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.


Promoting 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

EDGI Urges EPA to Withdraw its Ill-Conceived 'Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science' Proposed Rule

EDGI Urges EPA to Withdraw its Ill-Conceived ‘Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science’ Proposed Rule

Author:

Gretchen Gehrke and Marcy Beck
Published:

May 13, 2020
The Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI) has submitted a public comment on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (SNPRM) regarding ...
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An Embattled Landscape Series, Part 2b: The Declining Capacity of Federal Environmental Science

An Embattled Landscape Series, Part 2b: The Declining Capacity of Federal Environmental Science

Author:

Chris Sellers, Marianne Sullivan, Kelsey Breseman, Eric Nost, and EDGI
Published:

May 7, 2020
Over the past three and a half years, the Trump administration has engaged in a historically unprecedented campaign to shrink our government’s capacity for reliable, ...
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EDGI is hiring! Paid Summer Research Internships

EDGI is hiring! Paid Summer Research Internships

Author:

EDGI
Published:

May 2, 2020
EDGI is hiring summer research interns to assist in coordinating a public online research project investigating patterns in violations of federal environmental regulations and enforcement ...
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EDGI is Hiring! Interview Curator and Research Assistantships

EDGI is Hiring! Interview Curator and Research Assistantships

Author:

EDGI
Published:

April 27, 2020
The Policy Monitoring/Interviewing Working Group of the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative is seeking to fill a part-time Interview Curator position as well as part-time ...
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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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