• Access Denied: Federal Web Governance Under the Trump Administration examines the Trump administration’s management of federal websites related to environmental regulation and makes recommendations for the Biden administration moving forward. Currently, there are few policies governing website content.
Promoting Data Resilience
We examine models for distributed stewardship of data by working with community members and partner organizations.
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.
Cultivating 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

Upcoming Webinar: From Besieged to Bolstered? The Biden Environmental Transition

Upcoming Webinar: From Besieged to Bolstered? The Biden Environmental Transition

Author:

Chris Sellers
Published:

April 8, 2021
On Wednesday, April 14, from 2:30 - 4PM Eastern, come join us for the webinar, "From Besieged to Bolstered? The Biden Environmental Transition." ...
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How the Biden Administration Can Protect Public Environmental Information

How the Biden Administration Can Protect Public Environmental Information

Just one week into Biden's presidency, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) announced its intent to review the effectiveness of scientific ...
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EDGI’s Data Program Examines the Role of Environmental Data Governance Through the Lenses of Power, Justice, and Equity

EDGI’s Data Program Examines the Role of Environmental Data Governance Through the Lenses of Power, Justice, and Equity

Author:

Kelsey Breseman
Published:

March 23, 2021
EDGI’s data program examines the role of environmental data and its governance through the lenses of power, justice, and equity: Which communities are invited to ...
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Say Goodbye to the Obama Era “All of the Above” Energy Approach

Say Goodbye to the Obama Era “All of the Above” Energy Approach

Author:

Web Monitoring Team
Published:

March 22, 2021
The BLM has removed the phrase “all of the above energy approach.” The image on the left shows BLM’s “Energy and Minerals” webpage on January ...
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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.

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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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