The Washington Information Directory (WID) is a topically organized reference resource that lists contact information for federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the Washington metro area along with a brief paragraph describing what each organization does related to that topic. In addition, WID pulls together 55 organization charts for federal agencies, congressional resources related to each chapter topic, hotline and contact information for various specific areas of interest (from Food Safety Resources to internships in Washington), and an extensive list of active congressional caucuses and contact details. WID has two appendices, one with thorough information on congresspersons and committees, and the second with governors and embassies.

General Policy and Analysis

General Policy and Analysis

General policy and analysis

Basic Resources


Agriculture Dept. (USDA), Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, 1400 Independence Ave. S.W., #240E, 20250-0108; (202) 720-7173. Fax, (202) 720-0632. Jim Hubbard, Under Secretary.


Formulates and promulgates policy relating to environmental activities and management of natural resources. Oversees the Forest Service.

Council on Environmental Quality (Executive Office of the President), 730 Jackson Pl. N.W., 20503; (202) 395-5750. Fax, (202) 456-6546. Mary Neumayr, Chair.


Develops environmental priorities; advises and assists the president on national and international environmental policy; evaluates, coordinates, and mediates federal activities on the environment; prepares the president’s yearly environmental quality report to Congress.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., #3000, MC 1101A, 20460; (202) 564-4700. Fax, (202) 501-1450. Andrew Wheeler, Administrator; Henry Darwin, Assistant ...

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