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Introductions from panelists and participants - who are
they and what are their needs? [Panelists and participants represent
a broad range of local to global needs.]
September 18 - September 29, 2000
Potpourri of online and print
environmental resources - favorites and reasons why they are valuable.
- What environmental information and data do people want from
EPA and state agencies?
- How well do EPA and other national and state resources meet
- Quick Comments:
Comparison of the content of state and national environmental
- What information do library patrons and other members of the
- Can they find it in resources from EPA or from other local,
state or national groups?
- Are these resources online or in print form?
Ways of organizing environmental information resources
for easy access.
- What information is currently provided?
- Can people readily find the material they are seeking?
- Are national and local resources linked effectively?
- What are good regional models?
- Participant Questions:
- Quick Comments:
How communities can build capacity for environmental
- How can EPA, states,
and environmental organizations help the public find information?
- What mechanisms exist
to give people some indication of the quality of the information
they are receiving?
How EPA can help build capacity for environmental
- Libraries: What can libraries do to build capacity for
environmental decision making? What do libraries need to fill
the role they'd like to play?
- Information: What information do organizations, individuals
and communities need to build capacity for environmental decision
Defining success for communities, libraries and the EPA.
- How can EPA and its partners support libraries in building
- How can the Internet be used more effectively in this process?
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