Summaries and Updates on
Geoscience and Environmental Policy Issues
106th Congress (1999-2000)

105th Congress (1997-1998)   104th Congress (1995-1996)

 Budget   Education   Energy   Environment   Hazards   Natural Resources   Science 

This web site contains frequently updated information on congressional and federal agency actions that affect the geoscience community. Issues include the federal budget process, the environment, natural resources, energy, natural hazards, and science policy. This site is an important component in AGI's efforts to keep geoscientists informed about policy developments in Washington. An archive of monthly and special updates and alerts sent out by e-mail is also available on this web site. For those seeking additional information, Congressional Reseach Service reports providing in-depth research on these and other science-related topics are available on the website of the National Council for Science and the Environment.


Appropriations and Budget Process

Education Policy Issues

Energy Issues Environmental Issues Natural Hazards Issues Natural Resource Issues Science Policy Issues
Alphabetical Listing of Legislation By Topic

Appropriations and Budget Process (Fiscal Year 2001)

Appropriations and Budget Process (Fiscal Years 1999 and 2000) Arctic National Wildlife Refuge/National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska Asbestos Clean Air Clean Water Climate Change: Long Term and El Nino Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Congressional Natural Hazards Caucus Database Protection and Data Access Issues Education Policy Issues Electricity Deregulation Endangered Species/Biological Diversity Environmental Policy Issues Evolution in the Schools Fossils On Public Lands Geologic Mapping  Enacted Into Law: 12-9-99 Government Performance and Results Act Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Hazard Mitigation and Insurance Helium: Selling the Federal Reserve Methane Hydrate R&D Mining Law Reform National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program Reauthorization National Institute for the Environment Nuclear Energy/Waste Disposal Ocean Policy Oil and Gas Issues (General) Energy Policy/Oil and Gas Tax Incentives Outer Continental Shelf Public Land Issues Royalty Fairness/Royalty In Kind Science Policy Issues Science R&D Funding Solid Waste Strategic Petroleum Reserve/ Energy Policy & Conservation Act Superfund/Brownfields U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Women and Minorities in Science

(Catalog Maintained by David Applegate, AGI Government Affairs)

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Last revised on January 30, 2001



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