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Government Documents - Environmental Protection Agency: Home
Guide to our holdings of EPA publications, covering topics like pollution, solid waste disposal, air and water quality, and pesticides.
Search for EPA technical reports available from NTIS covering 1964-present. Searching the database is free, but you have to create an account. The Government Documents Collection has copies of many of these reports, and we can obtain others through interlibrary loan.
These tools allow users to explore data about water, air quality, EPA compliance inspections, and other topics in their local areas.
Most EPA documents have been digitized and can be found in National Service Center for Environmental Publications or in the HathiTrust database. Government Documents holds an extensive collection of EPA publications in print and microfiche. Most print publications are listed in OneSearch, but microfiche has not been inventoried, so please ask for assistance if you are having trouble finding a report. Our holdings include the following series:
We can help you find laws and regulations related to EPA and environmental protection as well as Congressional hearings about the EPA's funding and activities. We also have a variety of general publications, CD-ROMs, pamphlets, and other EPA materials. We can also obtain documents from the EPA for you through interlibrary loan.
The EPA’s National Library Network consists of 25 libraries and repositories located in the Agency’s offices, research centers, and specialized laboratories. The Library Network serves the needs of EPA staff and the public by using the latest information technologies and innovative services to acquire, organize, and deliver timely access to information. Areas of focus include basic and applied sciences, management, legal information, and other special topics. This presentation covers several aspects of EPA library collections, including the EPA National Library Catalog, the National Service Center for Environmental Publications, epa.gov, and some information about the EPA publication process
Healthy seat: health schools environment assessment tool
U.S. EPA seminars on indoor air vapor intrusion
Pocket guide to marine debris
Resources in other libraries
Our library is part of the Federal Depository Library Program, a network of 1,200 libraries throughout the U.S. and its territories that provide government information. You may be able to access many of the resources discussed in this guide by visiting a depository library near you. Click here for a directory of libraries.