EJAir - OAR's Environmental Justice Web Site
EJ Where You Live
See also Resources page for more tools.
Contacts for Environmental Justice related topics:
- For general EPA organizational information or to access the EPA Staff Directory, visit About EPA.
- Locate the EPA Regional Office that services your area. Regional Offices maintain separate Environmental Justice websites that provide information on activities specific to your area.
- Find EPA Headquarters Environmental Justice Contacts for information about specific media (e.g., air, water, legal, etc), grants, permits, NEJAC and EJView.
- Directory of State-specific environmental programs. The Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) maintains links to State-specific environmental programs. Information available includes State contact information, organizational charts and links to websites. ECOS is the national non-profit, non-partisan association of state and territorial environmental agency leaders. You can also find a list of State and Territorial Environmental Agencies on the EPA website.
Facility violations or report incidences:
- Complaints or Violations - Report an environmental incident online or through your EPA Regional Office.
- Email the EPA Environmental Justice Hotline or call Toll Free Number: 800-962-6215.
- Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) - a Web-based tool that provides public access to compliance and enforcement information for approximately 800,000 EPA-regulated facilities. ECHO provides communities with important enforcement and compliance information about regulated facilities. ECHO integrates information about facilities from separate media-specific data systems. Anyone with access to the Internet can use ECHO.
Information about environmental conditions where you live:
- Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) Resource Guide - a tool that will enable users to navigate EPA's Web site and find information about toxics in their local communities. Under CARE, EPA works with communities to help them come together collaboratively to investigate the toxics problems in their communities. The goals of CARE are to reduce risks and empower communities to become stewards of their own environment.
- EJView - is formerly known as the Environmental Justice Geographic Assessment Tool. EJView 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 human and environmental health within a community or region.
- EnviroMapper - provides access to several EPA databases to provide you with information about environmental activities that may affect air, water, and land anywhere in the United States.
- Search Your Community - A great place to start your search! Search EPA databases to learn more about environmental conditions where you live. Search information by location, Toxics Release Inventory, watershed, EPA Regions, State Agencies, and more.
Narrow or expand your search to include facility and air emissions data from EPA data sets including:
My Environment - The MyEnvironment search application is designed to provide a cross-section of environmental information based on the user's location.
Envirofacts - a one-stop source for environmental information. Retrieve information from multiple sources of Envirofacts' System Data for your area of interest.
Air Data - AirData gives you access to air quality data collected at outdoor monitors across the United States. data will help you better understand air quality in your community
Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program - provides communities with information about toxic chemical releases and waste management activities and to inform industry, government, non-government and the public on chemical releases. You can search by zip code for a report of TRI chemical releases in your neighborhood.