, toxicology, literature &reports, data tools & stats, education & training, legislation & policy, conferences & meetings, and jobs & careers.

US Department of Agriculture National Agriculture Library
The National Agricultural Library is one of four national libraries of the United States, with locations in Beltsville, Maryland and Washington, D.C. It houses one of the world's largest and most accessible agricultural information collections and serves as the nexus for a national network of state land-grant and U.S. Department of Agriculture field libraries. The mission is to advance access to global information for agriculture.

NAL Catalog
The NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA) provides citations to agricultural literature.

University of Wisconsin Extension Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center (SHWEC)
The Solid and Hazardous Waste Education Center's (SHWEC) mission is to enhance Wisconsin's environment and economy by providing quality education, information and technical assistance to promote the sustainable use of natural resources. Program areas include:Composting, Recycling, Energy and Climate, Solid and Hazardous Waste, Green Building, Sustainable Communities, and Pollution Prevention. 

Wisconsin Department of Health Environmental Health Resources
Information includes air quality, chemical hazards, human hazards, food safety, mosquito control, and water quality.

Lead Safe Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
The Department of Natural Resources is dedicated to the preservation, protection, effective management, and maintenance of Wisconsin's natural resources. It is responsible for implementing the laws of the state and, where applicable, the laws of the federal government that protect and enhance the natural resources of our state. It is the one agency charged with full responsibility for coordinating the many disciplines and programs necessary to provide a clean environment and a full range of outdoor recreational opportunities for Wisconsin citizens and visitors.

Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene Environmental Health Division
As the State’s public and environmental health laboratory and a part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene scientists and academic leaders provide analytical testing, consultation, research, and education in a variety of specialties, including environmental sciences, occupational health and toxicology.