Environmental Law Resources
Resources that promote innovative and efficient transportation.
Laws and programs related to protecting the environment.
University of Colorado site with information on natural resource law.
Information on pesticides for businesses and consumers.
Leading environmental agency for the State of Texas.
The premier forum for strategies and information for environmental, energy, and resource lawyers, advisors, and decision-makers.
Information on enforcement in California against polluters.
The Environmental Law Institute’s overview of environmental law and natural resources.
Vermont Law School’s free research source engine on environmental law and international environmental law.
Information on one of the most prolific artesian aquifers in the world.
The state agency charged with statewide water planning and administration of low-cost financial programs for the planning, design and construction of water supply, wastewater treatment, flood control and agricultural water conservation projects.
The Texas Water Resource Institute contains articles and links about irrigation and water management.
News, regulatory information, technical discussions, job listings and product information on topics regarding domestic and industrial wastewater.
The Texas State Recycling Program provides services for all students, faculty, and staff of the University.
Review the Recycling Center’s list of what may be recycled on campus.
The Recycling Centers guide to recycling different types of waste.
Volunteer opportunities are available to Texas State students who would like to gain experience in the field of recycling. It is a great chance to gain work experience and enhance one’s resume.
Urban and community forestry defined.
San Marcos’s Community Forestry Program strives to conserve, protect, and enhance existing trees and natural landscapes that are healthy and contribute to a safe and livable community.
The UN’s informative article on the global issue of climate change.
UNESCO’s resource book of materials for classroom use and materials for the training of teachers and educators on climate change.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) provides science and information for a climate-smart nation. The NOAA is a source of timely and authoritative scientific data and information about climate.
The NOAA has a collection of educational resources concerning how climate works. It is important to understand climatic processes because they have the potential to affect environmental conditions.
NASA’s article explaining the difference between climate change and global warming.
While NASA’s role is not to set climate policy or to prescribe particular responses or solutions to climate change, its purview does include providing the robust scientific data needed to understand climate change and evaluating the impact of efforts to combat it.
The Environmental Service Committee (ESC) at Texas State University empowers people to achieve their vision of sustainable campus community by providing a platform through which environmentally centered projects can be funded. The ESC distributes funds collected from the Environmental Service Fee for improvements at the University and within greater San Marcos.
Information on proposed legislation, how Senators and Representatives voted on environmental issues and pre-election evaluations of candidates.
Litter prevention and beautification activities statewide.
Opportunities for local involvement, activism, and outings.
A non-profit organization that produces web and CD-ROM-based environmental programs.