• Our 2020 Annual Report details how we've pursued our vision of collaborative environmental care and the conscientious co-creation of just and sustainable futures.
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

Bio-Lab's Toxic Record Presages Chlorine-Fueled Fire Following Hurricane Laura

Bio-Lab’s Toxic Record Presages Chlorine-Fueled Fire Following Hurricane Laura

Author:

Maalvika Bhat, Sara Wylie, Megan Raisle, Eric Nost, Cole Alder and EDGI
Published:

September 17, 2020
The blaze at Bio-Lab following Hurricane Laura was not the first release of toxic chlorine from the facility, EDGI’s research into available federal data finds ...
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Change of the Week: Any idea why fighting wildfires is getting harder?

Change of the Week: Any idea why fighting wildfires is getting harder?

Author:

Website Monitoring Team
Published:

September 8, 2020
This week's change was made in June 2017 and features the removal of the only sentences about climate change on the U.S. Forest Service's Wildland ...
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Practicing Our Right to Know, Together — Review of EEW Congressional Report Card Workshops to Date

Practicing Our Right to Know, Together — Review of EEW Congressional Report Card Workshops to Date

Author:

Cole Alder, Leslie Alanis, Megan Raisle, Eric Nost, Kelsey Breseman, Sara Wylie
Published:

September 2, 2020
Last Thursday 20+ organizers, students, activists and academics gathered for the second of four online workshops to practice our right to know about environmental hazards ...
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Change of the Week: Chipping away at methane information

Change of the Week: Chipping away at methane information

Author:

Website Monitoring Team
Published:

August 31, 2020
This week’s change was made in 2017 and features the subtle removal of the lead-in sentence about methane from the EPA’s Overview of Greenhouse Gases ...
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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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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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