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Partners and Stakeholders

This Web page includes links to partner and stakeholder organizations with programs or activities related to climate change and water.

Note: Several of the links listed below will take you to non-EPA websites. In doing so, EPA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies, or applications. Exit EPA Disclaimer


Main Climate Change Website
Office of Research and Development Science Inventory

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Federal Agencies

Directory of Regional Climate Change Adaptation Programs of Federal Natural Resources Agencies (43 pp, 1,357K, About PDF)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Climate Program Office
Regional Integration Science and Assessment (RISA) Program 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Federal Support Toolbox

U.S. Department of the Interior

Climate Change Website
Climate Science Centers
Bureau of Reclamation – Climate Change
Bureau of Reclamation – Landscape Conservation Cooperatives
U.S. Geological Survey Climate and Land Use
U.S. Geological Survey National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center

White House Offices 

White House Council on Environmental Quality

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Federal Interagency Groups

Council on Climate Change Preparedness and Resilience
Federal Climate Change and Water Working Group
Federal Interagency Floodplain Management Task Force
National Fish, Wildlife and Plants Climate Adaptation Working Group
National Ocean Council
U.S. Global Change Research Program

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International Organizations

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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Ocean and Great Lakes Partnerships

California Ocean Protection Council
Florida Oceans and Coastal Council
Great Lakes Regional Collaboration
 - includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin
Governors' South Atlantic Alliance
 - includes Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina
Gulf of Maine Council on the Marine Environment
Gulf of Mexico Alliance
 - includes Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas
Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean
 - includes Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Virginia
Northeast Regional Ocean Council
 - includes Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
West Coast Governors Alliance on Ocean Health
 - includes California, Oregon, and Washington

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Research Organizations

Koshland Science Museum Climate Change Online Exhibit
National Academy of Sciences - Climate Change Topic
National Academy of Sciences - Oceans and Climate Change Topic
National Research Council/America's Climate Choices Series
U.S. EPA Office of Research and Development
Water Environment Research Foundation
Water Research Foundation Climate Change Clearinghouse

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State, Local and Tribal Entities

State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience
Association of Clean Water Administrators
Association of State Drinking Water Administrators
Association of State Wetland Managers
Coastal States Organization
Ground Water Protection Council
National Tribal Water Council
Water Utility Climate Alliance
Western Governors' Association
Western States Federal Agency Support Team

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Water Associations

American Water Works Association
Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies
National Association of Clean Water Agencies
Water Environment Federation

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Additional Sources of Climate/Water Information

Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange

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