EPA Libraries And Unique E-Catalog Threatened by Budget Cutbacks

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on February 14, 2006

Press release: “Under President Bush’s proposed budget, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is slated to shut down its network of libraries that serve its own scientists as well as the public, according to internal agency documents released today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). In addition to the libraries, the agency will pull the plug on its electronic catalog which tracks tens of thousands of unique documents and research studies that are available nowhere else.”
The following documents, included in the press release, are in PDF:

  • Read about the impacts of the EPA library system cuts
  • Look at the number of library services on the chopping block
  • View the staff and budget cuts, library-by-library
  • See also SLA Denounces Proposal to Close EPA Libraries
  • and The Scientist – Budget cuts imperil EPA library system – Research database, access to documents may be curtailed in Fiscal 2007 budget proposal
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