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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.

Real Estate
Real estate
General
▶Agencies

Bureau of Land Management (BLM) (Interior Dept.), Lands, Realty, and Cadastral Survey, 1849 C St. N.W., #2134LM, 20003; (202) 912-7088. Fax, (202) 912-7199. Robert Jolley, Chief, (202) 912-7350.

Web, www.blm.gov/programs/lands-and-realty

Oversees use, acquisition, and disposal of public lands. Conducts the Public Lands Survey; authorizes rights-of-way on public lands for uses that include roads, power lines, and wind and solar facilities.

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) (Transportation Dept.), Planning, Environment, and Realty, 1200 New Jersey Ave. S.E., #E76-306, 20590; (202) 366-0116. Fax, (202) 366-3713. Gloria M. Shepherd, Associate Administrator, (202) 366-0581.

Web, www.fhwa.dot.gov/real_estate

Works with developers and municipalities to ensure conformity with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) project development process.

▶Congress

For a listing of relevant congressional committees and subcommittees, please see page 440 or the Appendix.

▶Nongovernmental

American Land Title Assn., 1800 ...

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