Archiving Government Data
Working with partners we preserve vulnerable scientific data and web pages from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Energy, and other agencies.
Monitoring Federal Websites
We monitor changes to tens of thousands of federal environmental and climate change web pages to trace how data, information, and their presentation change.
Interviewing Federal Experts
We interview federal employees to provide a human, qualitative perspective on how the current administration is affecting environmental health agencies.

Recent Blog Posts

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Awards Generous Grant to EDGI to Expand its Work

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Awards Generous Grant to EDGI to Expand its Work

EDGI is excited to announce that the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) has awarded us a generous grant to sustain ...
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Volunteer Position: Website Monitoring Analyst

Volunteer Position: Website Monitoring Analyst

The Environmental Data & Governance Initiative (EDGI) is monitoring changes to information and data on federal websites to hold our ...
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EPA staff say the Trump administration is changing their mission from protecting human health and the environment to protecting industry

EPA staff say the Trump administration is changing their mission from protecting human health and the environment to protecting industry

The Environmental Protection Agency made news recently for excluding reporters from a “summit” meeting on chemical contamination in drinking water. Episodes like ...
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Would firing Scott Pruitt save the EPA?

Would firing Scott Pruitt save the EPA?

Pruitt relied on tactics deployed by two previous Republican administrations — Ronald Reagan, who staged a frontal assault on the EPA early ...
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The First 100 Days and Counting Series

EDGI has conducted in-depth analyses of the Environmental Protection Agency, environmental justice, and changes to federal climate change web content in the early Trump administration.

Funding

Our work is made possible through grants and tax-deductible donations from the public.
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Volunteer to be a Web Monitoring Analyst

EDGI is looking for volunteer web monitoring analysts 5-10 hrs/weekAnalysts track and classify website changes flagged by our version tracking software. Each analyst is responsible for monitoring a set of web domains on a weekly cycle, which is important for ensuring timely response and coverage. If you’re interested, contact Jake Wylie at edgi.websitemonitoring@protonmail.com.

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If you are concerned about a program or dataset check out our Archiving page for ways to ensure it is preserved. You can also contribute how-tos and tools to our GitHub!