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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Opportunities to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions Through Materials and Land Management Practices.

Categories: Climate Change,Environment

Describes the link between climate change and the materials and land management programs of the EPA and its partners. Identifies the portion of U.S. green house gas emissions related to materials and land management practices and scenarios for improvement. From the Environmental Protection Agency.

Interim Report of the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force

Categories: Environment,Natural Resources

Identifies 9 priority objectives in developing policy to protect ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes ecosystems and resources. From the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

Fact Sheet on U.S. Missile Defense Policy

Categories: Defense/Military,East Europe,Homeland Security,Middle East Conflict

Subtitled: A Phased Adaptive Approach for Missile Defense in Europe. Spells out the strategy behind the cancellation of plans for a land-based missile force in Eastern Europe in favor of a sea-based strategy to counter potential military threats from the Middle East. From the White House.

The FDIC’s Role in the Monitoring of IndyMac Bank

Categories: Business/Economics,Financial Crisis/Markets,Laws/Regulations

Reports on results of an investigation into the regulatory oversight role played by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation prior to the 2008 collapse of a prominent bank. From the Office of the Inspector General of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Labor Force Participation Rate of People 65 Years and Older: 2008 American Community Survey.

Categories: Elderly,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Offers statistics on the percentage of men and of women 65+ by state in the work force in 2008. From the Census Bureau.

Workers Who Drove Alone to Work: 2007 and 2008 American Community Surveys

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics,Transportation

Offers commuting details on the number and percentage of workers who drove to work alone by state in 2007 and 2008. Also shows the change from 2007 to 2008. From the Census Bureau.

Property Value: 2007 and 2008 American Community Surveys

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Property Rights,Statistics

Presents statistics on median property value by states ranging from $576,000 in Hawaii and $552,000 in California to $99,000 in Mississippi and West Virginia. Also shows the change in property value from 2007 to 2008. From the Census Bureau.

Median Household Income for States: 2007 and 2008 American Community Surveys

Categories: Income/Poverty,Statistics

Presents statistics on household income by state with changes from 2007 to 2008. From the Census Bureau.

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