Satori-5 offers informaion and resources on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (CFS), Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), and Hazardous Radiations Sickness (HRS). The website was created and is maintained by a sufferer of severe forms of all three of these illnesses. The webmasters often harrowing personal experiences with these illnesses are also documented on site and illustrated with photographs and short video films.
The International Chemical Secretariat is a non-profit organisation dedicated to work towards a toxic-free environment. In order to achieve this, the Secretariat promotes the implementation of precautionary perspectives into international chemicals policies and practices. More specifically, we keep ourselves informed about the latest and most progressive research and initiatives in the area of chemicals. We distribute this information to other stakeholders, primarily politicians and civil servants, industry and environmental NGOs, aiming to build capacity and strengthen protection of human health and the environment in chemicals regulation around the world. We have continuous dialogues with the stakeholders through meetings, seminars, workshops, newsletters, networks and IT. We also work to create networks and to be a resource for NGOs in this field.
MIRG, the Mesothelioma Information and Resource Group, is aimed at providing comprehensive information to victims of mesothelioma and their families. Mesothelioma is a terminal cancer of the lung and abdomen, and it requires more specialized treatment than other cancers of the lung. Mesothelioma is a direct result of exposure to asbestos fibers.
The Known Contaminated Sites in New Jersey online database is a municipal listing of sites where contamination of soil and/or ground water is confirmed at levels greater than the applicable cleanup criteria or standards. Database users can search the database by site name, county, or municipality.
i-MapNJ is an environmental mapping tool, administered by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, that provides users with information about neighborhoods, counties, and states. With this application, homeowners can find out what's in their backyard; and environmental organizations, planners, and builders can identify open space, various regulatory boundaries, sensitive lands, watersheds.
The Chemicals Policy Initiative site, administered by the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, contains information, documentation, and analysis of emerging European and international chemicals management policies, as well as links to key organizations, agencies, and documents.
Administered by the Environmenal Working Group, the MapScience Center Nuclear Waste Route Maps website uses Geographic Information System (GIS) analysis to generate custom maps of nuclear waste transportation routes.
The Cleanup Level Database is an on-line database and GIS system provides on-line listings of soil cleanup levels and records of decision for over 10,000 Superfund sites. Users can search by site or by compound.