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PCPG has compiled the following list of Internet links to assist geologists and environmental scientists in locating relevant information on the web quickly.  This list will evolve, as does the Internet, and please feel free to recommend or offer other links for inclusion on this list (Contact PCPG).

Links applicable to Pennsylvania-focused organizations and agencies are listed first, with national links following.  To see the web address to which you will be directed (in a new browser window or tab), just hover over the link and the address will be shown in a tool-tip.

*** Pennsylvania Geo Links ***

PA State Registration Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors and Geologists (PA Department of State)

 Home Page - State Registration Board for PEs, PLSs, & PGs  Link
        Online Services
        Fees as of September 30, 2017 (PDF) Link
        Act 367 of of 1945 (PDF)

PA Geologic Survey

 Home Page - PA Geologic Survey  Link
        Staff Directory  Link
        Library  Link
        Publications  Link
        PA Geology Online (quarterly publication)  Link
        Marcellus Shale Research  Link

PA Geological Societies

 Field Conference of Pennsylvania Geologists  Link
 HAGS - Harrisburg Area Geological Society  Link
 PGS - Pittsburgh Geological Society  Link
 PGS - Philadelphia Geological Society  Link

PA Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP)

 Home Page - Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP)  Link
        Regional and District Offices  Link
        Organization Chart  Link
        eFacts  Link
        Online eLibrary (includes envir. laws, forms, publications, and guidance docs.)  Link
        Bureau of Waste Management  Link

               Environmental Cleanup Programs

               Land Recycling Program  Link
               Division of Storage Tanks  Link
               Storage Tank Cleanup Program  Link
        Bureau of Oil and Gas Management  Link
               Marcellus Shale  Link
        Office of Mineral Resources Management / Mining Programs  Link
        Office of Water Management / Water Programs  Link
        Bureau of Air Quality  Link
        Office of Energy and Technology Deployment (OETD) / Energy Programs  Link

Other Geo Links

 PA Code Online  Link
 PA Bulletin Online  Link
 SRBC - Susquehanna River Basin Commission  Link
 DRBC - Delaware River Basin Commission  Link
 USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center  Link
 PA DCNR - PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources  Link
 PA DCED - PA Department of Community and Economic Development  Link
 USTIF - Underground Storage Tank Indemnification Fund (PA Insurance Department)  Link
 PASDA - PA Spatial Data Access (PA Geospatial Data Clearinghouse, Penn State Univ.)  Link
 PA SoilMap - Penn State Cooperative Extension Geospatial Technology Program  Link
 Discover Data Science - GIS Degree Programs – Guide to Choosing a Program Link

*** National Geo Links ***

United States Geological Survey (USGS)

 Home Page - United States Geological Survey (USGS)  Link
        USGS Regions and Directory of Key Officials  Link
        USGS Offices by State  Link
        Maps, Imagery, and Publications Home  Link
        USGS Publications Warehouse  Link
        USGS Library - "the largest earth science library in the world"  Link
        National Geologic Map Database  Link
        National Geospatial Program  Link
        USGS State Water Science Centers (various)  
               Pennsylvania Water Science Center  Link
               Maryland - Delaware - Washington DC Water Science Center  Link
               New Jersey Water Science Center  Link
               New York Water Science Center  Link
               Virginia Water Science Center  Link
               Local Water Resources Offices Home (including directory for all states)  Link

National Geological Organizations and Societies

 ASBOG - National Association of State Boards of Geology  Link
 GSA - Geological Society of America  Link
 AIPG - American Institute of Professional Geologists  Link
 AGI - American Geological Institute  Link
 AASG - Association of American State Geologists  Link
 AWG - Assocation for Women Geoscientists  Link
 AAPG - American Association of Petroleum Geologists  Link
 AGU - American Geophysical Union  Link
 AEG - Association of Environmental and Engineering Geologists  Link
 NGWA - National Ground Water Association  Link

State Geological Surveys (various) *

 State  State Geological Survey
 Maryland (MD)  Maryland Geological Survey (MGS)  MGS
 New Jersey (NJ)  New Jersey Geological Survey (NJGS)  NJGS
 Delaware (DE)  Delaware Geological Survey (DGS)  DGS
 New York (NY)  New York State Geological Survey (NYSGS)  NYSGS
 Ohio (OH)  Ohio Division of Geological Survey (OhioGS)  OhioGS
 West Virginia (WV)  West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey (WVGES)  WVGES
 Virginia (VA)  Virginia Division of Geology and Mineral Resources (VA DGMR)  VA DGMR
 North Carolina (NC)

 North Carolina Geological Survey (NCGS)

 Connecticut (CT)  Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey (CGNHS)  CGNHS
 Massachusetts (MA)  Office of the Massachusetts State Geologist (OMSG)  OMSG
 Indiana (IN)  Indiana Geological Survey (IGS)  IGS
 Illinois (IL)  Illinois State Geological Survey (ISGS)  ISGS
 Kentucky (KY)  Kentucky Geological Survey (KGS)  KGS

* Note:  The Association of American State Geologists (AASG) website includes a page where information for all state geological surveys can be acquired: Link.

United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)

 Home Page - United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA)  Link
        Organizational Information - by Office and by Region  Link
        EPA Region 3 Home (PA, MD, DE, VA, WV, DC)  Link
        EPA Region 3 - Programs, Divisions, and contact information  Link
        EPA Region 2 Home (NY, NJ, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, 7 Tribal Nations)  Link
        EPA Region 2 - Programs, Divisions, and contact information  Link

State Environmental Regulatory Agencies (various)

 State  Primary Environmental Regulatory Agency  Link
 Maryland (MD)  Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE)  MDE
 New Jersey (NJ)  New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)  NJDEP
 Delaware (DE)  DE Dep't of Natural Resources & Environmental Conservation (DNREC)  DNREC
 New York (NY)  New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)  NYSDEC
 Ohio (OH)  Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA)  Ohio EPA
 West Virginia (WV)  West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WV DEP)  WV DEP
 Washington DC (DC)  Department of Health / Environmental Health Administration (DC EHA)  DC EHA
 Virginia (VA)  Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VA DEQ)  VA DEQ
 North Carolina (NC)

 NC Department of Environment & Natural Resources (NCDENR)

 Connecticut (CT)  Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (CT DEP)  CT DEP
 Massachusetts (MA)  Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP)  MassDEP
 Indiana (IN)  Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM)  IDEM
 Illinois (IL)  Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA)  IEPA
 Kentucky (KY)  Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (KY DEP)  KY DEP


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