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.


Environmental Data Justice

We connect research and advocacy on Environmental and Data Justice to theorize, imagine and enact more just human-environmental relationships.

Recent Blog Posts

Collaborative Authorship: EDGI’s Values-First Approach to Attribution

Collaborative Authorship: EDGI’s Values-First Approach to Attribution

Author:

Kelsey Breseman, Stephanie Knutson, EDGI
Published:

April 2, 2020
By Kelsey Breseman, Stephanie Knutson, EDGI One of this year’s initiatives for EDGI’s working group on organizational structure is to more publicly share some of ...
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EDGI's Take on Proposed Revisions Undercutting the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

EDGI’s Take on Proposed Revisions Undercutting the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

Author:

Marcy Beck, Gretchen Gehrke, and Aaron Lemelin
Published:

March 30, 2020
Photo: Jeffrey Hamilton By Marcy Beck, Gretchen Gehrke, and Aaron Lemelin EDGI welcomed the opportunity to comment on​ the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) ...
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An Embattled Landscape Series, Part 2a: Coronavirus and the Three-Year Trump Quest to Slash Science at the CDC

An Embattled Landscape Series, Part 2a: Coronavirus and the Three-Year Trump Quest to Slash Science at the CDC

Author:

By Christopher Sellers, Leif Fredrickson, Alissa Cordner, Kelsey Breseman, Eric Nost, Kelly Wilkins, and EDGI
Published:

March 24, 2020
By Christopher Sellers, Leif Fredrickson, Alissa Cordner, Kelsey Breseman, Eric Nost, Kelly Wilkins, and EDGI Executive Summary The administration of President Donald Trump has repeatedly ...
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EDGI/EHAC Critiques Trump Admin's Efforts to Weaken the National Environmental Policy Act

EDGI/EHAC Critiques Trump Admin’s Efforts to Weaken the National Environmental Policy Act

Author:

Pete Andrews, Gretchen Gehrke, Emily Pawley, Keith Pluymers, Chris Sellers, Adam M. Sowards, Ellen Griffith Spears, and Jay Turner
Published:

March 14, 2020
The Environmental History Action Collaborative (EHAC), a working group of EDGI, submitted public comments to the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) on proposed changes to ...
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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 our Web Monitoring Program Coordinator 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!