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This page contains links that allow you to do broad searches on specific facilities. The searches result in a report on the types and amounts of chemicals released into the air land and water. You can also develop maps around a particular facility.
Allows US residents to input their Zip Code and find the top sources of local pollution ranked by tonnage and by toxic potential.
Environmental Justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies.
The EFDB has several search engines that answer questions important to emergency responders. What is the vapor pressure? Boling Point? Is it soluble in water? How long will the chemical last in soil? (02/08/04)
This site contains information that can be used to conduct ecological screening and baseline risk assessments.
The Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) is a database of information about release and transfers of toxic chemicals from manufacturing facilities.
PCS is EPA's Water Permit Compliance System database, which EPA uses to keep track of NPDES surface water permits issued under the Clean Water Act report their releases of a toxic chemical to TRI if they fulfill four criteria. (U:02/08/04)
EPA Envirofacts allows you to look at the community around an industrial facility. This site will allow you to develop a specific map that could help in planning emergency response in the case of an accidental release.
FINDS is EPA's master database. Users can cross reference multiple databases. This is helpful if a company reports in different years under different names. (U: 02/08/04)
If you want to look for companies that have violated environmental laws and been prosecuted by the attorney generals office, search here.
If you want to find out about environmental inspections at you workplace or in your community start here. Use ECHO to determine whether: Compliance inspections have been conducted by EPA or State/local governments; whether violations were detected; what enforcement actions were taken and penalties were assessed in response to environmental law violations.
Will a chemical release turn fish belly up? How will contamination affect plants and animals? Check these databases and see.
Resource page maintained by Clark University contains links and resources on Environmental Justice