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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region 3
Indicators Presenting Data for EPA Region 3

Information about the Report
Title Indicators Presenting Data for EPA Region 3
Description This report presents the environmental indicators contained in EPA''s national level report and then provides information about these indicators specific to Region 3.
Organization U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Region 3
Year 2008
URL http://www.epa.gov/ncea/roe/pdfs/Region3_Indicators.pdf
Level of Technical Detail Medium
Direct Access to Data No
Direct Access to Metadata No
EPA Region Region 3
State Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia
County
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://www.epa.gov/region03/index.htm
Contact Information (800) 438-2474
Environmental Indicator Scale National, Regional
Additional Information Criteria for Data Assessment, Data Quality and Limitations, Interpreting and Using Indicators

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Chemicals Used on Land Fertilize applied for agricultural processes Chemicals
Coastal Waters Coastal benthic communities Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Species
Research & Analysis:Monitoring:Biomonitoring
Coastal Waters Coastal fish tissue contaminants Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Species
Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Coastal Waters Coastal sediment quality Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Sediments:Contaminated Sediments
Coastal Waters Submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Species
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Coastal Waters Tropic state of coastal waters Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Species
Consumable Fish and Shellfish Coastal fish tissue contaminants Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Species
Diversity and Biological Balance Benthic macroinvertebrates in wadeable streams Research & Analysis:Monitoring:Biomonitoring
Water:Surface Water:Streams
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Species
Diversity and Biological Balance Coastal benthic communities Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Species
Research & Analysis:Monitoring:Biomonitoring
Diversity and Biological Balance Fish faunal intactness Species
Diversity and Biological Balance Submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay Water:Surface Water:Estuaries
Species
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Drinking Water Population served by community water systems with no reported violations of health-based standards Water:Drinking Water
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Drinking Water Contaminants
Ecological Condition: Extent and Distribution Forest extent and type Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Industries: Agricultural Industry: Forestry
Ecological Condition: Extent and Distribution Forest fragmentation Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Industries: Agricultural Industry: Forestry
Ecological Condition: Extent and Distribution Land cover Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Ecological Condition: Extent and Distribution Land use Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Ecological Condition: Extent and Distribution Urbanization and population change Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Ecological Exposure to Contaminants Coastal fish tissue contaminants Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Species
Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Ecological Exposure to Contaminants Ozone injury to forest plants Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Ecological Processes Carbon storage in forests Species
Air:Climate Change
Land Cover Forest extent and type Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Industries: Agricultural Industry: Forestry
Land Cover Land cover Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Land Use Land use Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Land Use Urbanization and population change Sustainable Development
Soils & Land
Outdoor Air Quality Acid deposition Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Air:Acid Rain
Outdoor Air Quality Air toxic emissions Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Outdoor Air Quality Ambient concentration of ozone Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Outdoor Air Quality Ambient concentrations of carbon monoxide Air:Air Pollution:Mobile Sources of Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Outdoor Air Quality Ambient concentrations of nitrogen dioxide Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Outdoor Air Quality Ambient concentrations of particulate matter Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Particulate Matter
Outdoor Air Quality Carbon monoxide emissions Air:Air Pollution:Mobile Sources of Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Outdoor Air Quality Lake and stream acidity Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Surface Water:Streams
Air:Acid Rain
Outdoor Air Quality Nitrogen oxides emissions Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Outdoor Air Quality Ozone injury to forest plants Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Outdoor Air Quality Particulate matter emissions Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Particulate Matter
Outdoor Air Quality Percent of days with Air Quality Index values greater than 100 Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Outdoor Air Quality Regional haze Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Particulate Matter
Outdoor Air Quality Sulfur dioxide emissions Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Outdoor Air Quality Volatile organic compound emissions Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Physical and Chemical Attributes Lake and stream acidity Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Surface Water:Streams
Air:Acid Rain
Physical and Chemical Attributes Nitrogen and phosphorous loads in large rivers Water:Surface Water:Rivers
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Physical and Chemical Attributes Sea level Air:Climate Change
Water:Surface Water:Oceans:Coastal Environments
Physical and Chemical Attributes U.S. and global mean temperature and precipitation Air:Climate Change
Water and Watersheds Benthic macroinvertebrates in wadeable streams Research & Analysis:Monitoring:Biomonitoring
Water:Surface Water:Streams
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Species
Water and Watersheds Lake and stream acidity Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Surface Water:Streams
Air:Acid Rain
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water and Watersheds Nitrogen and phosphorous loads in large rivers Water:Surface Water:Rivers
Water:Water Pollution:Non-Point Sources of Water Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants