Priority Data Exchanges
The following data exchanges are used by Network Partners to share data that may cross communities of interest or programs.
The EPA Tribal Identification (TRIBES) data flow is a set of Web services that allow Partners to access and use standardized information related to Federally recognized American Indian and Alaska Native tribal entities. Tribal names and codes for the flow come from the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA). The flow also includes a unique EPA identifier to address issues that arise … View Data Exchange »
The Facility Identification (FacID) flow allows Partners to share their integrated facility/site data with EPA’s Facility Registry System (FRS). Partners can use the Exchange Network to share information on facilities, sites, monitoring stations, and other place-based areas subject to environmental regulation or of environmental interest. The Flow Implementation Guide provides a high-level overview of the data flow.
Exchange Network partners have identified various issues associated with the use and exchange of geospatial data on the Exchange Network. In late 2006, the Exchange Network Leadership Council (ENLC) convened an Exchange Network Geospatial Strategy Team to examine the following issues: What are the best options for encoding geospatial data for exchanges on the Exchange Network? What are the challenges and options … View Data Exchange »
The four States in EPA Region 7 have created the Homeland Emergency Response Exchange (HERE) to share available environmental, health, and natural resource information with Partners involved in emergency response planning and implementation. HERE allows Partners to reach across organizational lines to retrieve integrated environmental and natural resource data from other Partner States. Emergency planners can quickly identify potential dangers posed by … View Data Exchange »
The states of Michigan, Maine, New Hampshire, and New Jersey designed and implemented a generic homeland security data exchange to allow States to make their environmental, health, and safety information available to national security, law enforcement, and intelligence communities as well as the general public.
Institutional controls (IC) are non-engineered instruments, such as administrative and legal controls, that help minimize the potential for human exposure to contamination and protect the integrity of a remedial action. ICs can reduce exposure to contamination by limiting land or resource use and guide human behavior at a site. ICs are primarily used when residual contamination remains onsite at levels that does … View Data Exchange »
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE), the Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC), the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange Network (P2Rx), the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable, and the Environmental Protection Agency, entered into a cooperative agreement to exchange regional and national Pollution Prevention (P2) measurement data. The project is a collaborative process involving CDPHE and the eight national P2Rx … View Data Exchange »
The Substance Registry Services (SRS) is the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) central registry for information about regulated and monitored substances. The system provides a common basis for identification of chemicals, biological organisms, and other substances listed in environmental statutes and EPA data systems, as well as substances of interest from other sources, such as other federal agencies or international organizations. States … View Data Exchange »
The Toxics Release Inventory is an EPA program enacted as part of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) of 1986. Every year, tens of thousands of facilities in the United States submit reports to EPA and the States on releases and transfers of certain toxic chemicals. The primary Web-based reporting tool used by facilities to report their toxic … View Data Exchange »