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Durham-City County Environmental Affairs Board, North Carolina
Environmental Indicators Report
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Information about the Report
Title Environmental Indicators Report Exit EPA Disclaimer
Description This ROE reports on a set of environmental indicators developed for Durham-City County in 2001. The purpose of the report is to advise the Durham City Council and Durham County Board of commissioners on environmental policy and to educate the public and local officials. The report describes how the indicators were chosen, concerns about using indicator data, and a summary of changes in environmental indicators in the last year.
Organization Durham-City County Environmental Affairs Board, North Carolina
Year 2002
URL http://www.co.durham.nc.us/departments/bocc/Boards/Minutes/eab/Environmental_Indicators_Report-Dec02.pdf Exit EPA Disclaimer
Level of Technical Detail Low
Direct Access to Data No
Direct Access to Metadata No
EPA Region Region 4
State North Carolina
County Durham City
Municipality Durham City
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://www.ci.durham.nc.us/departments/planning/eab/ Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contact Information 919-560-1338
Environmental Indicator Scale County
Additional Information Interpreting and Using Indicators

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Air Quality Ozone concentrations Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Chemicals: Ozone
Air Quality Particulate matter concentrations Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Particulate Matter
Biodiversity Current information about animal species Species
Biodiversity Current information on plant communities Species
Energy Alternative fuel sources Fuel Economy
Fuels:Alternative Fuels
Energy Alternative fuel vehicles Fuel Economy
Fuels:Alternative Fuels
Energy Solar installations Renewable Energy:Solar Energy
Solid Waste ISO 14001 Certification Wastes:Solid Waste
Waste Reduction
Solid Waste Per capita solid waste disposal Wastes:Solid Waste
Waste Reduction
Solid Waste Total solid waste disposal Wastes:Solid Waste
Waste Reduction
Toxics Leaking underground storage tanks Emergencies:Accidents:Leaks & Spills
Water:Ground Water
Toxics Toxics released to the environment Health Risks:Toxicity
Soils & Land
Air:Air Quality
Water: Water Pollution
Transportation Bike lane availability Industries: Transportation and warehousing
Sustainable Development
Transportation Bus ridership Industries: Transportation and warehousing
Sustainable Development
Transportation Vehicle trip reduction Industries: Transportation and warehousing
Sustainable Development
Water Quality Drinking water quality Water:Drinking Water
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Drinking Water Contaminants
Water Quality Stream health Water:Surface Water:Streams
Research & Analysis:Monitoring:Biomonitoring
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water Quality Wastewater discharge Water:Wastewater
Wastes:Liquid Waste:Sewage Sludge & Effluents