Internet Resources - Infrastructure
- California Building Standards Commission
CBSC is responsible for administering California's building codes, including adopting, approving, publishing, and implementing codes and standards. These standards include Electrical Code, Mechanical Code, Plumbing Code, Fire Code, Energy Code, and Historical Building Code. The CBSC site includes information on how to find or purchase the 2010 and 2007 editions of the code, including the 2010 California Green Building Standards, and links to the PDF versions available online.
Browse related subjects: California Codes, Government, Infrastructure
- Environmental Issues
An Internet guide for environmental issues, with feature articles, Website links, and discussion forums. Topics covered include air pollution, recycling, endangered species, acid rain, ozone depletion, water & wetlands, renewable energy, forestry, food issues, population, biodiversity, nuclear waste, and more.
Browse related subjects: Environment, Infrastructure, Social Issues
- PG&E Gas Transmission Pipelines
Pacific Gas and Electric Company has released an interactive map that can help you to learn more about pipelines in your neighborhood. The site also provides information about gas pipeline safety.
Browse related subjects: California, Companies, Infrastructure
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