Via Be Spacific.
Follow up to recent postings on opposition by public interest groups, members of Congresslibrarians to the closure of EPA libraries throughout the country, today this EPA press release stated: “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is providing broader access to a larger audience by making agency library materials available through its public Web site. Retrieving materials will be more efficient and easier to locate by using EPA’s online collection and reference services. “When libraries go digital, everyone benefits,” said Deputy Administrator Marcus Peacock. “By modernizing our libraries, EPA is bringing our cutting edge science to your fingertips, whether you live across the street, or on the other side of the world.”