Source Lists

Here are some source lists environmental reporters have found helpful.



Federal Agencies


Newsroom. HQ Contact Info and Regional Press Contact List.

Interior Department

Headquarters: Newsroom. Releases.

Bureau of Indian Affairs: News/Releases.

Bureau of Land Management: Releases. National Office and State Newsrooms.

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management: NewsroomContacts.

Bureau of Reclamation: NewsroomMedia Contacts.

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement: NewsroomContacts.

National Park Service: NewsroomContacts. Or see individual parks. NPS FOIA Officer: Charis Wilson, MLS, CRM, 12795 W. Alameda Parkway, PO Box 25287, Denver, CO 80225-0287, 303-969-2959. Regional FOIA Contacts.

Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement: NewsroomContacts.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service: Newsroom. Office of Communications. Contacts.

U.S. Geological Survey: NewsroomMedia Contacts.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Newsroom and Media Contacts

National Marine Fisheries Service: Newsroom. Media Contacts.

Sea Grant: NewsNational and Regional Contacts.

National Weather Service: NewsContacts.

National Hurricane Center: NewsContactsPublic Affairs Officer.

National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly National Climatic Data Center): John Leslie, NOAA Office of Communication. Contacts.

Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR)

Newsroom. Contacts.

Agriculture Department

USDA: NewsroomInfo for mediaContacts for all USDA bureaus (drill down).

US Forest Service: HQ Newsroom. National Programs and Offices.

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS): NewsroomContacts.

Natural Resources Conservation Service: Newsroom. Contacts.

Food and Nutrition Service: NewsroomContacts.

Food Safety and Inspection Service: NewsroomContacts.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

NewsroomPress Contacts.

U.S. Chemical Safety & Hazard Investigation Board (CSB)

Media Room and ContactsReleasesMedia resourcesFOIA reference guideRSS feeds.

U.S. Coast Guard

Newsroom. Contact.

Consumer Product Safety Commission

NewsroomMedia Contacts.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

News. Public Affairs Contacts.

Energy Department

News and BlogContacts.

Energy Information Administration: Press Room.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)


Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Releases. Contacts.

Food & Drug Administration

Newsroom. Media Contacts.

Justice Department (Environment & Natural Resources Division)

General InfoPress RoomContactsDOJ Press Releases.

Labor Department

Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA): ReleasesContacts.

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA): NewsroomContacts (including FOIA).

National Academies (National Academy of Sciences)


National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)

Fire InformationDaily StatsSituation ReportReleases. Contacts.

National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

General: Newsroom.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS): NewsroomReleasesContacts (scroll down).

National Cancer Institute: NewsroomMedia Contacts.

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases: NewsroomContacts.

National Library of Medicine.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


National Science Foundation


Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Media ResourcesPhone DirectoryOffice of Public Affairs, (301) 415-8200.