How’s My Neighborhood?

Air Quality Index:   Check the current air quality for ozone or particulates before you go out.

Cleanups in my Community: Find Superfund, Brownfields, or RCRA corrective action sites, properties, or federal facilities where pollution is being or has been cleaned up.

Use Cleanups in My Community to map and list areas where pollution is being or has been cleaned up throughout the United States. You can also add tribal lands, Brownfields grant areas and water monitoring stations to your map, and drill down to further information about grants and water quality.  Find your community and drill down to cleanup specifics about:

  • Sites, facilities and properties under EPA’s Superfund, RCRA and/or Brownfields cleanup programs.
  • Federal facilities under EPA’s Superfund and/or RCRA cleanup programs.

Envirofacts:  Pollution, hazardous waste sites, and other regulatory information.  The initial 2010 TRI dataset is now available. The dataset is approximately 95% complete, and will be updated several times this fall as more facility reports are processed.

Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO):  Find facility inspections and any enforcement actions.  ECHO provides fast, integrated searches of EPA and state data for 800,000+ regulated facilities.  ECHO integrates inspection, violation, and enforcement for the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, and hazardous waste laws. ECHO also includes Safe Drinking Water Act data, Toxics Release Inventory data, National Emissions Inventory data, and Water Quality Data.

Facility Registry System:  Search for facilities, sites or places subject to environmental regulations.  Allows you to retrieve a list of selected organizations. The organizations are pulled from our regulatory program systems, which use terms such as owner, operator, permittee, responsible party, establishment, parent company, parent corporation, and ultimate parent to describe their relationship with facilities. For facilities that have no related organization data, the facility name itself is included and indicated in the search results. Specify organizations by using any combination of search terms and geographic location.

MyEnvironment:  A wide variety of environmental information by location and maps.

Radon Information:   Exposure to radon in the home is responsible for an estimated 20,000 lung cancer deaths each year. Radon is a health hazard with a simple solution. Find your state government contacts and links.

Surf Your Watershed:  Environmental conditions and activities in U.S. watersheds.  Find your watershed using the form below. Once you locate your watershed, simply click on the first link, “citizen-based groups at work in this watershed,” to find a listing of organizations that are working to protect water quality. You may wish to contact one of these groups to find out about cleanups, monitoring activities, restoration projects and other activities.

Toxics Release Inventory (TRI):  Information about toxic chemical releases in your neighborhood.

UV Index:  Get a forecast of the expected ultraviolet radiation from the sun.  The SunWise Program is an environmental and health education program that aims to teach children and their caregivers how to protect themselves from overexposure to the sun through the use of classroom-, school-, and community-based components.

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