Shared Information Technology and Data Services (Shared Services)

Shared services enable resources to be leveraged across an entire enterprise, resulting in lower costs with agreed upon customer-service levels. The following E-Enterprise and Exchange Network shared services are available or in development.

Shared Technology Services

Shared CROMERR Services – Services that identity-proof and validate users for the purposes of non-repudiation.

Virtual Exchange Services – In order to send automated electronic messages from machine to another over the internet, software must be installed at each receiving location (endpoint or node).

Environmental Dataset Gateway (EDG) – A set of services to help data stewards comply with requirements and to help end users discover and access datasets.

Enterprise Federated Identity Management – The EFIM system will establish a trust framework that will allow EPA, states, tribes, and local governments to share identity credentials and allow their customers to use their username and password across applications and participating partner portals. 

Data Services

Data Standards – Data standards are a means to promote the efficient sharing of environmental information among EPA, States, Territories, Tribes, local governments, the private sector, and other information trading Partners.

Facility Registry Services (FRS) REST API – EPA’s Facility Registry System (FRS) offers a RESTful API to allow partners to share their integrated facility/site data with FRS.

Substance Identification Lookup Services – Various services, including a website, multiple Web services, and a widget that a program or its customers can use to correctly identify a substance, including its scientific name and standard name.

Tribal Identification Lookup Services – Web services that a program or its customers can use to correctly identify the Federally recognized Tribes, as published by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

NAICS Lookup Service – Web services that allow look up of NAICS codes or business types.

Programmatic Services

Integration with Compliance Data – Integration with compliance data from the ECHO (Enforcement and Compliance History Online) widget, downloadable data sets, and other related data sources.

Real-Time Air Quality Data – EPA, NOAA, NPS, State, Territorial, Tribal, and local agencies developed the AIRNow Web site to provide the public with easy access to national air quality information.

Access to Enhanced Monitoring Data – The Advanced Monitoring component of E-Enterprise and the  Next Generation Compliance initiative will include: the use of modern monitoring technology to detect pollution problems.

Be Well Informed Application  – Provides homeowners with information about the condition of their well water.