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Commission for Environmental Cooperation
Reporting on the State of the North American Environment
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Information about the Report
Title Reporting on the State of the North American Environment Exit EPA Disclaimer
Description This high-level report provides environmental indicator information for North America, addressing the major environmental challenges of the region, the greatest priority for cooperation among Canada, Mexico, and the USA, and how these countries can measure their progress.
Organization Commission for Environmental Cooperation
Year 2008
URL http://www.cec.org/soe/ Exit EPA Disclaimer
Level of Technical Detail Medium
Direct Access to Data No
Direct Access to Metadata No
EPA Region
State
County
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://www.cec.org/ Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contact Information 514-350-4300
Environmental Indicator Scale National
Additional Information Best Practices, Policy recommendations

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Acid Deposition Air emissions of NOx Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Chemicals: Nitrogen Oxides
Acid Deposition Air emissions of SOx Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Chemicals: Sulfur Oxides
Acid Deposition Wet sulfate and wet nitrate deposition in the United States and Canada Air:Acid Rain
Climate Change Carbon dioxide emissions Air:Climate Change
Chemicals: Greenhouse gases
Climate Change North American Greenhouse Gas emissions Air:Climate Change
Chemicals: Greenhouse gases
Ground-level ozone Air emissions of NOx Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Chemicals: Nitrogen Oxides
Ground-level ozone Air emissions of VOCs Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Chemicals: Volatile Organic Compounds
Ground-level ozone Ozone concentrations along the Canada-U.S. border Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Chemicals: Ozone: Ground Level Ozone
Industrial Pollution and Waste Releases of carcinogens and developmental/reproductive toxicants Health Effects:Genetic Damage
Invasive Species Distribution of zebra and quagga mussel sightings in United States and Canada Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Species
Land Use Areas of least human influence Soils & Land
Sustainable Development
Land Use Human influence index Soils & Land
Sustainable Development
Land Use North America grasslands Soils & Land
Sustainable Development
Land Use Protected areas of North America Soils & Land
Sustainable Development
Oceans and Coasts Impacts of human activities on North America''s marine ecosystems Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Sustainable Development
Oceans and Coasts North American catches Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Particulate Matter Air emissions of PM precursor chemicals in North America Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Particulate Matter
Particulate Matter Air emissions of PM2.5 in Canada and the United States Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Particulate Matter
Species of Common Conservation Concern Regions populated by the burrowing owl. Species:Endangered Species
Species of Common Conservation Concern Species in jeopardy in North America Species:Endangered Species
Stratospheric Ozone North American consumption of methyl bromide Chemicals: Chlorofluorocarbons
Stratospheric Ozone North American reductions in ozone-depleting substances Chemicals: Chlorofluorocarbons
Stratospheric Ozone Total reported production of ozone-depleting substances globally and in North America Chemicals: Chlorofluorocarbons
Water Quality Sites where algal blooms have led to animal and plant deaths (1993-2002) Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Pollutants & Contaminants:Biological Contaminants:Microorganisms:Algae
Water:Surface Water
Water Quantity and use Freshwater withdrawals Industries: Utilities: Drinking Water Industry: Water Supply and Irrigation Systems
Water Quantity and use North America''s internal renewable water resources Industries: Utilities: Drinking Water Industry: Water Supply and Irrigation Systems
Water Quantity and use Per capita water use in North America Industries: Utilities: Drinking Water Industry: Water Supply and Irrigation Systems