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Other Federal Agencies
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
    The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is responsible for the administration and management of 55 million surface acres and 57 million acres of subsurface minerals estates held in trust by the United States for American Indian, Indian tribes, and Alaska Natives. The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) provides education services to approximately 42,000 Indian students.
  • Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
    The Bureau of Land Management's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
  • Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)
    The Department of the Interior's (DOI's) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is the federal agency responsible for overseeing the safe and environmentally responsible development of energy and mineral resources on the Outer Continental Shelf.
  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
    Official organization home. Includes news on latest threats, advisories, planning tips, and job opportunities.
  • Department of Transportation (DOT)
    The mission of the DOT is to: serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.
  • EPA Office of Water
    EPA’s Office of Water (OW) ensures drinking water is safe, and restores and maintains oceans, watersheds, and their aquatic ecosystems to protect human health, support economic and recreational activities, and provide healthy habitat for fish, plants and wildlife.
  • Federal Aviation Administration
    The continuing mission of the FAA is to provide the safest, most efficient aerospace system in the world.
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
    FEMA's mission is to support our citizens and first responders to ensure that as a nation we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, protect against, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards.
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, or FERC, is an independent agency that regulates the interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, and oil. FERC also reviews proposals to build liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines as well as licensing hydropower projects.
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) conducts research and gathers data about the global oceans, atmosphere, space, and sun, and applies this knowledge to science and service that touch the lives of all Americans.
  • National Park Service
  • NOAA National Marine protected Areas Center
    The National Marine Protected Areas (MPA) Center's mission is to facilitate the effective use of science, technology, training, and information in the planning, management, and evaluation of the nation's system of marine protected areas.
  • NOAA National Ocean Service (NOS)
    The National Ocean Service (NOS) translates science, tools, and services into action, to address threats to coastal areas such as climate change, population growth, port congestion, and contaminants in the environment, all working towards healthy coasts and healthy economies.
  • NOAA Office for Coastal Management
    This organization was established when NOAA combined two offices: the Coastal Services Center and the Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management. In addition to implementing specific initiatives, a top priority for NOAA's Office for Coastal Management is to unify efforts to make communities more resilient. Issues run the gamut from protecting endangered species to erosion to generating better building codes for storm-resistant buildings.
  • NOAA: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
    NOAA Fisheries Service is dedicated to the stewardship of living marine resources through science-based conservation and management, and the promotion of healthy ecosystems.
  • Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
    The Tennessee Valley Authority, a corporation owned by the U.S. government, provides electricity for 9 million people in parts of seven southeastern states at prices below the national average.
  • U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (BOR)
    Established in 1902, the Bureau of Reclamation is best known for the dams, power plants, and canals it constructed in the 17 western states. These water projects led to homesteading and promoted the economic development of the West. Reclamation has constructed more than 600 dams and reservoirs including Hoover Dam on the Colorado River and Grand Coulee on the Columbia River.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment. EPA’s Office of Water (OW) ensures drinking water is safe, and restores and maintains oceans, watersheds, and their aquatic ecosystems to protect human health, support economic and recreational activities, and provide healthy habitat for fish, plants and wildlife. The agency also develops and enforces regulations, and is charged under Section 309 of the Clean Air Act to review the environmental impact statements (EIS) of other federal agencies and to comment on the adequacy and the acceptability of the environmental impacts of the proposed action.
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    The USFWS's mission is "working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people."
  • U.S. Forest Service
    Established in 1905, the Forest Service is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands.
  • U.S. Geological Survey
    The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of U.S. ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that are threats, the natural resources that can be relied on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help to provide timely, relevant, and useable information.
  • U.S. Maritime Administration
    The Maritime Administration is the agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation dealing with waterborne transportation. Its programs promote the use of waterborne transportation and its seamless integration with other segments of the transportation system, and the viability of the U.S. merchant marine.
  • USDA National Resources Conservation Service
    NRCS has expanded to become a conservation leader for all natural resources, ensuring private lands are conserved, restored, and more resilient to environmental challenges, like climate change.