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

New Report Analyzes Changes to Climate Topics Across Thousands of US Federal Agency Websites

New Report Analyzes Changes to Climate Topics Across Thousands of US Federal Agency Websites

Authors: Eric Nost, Gretchen Gehrke, Aaron Lemelin, Marcy Beck, Steven Braun, Garance Malivel, and EDGI In EDGI’s latest report, “The ...
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EDGI Is Hiring a Communications Coordinator (Campaigns and Partnerships)!

EDGI Is Hiring a Communications Coordinator (Campaigns and Partnerships)!

Position Summary In the three years since it was founded, the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI) has made a ...
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Update of Sheep in the Closet Report -- EPA Enforcement Record in the Trump Administration through Fiscal Year 2018

Update of Sheep in the Closet Report — EPA Enforcement Record in the Trump Administration through Fiscal Year 2018

By Leif Fredrickson Last year EDGI started looking into the Environmental Protection Agency’s enforcement policies, practices and metrics, after our ...
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'Environmental Data Justice: Vision and Values' Event

‘Environmental Data Justice: Vision and Values’ Event

A summary by Garance Malivel & the EDJ Working Group On February 28th, 2019, the Environmental Data Justice (EDJ) Working ...
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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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Get Involved

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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Collaborate on Archiving

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!