is a list of freeware that provides information and tools to help you learn more about pollution in your community and what you can do about it. Before you access any software or apps, please read our disclaimer and
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Actions and Orders Search Tool
By Indiana Department of Environmental Management. A searchable online database of environmental enforcement actions and orders issued by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.
Air Markets Program Data
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Acid Rain Program. The Air Markets Program Data tool allows users to search EPA data to answer scientific, general, policy, and regulatory questions about industry emissions.
Air Markets Program Data (Prepackaged Data Sets)
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Acid Rain Program. Provides commonly requested emissions, allowance, and compliance data bundled so users can easily download large amounts of data without having to submit multiple database queries. Download daily, hourly, or raw hourly emissions data by state and year.
By HabitatMap. AirCasting is an Android app for recording, mapping, and sharing health and environmental data using your smartphone. Each AirCasting session lets you capture real-world measurements, annotate the data to tell your story, and share it via the CrowdMap. AirCasting is an open source project.
By Cross-Agency U.S. Government. How does the air quality in my city compare with other cities? What time of year has the best air quality? Has the air quality in my city improved? AirCompare provides local air quality information to help you make informed, health-protective decisions about moving or vacationing.
By US Environmental Protection Agency. The AIRData Web site gives you access to air pollution data for the entire United States. Want to know the highest ozone level measured in your state last year? Ever wonder where air pollution monitoring sites are located? Are there sources of air pollution in your town? You can find out here! AIRData produces reports and maps of air pollution data based on criteria that you specify.
By Cross-Agency U.S. Government. The U.S. EPA, NOAA, NPS, tribal, state, and local agencies developed the AIRNow Web site to provide the public with easy access to national air quality information. The Web site offers daily AQI forecasts as well as real-time AQI conditions for over 300 cities across the US, and provides links to more detailed State and local air quality Web sites.
AIRNow Mobile App
By US Environmental Protection Agency. The AIRNow mobile application provides real-time air quality information that you can use to protect your health when planning your day. You can get location-specific reports on current air quality and air quality forecasts for both ozone and fine particle pollution (PM2.5). Air quality maps from the AIRNow website provide visual depictions of current and forecast air quality nationwide, and a page on air quality-related health effects explains what actions people can take to protect their health at different AQI levels, such as "code orange." Available for iPhone and Android.
BEACON - Beach Advisory and Closing On-line Notification
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Includes water quality information and maps for coastal beaches in US states and territories.
Bioremediation in the Field Search System (BFSS)
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Technology Innovation Office. A database of information on waste sites where bioremediation is being tested or implemented, or has been completed
Business and Climate Change Web Site
By Global Environmental Management Initiative (GEMI). Focuses on business opportunities and risks related to the growing concern about global climate change. Includes case studies and quizes.
CAIT Climate Data Explorer
By World Resources Institute. Provides access to comparable greenhouse gas emissions data sets, as well as other climate-relevant indicators, to enable analysis on a wide range of climate-related data questions in climate change policymaking.
Carbon Footprint Calculator
By Carbon Footprint Ltd. Calculates your carbon footprint for your home and transportation. A carbon footprint is a measure of the impact our activities have on the environment, and in particular climate change. Also includes ways to purchase carbon offsets.
Cargo Decoder App
By Strategies in Software. Cargo Decoder is your guide to what is in the truck or tanker next to you on the highway. Enter the 4 digit number from the DOT placard to learn about a material and see details from both the 2012 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG 2012) and 2008 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG 2008). Cargo Decoder uses no network bandwidth so information will always be available even if the cell network is not. Available through Google for free or for a small fee through other vendors. Cargo Decoder supports the Emergency Response Guidebook in English, Spanish, and French.
Chemical Safety Multimedia Room
By US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB). Look at current news stories and archived videos on chemical incidents.
Cleanups in My Community
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response. Use this tool to map and list areas where pollution is being or has been cleaned up throughout the United States.
Commercial Storage Applications
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). A list of approved PCB storage facilities by region
Commercially Permitted PCB Disposal Companies
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). A list of PCB disposal facilities with contact information
Community Sustainability Assessment
By Global Eco-village Network. Helps communities assess their ecological, social and spiritual accomplishments and chart directions toward ever increasing sustainability.
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. Find information on compliance for selected major industries, such as automotive, chemical, electronics, food, and many more.
Creek Watch App
By IBM Corporation. Creek Watch is an iPhone app that enables you to help monitor the health of your local watershed. Whenever you pass by a waterway, spend a few seconds using the Creek Watch application to snap a picture and report how much water and trash you see. Creek Watch aggregates the data and shares it with water control boards to help them track pollution and manage water resources.
Dashboard of Sustainability
By Consultative Group on Sustainable Development Indicators. A software package that illustrates the complex relationships among economic, social and environmental issues. The visual format is suitable for decision-makers and others interested in sustainable development. This edition promotes the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) indicators -- especially for developing countries. These indicators help define Poverty Reduction Strategies and monitor the achievement of the MDGs.
Dioxin Sources Database
By US Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA). The Database of Sources of Environmental Releases of Dioxin-like Compounds in the United States (US)(EPA/600/C-01/012, March, 2001) was developed by EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD) to be a repository of certain specific chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxin/dibenzofuran (CDD/CDF) emissions data from all known sources in the US.
E-GRID Spreadsheets Version 2002
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Acid Rain Program. The Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (E-GRID) contains data on environmental characteristics of electric power generation. An integration of 12 different federal data bases, E-GRID provides air pollutant emission and resource mix information for thousands of individual power plants and generating companies. E-GRID provides emissions per unit of electricity, permitting direct comparisons of pollution levels from different power sources, and also shows, for individual plants, companies, states, and regions, the amount and percentage of power from different resources, such as coal, natural gas, nuclear, hydro, solar, and wind. E-GRID Spreadsheets Version is accessible by viewing spreadsheets. Requires MS Excel or comparable spreadsheet software.
By Earth911, Inc.
. Find out the closest place where you can recycle various hazardous materials and household wastes.
EarthTrends:The Environmental Information Portal
By World Resources Institute. An online collection of information regarding the environmental, social, and economic trends that shape our world. EarthTrends offers the public a large breadth of statistical, graphic, and analytical data in easily accessible formats.
By Raureif. EcoChallenge accompanies you on your iPhone every day with information and reminders to a more sustainable lifestyle.
By Redefining Progress. Calculate a rough estimate of your ecological footprint. The ecological footprint measures what we consume of nature. It shows how much productive land and water we occupy to produce all the resources we consume and to take in all the waste we make.
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Acid Rain Program. The Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID) is a comprehensive inventory of environmental attributes of electric power systems. The preeminent source of air emissions data for the electric power sector, eGRID is based on available plant-specific data for all U.S. electricity generating plants that provide power to the electric grid and report data to the U.S. government. eGRID contains air emissions data for nitrogen oxides, sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, and mercury.
By US Environmental Protection Agency. The Emissions & Generation Resource Integrated Database (eGRID) is a comprehensive source of data on the environmental characteristics of almost all electric power generated in the United States. eGRID is unique in that it links air emissions data with electric generation data for United States power plants.
By US Environmental Protection Agency. EJView, formerly known as the Environmental Justice Geographic Assessment Tool, is a mapping tool that allows users to create maps and generate detailed reports based on the geographic areas and data sets they choose. EJView includes data from multiple factors that may affect public and environmental health within a community or region, including: demographic, health, environmental, and facility-level data.
Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO)
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Search for facilities in your community for the purpose of determining whether: EPA or State/local governments have conducted compliance inspections, violations were detected, or enforcement actions were taken and penalties were assessed in response to environmental law violations.
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Allows you to retrieve environmental information from EPA databases on Superfund sites, drinking water, toxic and air releases, hazardous waste and Biennial Reporting System data, water discharge permits, and grants information. Use online queries to retrieve data or generate maps of environmental information by choosing from several mapping applications available through EPA's Maps On Demand.
Environment Monitor App
By Outsourcing Partner. This Android app measures sound intensity (dB scale with a digital display and LEDs in different colors).
By Environmental Educator LLC. Good planets are hard to find, so this app will teach you how to and why you should protect it. The Environmental Educator has one topic a week, with daily video segments being about 30-40 seconds. Available for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and on the web.
By California Department of Toxic Substances Control. EnviroStor is an online computerized database that provides Californians with information on over 5,100 site cleanups under the jurisdiction of the DTSC.
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Identifies fugitives sought by the EPA's Criminal Investigation Division.
European Pollutant Release and Transfer Registry (E-PRTR)
By European Environment Agency. The European-wide register of industrial emissions into air and water gives you access to information on the annual emissions of industrial facilities in the Member States of the EU.
Eyes on the Bay
By Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Look at current water and habitat quality monitoring data in the Chesapeake Bay and other Maryland bays and tributaries.
Find Your Nearest Waste Site
By The Environment Agency. Find licensed waste sites to recycle or dispose of your business waste in your local area in the UK.
By California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). Your link to environmental data for regulated facilities in California.
GeoTracker Cleanup Sites
By California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). This file contains statewide regulatory information stored within GeoTracker related to cleanup sites in California.
GeoTracker ESI Information
By California State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB). Contains electronic submittal of information (ESI) by county for soil and groundwater of underground storage tank (UST) cases and non-UST cleanup programs, including Spills-Leaks-Investigations-Cleanups (SLIC) sites, Department of Defense sites (DOD), and Land Disposal programs sites in California.
Green Vehicle Guide
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Find information about the air pollution emissions and fuel economy performance of different vehicles.
By Children's Health Environmental Coalition. An interactive resource on how to reduce environmental health risks to children in and around the home.
Help! It's a Roach!
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs. Your family can do a lot of things to control roaches before you need to use a pesticide. Use this Web site and complete the activities to learn what kids and adults can do.
How's My Waterway
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Learn the condition of local streams, lakes and other waters anywhere in the US. See if your local waterway was checked for pollution, what was found, and what is being done. The source of this information is a US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) database of State water quality monitoring reports provided under the Clean Water Act.
Marine Debris Tracker
By NOAA and SEA-MDI. The Marine Debris Tracker mobile app allows you to help make a difference by checking in when you find trash on US coastlines and waterways. Available for iPhone and Android.
My Green Apps
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Find more than 100 apps that developers have made about the environment. You can sort the apps by topic or platform, or suggest an existing app you think EPA should add to the site.
My Place History App
By ESRI. A tool that links your personal place history to personal environmental experience using several governmental databases, including the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Institute of Health's known chemical database. Using U.S. street addresses to create and maintain a personal place history, My Place History allows you to gather general information about the distance (or proximity) to certain specific events, hazards or exposures. For iPhone and iPad.
My Place History Online
By ESRI. Links your personal place history to personal environmental experience using several governmental databases, including the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and the National Institute of Health's known chemical database. Using U.S. street addresses to create and maintain a personal place history, My Place History allows you to gather general information about the distance (or proximity) to certain specific events, hazards or exposures.
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Provides a wide range of federal, state, and local information about environmental conditions and features in an area of your choice.
National Drinking Water Contaminant Occurrence Database (NCOD)
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water. This site provides a library of water sample analytical data (or samples data) that EPA is currently using and has used in the past for analysis, rulemaking, and rule evaluation. The drinking water sample data, collected at Public Water Systems, are for both regulated and unregulated contaminants.
National Listing of Fish and Wildlife Advisories
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water. Information describing fish consumption advisories in the United States.
National Management Measures to Control Nonpoint Source Pollution from Urban Areas
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Wetlands, Oceans, and Watersheds. This guidance document is designed to help citizens and municipalities in urban areas protect bodies of water from polluted runoff that can result from everyday activities. The guidance also offers help to states for implementing their nonpoint source control programs and to municipalities for implementing their Phase II Storm Water Permit Programs.
National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) Downloadable Datasets
By Environment Canada. Download Canada's National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) datasets and obtain detailed information facilities in Canada.
National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) Substance Lists
By Environment Canada. Provides links to Canada's NPRI Substance Lists, information on changes to the NPRI Substance List over time, and substance-specific information. In HTML and Excel.
National Pollutant Release Inventory Interactive (Canada)
By Environment Canada. Search Canada's National Pollutant Release Inventory (NPRI) and obtain detailed information on a single facility or informative summaries based upon substance, location, or industrial sector.
National Response Center Download Data
By National Response Center (NRC). Download data related to oil and chemical spills in the US by year for 1982 to the present.
National Response Center Incident Summaries
By National Response Center (NRC). Describes significant environmental incidents reported to and tracked by the National Response Center. Reflects both new incidents and follow-up information describing actions taken for previously reported events.
National Response Center Query
By National Response Center (NRC). Query data related to oil and chemical spills in the US for 1990 to the present.
Nationwide Air Quality Forecast
By Cross-Agency U.S. Government. Nationwide daily air quality forecasts provided by State and local Air Agencies for over 300 major U.S. cities.
NRC Plant Performance Reviews
By US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). How is safety performance at the nuclear power plant near you? Check it out.
One Small Act
By NBCUniversal. An app that informs people about what they can do to ‘green’ their lives, and the impact it can have, in an entertaining way. The app allows users to set goals, track their progress and share achievements with friends via email, Facebook or Twitter. You can either download the app from the iTunes store or on your mobile device.
Oregon GIS, Databases and Mapping Applications
By Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Access various databases of environmental site information and certifications for Oregon.
Oregon's Environmental Cleanup Site Information (ECSI) Database
By Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Tracks sites in Oregon with known or potential contamination from hazardous substances, and to document sites where DEQ has determined that no further action is required.
Ozone Air Quality Conditions
By Cross-Agency U.S. Government. Nationwide and regional real-time ozone air quality maps covering 46 US States and parts of Canada. These maps are updated daily every hour.
PCB Transformer Registration Database
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). A database of PCB transformers in the US.
PCB Waste Handlers
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). A list of PCB waste handlers that have obtained an EPA ID number. PCB Activity Database (PADS) is in Windows Access format.
Pesticides in Surface and Ground Water of the United States
By US Geological Survey, National Water Quality Assessment. Tables of the final results from the first cycle of NAWQA water-quality data collection during 1992-1996 include analyses of 76 pesticides and 7 selected pesticide degradation products in about 8,200 samples of ground water and surface water in 20 of the nation's major hydrologic basins.
Planet Ark Environmental News Pictures
By Planet Ark. Nothing beats the power of a good photograph. Reading about rainforest deforestation doesn't have the same impact as a picture of native indians walking through recently burnt rainforest. Thanks to sponsorship from Reuter's News Agency, Planet Ark is very proud to bring you the latest environmental news pictures.
Planet Ark Environmental News Videos
By Planet Ark. Planet Ark is very proud to bring you the latest environmental news videos.
By aMobileFuture. An iPhone app that provides you with information about the sources of pollution and the measured expositions in Europe.
By US Environmental Protection Agency. RadTown USA is a virtual community showing a wide variety of radiation sources and uses as you may encounter them in everyday life. Each RadTown location highlights a particular radiation issue that you might encounter in your everyday life; discusses the issue; lists the important roles that federal, state, and local governments and international organizations play in protecting you from harmful exposure; and describes what you can do to protect yourself and your family.
RCRA Biennial Report Data Files
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste. The Biennial Reporting System (BRS) is a US national system that collects data on the generation, management and minimization of hazardous waste. BRS captures detailed data on the generation of hazardous waste from large quantity generators and data on waste management practices from treatment, storage and disposal facilities.
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste. Search hazardous waste data contained in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Information (RCRAInfo) database. Data relates to the activities of generators, transporters, facilities that treat, store, and dispose of hazardous waste. RCRAInfo replaces the data recording and reporting abilities of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System (RCRIS) and the Biennial Reporting System (BRS).
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste. RCRAInfo is EPA's comprehensive information system, providing access to data supporting the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) of 1976 and the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments (HSWA) of 1984. RCRAInfo replaces the data recording and reporting abilities of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Information System (RCRIS) and the Biennial Reporting System (BRS). Download the RCRAInfo flat files from the EPA publically accessible FTP server. These files also include a comprehensive web-enabled help module (RCRAInfo_Flat_File_WebHelp.zip) to explain the flat file specifications and data element values.
Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts
By US Food and Drug Administration. Lists the most significant product actions of the last 60 days, based on the extent of distribution and the degree of health risk.
Report a Litterer App
By Texas Department of Transportation. The Don’t Mess with Texas Report-A-Litterer App gives Texans a way to actively report litter and litterbugs on Texas roadways -- litterers get a letter reminding them to keep trash off the roadways. You can also view a real-time zoom-able map of Texas with all reports, including the dates and types of litter reported. The app is available for both iOS (Apple) and Android (Google) smartphone platforms.
By EPA Victoria. EPA Victoria's public litter reporting service was the first of its kind to be established in Australia. It enables members of the public to report people who throw litter from a Victorian-registered motor vehicle and those that litter are fined. Available as an iPhone app.
Response and Restoration Photo Gallery
By National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Office of Response and Restoration. Photographs taken by NOAA OR&R scientists, spill response experts, and colleagues.
Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Contains information about US public water systems and their violations of EPA's regulations for safe drinking water. Search by state or ID number.
By Environmental Defense. Enter a zip code and find out what pollutants are being released into the community and who is responsible.
Scottish Pollutant Release Inventory (SPRI)
By Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). Check on the emissions from companies in Scotland.
Storm Water Management Video
By Maine Department of Environmental Protection. This public service announcement about storm water management originated from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection and is now being used by several other city and state environmental agencies. It is part of a campaign to inform the public about storm water management and what individual citizens can do to help. The online version is provided by the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection.
Superfund Site Information ( CERCLIS)
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Emergency and Remedial Response. Search US hazardous waste sites using such search terms as site name, state, zip code, and contaminants of concern. The results will list the hazardous waste sites that match your criteria, along with hyperlinks to individual site listing narratives, NPL factsheets, site cleanup decision abstracts from the Record of Decision System (RODS), and dynamic NPL Area Maps.
The Green Gumshoe
By TheGreenGumShoe.com. Environmental Crime Reporter App for iPhone. If you detect a potential evironmental violation in your community, you now have the ability to report it directly to your local government agency.
By US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology. Frequently asked questions about contaminants found at hazardous waste sites.
Toxic Release Inventory (TRI)
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). Download Toxic Release Inventory data by area, chemical, industry, or date. Can be downloaded after doing an interactive search.
Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Explorer Waste Transfer Reports
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). Get reports by area, chemical, facility or date for transfers to recycling, recovery, treatment, POTWs, and other off-site transfers.
Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) on Envirofacts
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). Contains information on chemical emissions from more than 20,000 facilities in the United States. This information is updated each year from reports that the facilities provide to EPA. The purpose of the TRI is to provide information to citizens, community leaders, and officials about releases of toxic chemicals in their communities. Information from the TRI helps citizens and public officials hold companies accountable and make informed decisions about the management of toxic chemicals in their communities and about potential risks.
Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) on TOXNET
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). Contains information on chemical emissions from almost 23,000 facilities in the United States. This information is updated each year from reports that the facilities provide to EPA. The purpose of the TRI is to provide information to citizens, community leaders, and officials about releases of toxic chemicals in their communities. Information from the TRI helps citizens and public officials hold companies accountable and make informed decisions about the management of toxic chemicals in their communities and about potential risks.
Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) PDF Files by State
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT). The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) provides state reports about releases and transfers of chemicals and compounds. Each report contains overall state information regarding releases and transfers, a list of the top five chemicals released or transfered, off-site, in that state, and a list of the top ten facilities that released or transfered, off-site, the greatest amount of chemicals. The purpose of the TRI is to provide information to citizens, community leaders, and officials about releases of toxic chemicals in their communities. Information from the TRI helps citizens and public officials hold companies accountable and make informed decisions about the management of toxic chemicals in their communities and about potential risks.
Toxicology Issues of Concern (TICs)
By EXTOXNET. Various toxicology issues of concern such as In Our Children's Food, Environmental Hormones, and E Coli Outbreak.
By US National Library of Medicine. An interactive Web site that shows on maps the amount and location of certain toxic chemicals released into the environment in the United States. TOXMAP focuses on the geographic distribution of chemical releases, their relative amounts, and their trends over time. TOXMAP also links to NLM's extensive collection of toxicology and environmental health references, as well as to a rich resource of data on hazardous chemical substances in its TOXNET databases. There are also fact sheets and summaries about the various chemicals, written by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.
By TrashOut.me. This app allows you to locate and report illegal dumps in your neighborhood, your city or anywhere else in the world. Available for iPhone, Android and Windows.
TRI Comparative Analysis Tool -- Air Data Sources
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. This TRI Comparative Analysis tool allows users to compare records from the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) with those from the Air Facility System (AFS).
TRI Comparative Analysis Tool -- Waste Data Sources
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. This TRI Comparative Analysis tool allows users to compare records from the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) with those from the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Information system (RCRAInfo), which houses compliance and other information for facilities involved in the generation, handling, or treatment of hazardous waste.
TRI Comparative Analysis Tool -- Water Data Sources
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance. This TRI Comparative Analysis tool allows users to compare records from the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) with those from the Permit Compliance System (PCS) and the ICIS-National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (ICIS-NPDES) data systems; ICIS-NPDES is a modernized data system containing NPDES data for more than one half of the states.
United Nations Sustainable Development
By United Nations. Provides social, economic, natural resource, and institutional information on countries worldwide.
Vulnerable Zone Indicator System (VZIS)
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Use this site to access the Vulnerable Zone Indicator System (VZIS), and quickly find out if an address in your community could be affected by a chemical accident. Results will be emailed.
What You Can Do
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste. These resources will allow you to better understand the type, amount, and impact of wastes generated in your home and community, and what you can do to help reduce and better manage waste.
What's in Your Backyard
By The Environment Agency. Access the Agency's environmental data for England and Wales via maps or data search. Includes information on Bathing Waters, Discharges to Sea,
Groundwater, Floodplains, Flood Warning Areas, Landfill Sites, Pollution Inventory, IPC OPRA Scores (pollution hazards and operation of factories), Waste OPRA Scores (pollution hazards and operation of waste facilities), River Quality, River Quality Targets, Agency Offices, and
Catchment Abstraction Management Strategies (CAMS).
Zerofootprint One Minute Calculator
By Zerofootprint. Enables individuals to get a quick measure of their carbon footprint or water use.
Zerofootprint Youth Calculator
By WGBH Educational Foundation. Provides a way for youth (ages 19 and younger) to both measure and reduce their carbon footprint as part of a global community of youth. Youth will be able to measure the impact they are having, as well as discuss the results and share strategies for reducing the carbon footprint of their families, schools, and communities.
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