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NOAA upgrades climate website amid growing demand for climate information

“NOAA’s Climate Program Office today launched a newly redesigned version of Climate.gov, NOAA’s award-winning, flagship website that provides the public with clear, timely, and science-based information about climate. The redesign expands the site’s already significant capacity to connect Americans with the resources they need to understand and plan for climate-related risks. Americans are facing increasingly… Continue Reading

New on LLRX September 2021

2021 Guide to Internet Privacy Resources and Tools – by Marcus Zillman How Can We Help To Free Legal Research From Algorithmic Bias? – by Stephanie Farne The legal regulation revolution – by Jason Furlong 4 strategies for energy and climate change breakthroughs at the UN summits – by Morgan Bazilian and Dolf Gielen Evidence… Continue Reading

OMB’s Made in America Website Showcases What Agencies Aren’t Buying Here

NextGov: “The Office of Management and Budget’s Made in American Office launched a website [October 1, 2021] that fulfills a key aspect of a January executive order from President Joe Biden ordering federal agencies to buy more American-made products. Launched through the General Services Administration, the website—MadeinAmerica.gov—will publish information on proposed waivers and waivers granted… Continue Reading

EPA Envirofacts

“The preliminary 2020 TRI dataset is now available. The dataset is approximately 99% complete, and will be updated several times in response to data quality analyses and revisions submitted by facilities. For more information, visit https://www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/tri-preliminary-dataset. The Envirofacts database is now RESTful service-enabled. See the services tab below for documentation and examples, or visit: Envirofacts… Continue Reading

New eCFR Website

“The Office of the Federal Register (OFR) and the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) have formally launched a new eCFR website. Over the last few years, OFR and GPO developed significant improvements that are now available on the new eCFR website, including the ability to: Show which sections have been recently updated. Display and compare previous versions of… Continue Reading

Find & compare nursing homes, hospitals & other providers near you

Care Compare – Medicare.gov: “Find and compare Medicare-certified nursing homes based on a location, and compare the quality of care they provide and their staffing. A nursing home is a place for people who can’t be cared for at home and need 24-hour nursing care. We’ve combined our 8 original provider compare sites, giving you… Continue Reading

LegalRuleML Core Specification Version 1.0

Oasis Open: “…Legal texts, e.g. legislation, regulations, contracts, and case law, are the source of norms, guidelines, and rules. As text, it is difficult to exchange specific information content contained in the texts between parties, to search for and extract structured the content from the texts, or to automatically process it further. Legislators, legal practitioners,… Continue Reading

GPO Digitizes List Of Publications The Federal Government Has Produced Since The 1800s

“The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) has digitized the Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, a historical list of publications the Federal Government produced from 1895 to 2004, as well as other historic government publication indexes. Librarians, scholars, students, and the general public can use these indexes to find historic publications of the U.S. Government.… Continue Reading

Predicting, Managing, and Preparing for Disasters Like Hurricane Ida

National Academies: “…Today, communities across Louisiana and Southeastern coasts are emerging from the shadow of Hurricane Ida. The storm has left New Orleans without power, surrounding areas flooded, and thousands evacuated from their homes. Since Hurricane Katrina swept through Louisiana almost exactly 16 years ago, the National Academies have helped produce scientific insights and recommendations… Continue Reading

Reporting COVID-19 Vaccinations in the United States

“CDC’s COVID Data Tracker provides COVID-19 vaccination data in the United States. Please visit the About COVID-19 Vaccine Delivered and Administration Data to better understand the IT systems behind the COVID-19 Data Tracker…CDC COVID Tracker publicly displays federal agency data individually by agency and incorporates federal agency vaccination data into national and jurisdictional progress metrics. Federal… Continue Reading