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 … View Data Exchange »
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 … View Data Exchange »
The Homeland Emergency Response Exchange (HERE) allows Partners involved in emergency response planning and implementation to share available environmental, health, and natural resource information. Using the HERE flow, emergency planners can quickly identify potential dangers posed by chemical inventories or hazardous waste storage, allowing response teams to assess threats to drinking water infrastructure or other environmental interests. For additional … View Data Exchange »
The Homeland Security Data Exchange allows States to make their environmental, health, and safety information available to national security, law enforcement, and intelligence communities as well as the general public.
The ICIS Data Access data exchange (ICISDA) allows Partners to request and receive ICIS data in XML format. The Integrated Compliance Information System (ICIS) currently holds National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), Federal Enforcement and Compliance (FE&C), and Air compliance data. Partners can now request NPDES data such as permit, Discharge Monitoring Report (DMR), inspection, enforcement, violations, parameter … View Data Exchange »
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 … View Data Exchange »
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) classifies business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data. It is a standard business classification scheme used by the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Every five years, an updated set of NAICS codes is released. EPA’s System of Registries now includes the current standardized list of NAICS … 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 … View Data Exchange »
The Reusable Component Services (RCS) is a central registry for Exchange Network Partners to share information about available technical resources. RCS provides metadata about technical resources available to developers, such as web services, schema, widgets, and other tools. The information in RCS promotes sharing and reuse of resources, whether from direct use or from information sharing, resulting in standardization … View Data Exchange »
The Risk Management Plan (RMP) RMPREPORT process allows an EPA-approved recipient to obtain RMP data from EPA’s RMP Database. Recipients may include EPA Regions, States, Territories, Tribes, and Local Emergency Planning Committees that meet RMPREPORT receipt requirements. The RMPREPORT flow is designed to submit RMP data to a recipient node. The RMPREPORT data exchange is configured to obtain … 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 SRS 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 … 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 … View Data Exchange »