Institutions & Federal Agencies
Other Government Agencies
Department of Agriculture
Environmental & Bioremediation
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Agriculture Research Service
[U.S. Department of Agriculture] Research conducted by this organization includes crop improvement, rangelands, animal production, irrigation, and drainage in order to address high national priorities in the environment and agriculture.
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
[USDA] (APHIS) "The mission of the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is to protect America's animal and plant resources."
ARS Methyl Bromide Research
[U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service] Methyl Bromide is a chemical that contributes to the depletion of the ozone layer. This program is conducting research to find new alternatives in order to stop total production of this chemical by 2010 in developed countries.
Natural Resources Conservation Service
[USDA] (NRCS) The NRCS provides leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, improve, and sustain our natural resources and environment.
Permitting, Notification, and Deregulation
[United States Department of Agriculture] This web site contains detailed information on how the USDA
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) regulates the movement, importation, and field testing of genetically engineered plants and microorganisms through permitting and notification procedures.