Use this graphical image to access detailed descriptions (metadata) of the databases in the Envirofacts Warehouse. Click on a box to access the metadata for a database.
Facility Information links across several Envirofacts Systems providing facility identification information. Facility Information also provides latitude/longitude coordinates and method, accuracy, and description information. The following systems below link to Facility Information:
Locational information for EPA-regulated facilities in Envirofacts is cultivated from many sources, including EPA federal program systems, and EPA regional offices and the states.
Provides information about Superfund (cleaning/removal of hazardous waste) sites, and their listing on the National Priorities list.
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Information provides information about nationwide hazardous waste handlers.
The Biennial Reporting System is a national system that collects data on the generation, management, and minimization of hazardous waste.
Toxics Release Inventory contains information about the release of toxic chemicals to the air, land, and water, annually.
Water Discharge Permits provides information about facilities that discharge pollutants into the waterways.
Aerometric Information Retrieval System/AIRS Facility Subsystem (AIRS/AFS) provides permit emissions, and compliance data on air pollution point sources.
Envirofacts Master Chemical Integrator is an index of EPA regulation/monitored chemicals with cross references to Program Systems.
The remaining program systems in Envirofacts do not link to Facility Information:
Safe Drinking Water Information System provides information on water system violations of EPA's drinking water regulations.
Information Collection Rule has information that was collected as part of national drinking water standards, which protect public health.
Grants Information and Control System provides information used to track, award, administer, and monitor grants.
The UV Index predicts the ultraviolet radiation levels on a 0-10+ scale, helping people determine appropriate sun-protective behaviors.
National Drinking Water Occurrence Database has information on occurrence of regulated and unregulated drinking water contaminants, and suspected drinking water contaminates.