Resources and References


The California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) was created in 1991 by Governor’s Executive Order. The six Boards, Departments and Office were placed within the Cal/EPA “umbrella” to create a cabinet level voice for the protection of human health and the environment and to assure the coordinated deployment of State resources. Our mission is to restore, protect and enhance the environment, to ensure public health, environmental quality and economic vitality.

The Contractors State License Board protects consumers by regulating the construction industry through policies that promote the health, safety and general welfare of the public in matters relating to construction.

New Mexico

The New Mexico Environment Department’s mission is to provide the highest quality of life throughout the state by promoting a safe, clean and productive environment.

Federal Agencies

The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.

Energy Department ensures America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions.

SERDP and ESTCP are the Department of Defense’s environmental research programs, harnessing the latest science and technology to improve DoD’s environmental performance, reduce costs, and enhance and sustain mission capabilities. The Programs respond to environmental technology requirements that are common to all of the military Services, complementing the Services’ research programs. SERDP and ESTCP promote partnerships and collaboration among academia, industry, the military Services, and other Federal agencies.

The Hazardous Waste Clean-up Information (CLU-IN) provides information about innovative treatment technology to the hazardous waste remediation community. It describes programs, organizations, publications, and other tools for federal and state personnel, consulting engineers, technology developers and vendors, remediation contractors, researchers, community groups, and individual citizens. The site was developed by the U.S. EPA but is intended as a forum for all waste remediation stakeholders.


The mission of PROFEPA is to seek environmental justice through the strict enforcement of the Law, banishing impunity, corruption, indolence and lack of authority, and involving all sectors of society and the three levels of Government in this fight, under the most pure principles of fairness and justice.