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EPA Databases on the Internet

Clearinghouse for Inventories & Emission Factors
"Provides access to the latest information and tools for estimating emissions of air pollutants and performing air emission inventories."

EPA Test Methods on the Internet

This site, provided by EPA Region 1, includes links to EPA test methods.


This database integrates information from several EPA systems, including CERCLIS (Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, & Liability Information System) , PCS (Permit Compliance System) , RCRIS (Resource Conservation & Recovery Information System) , TRI (Toxics Release Inventory) , GICS (Grants Information & Control System) , AIRS (Aerometric Information Retrieval System) , and SDWIS (Safe Drinking Water Information System) .


This site provides pollution prevention, compliance assurance, and enforcement information.

Guide for Industrial Waste Management

This guide provides recommendations for use in the management of land-disposed, non-hazardous industrial waste. Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS)
"IRIS is a database of human health effects that may result from exposure to various substances found in the environment."

Permit Compliance System (PCS)

Find water discharge permit information on over 75,000 facilities from the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).

Records of Decision (RODs)

This free database provides information on Records of Decision (RODs) for Superfund Sites. The IRC also has paper copies of Region 7 RODs and access to ROD information on the Superfund Public Information System (SPIS) and ShadowLaw CD-ROMs.

Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS)

Search for information reported to the EPA as required by the Safe Drinking Water Act.

Sector Facility Indexing Project
The SFIP "integrates and provides public access to environmental compliance data." It profiles facilities in the automobile assembly, pulp manufacturing, petroleum refining, steel production, and metal smelting industries.

Superfund Site Information

Search for information on Superfund sites, locate hazardous waste sites in your area, and access ROD (Record of Decision) information.

Surf Your Watershed

Find information about watersheds throughout the nation, discuss issues, find environmental Websites, and more.

Watershed Tools Directory

"This Watershed Tools Directory describes several hundred methods, models, data sources and other approaches that States and communities can use in managing watersheds to improve or maintain water quality for human health and ecological purposes."

Zip Code Search

Enter your five-digit Zip Code to see information about pollution, hazardous waste sites, regulatory information, environmental conditions in your watershed, and more. The Zip Code search also allows you to use Enviromapper to create a computer-generated map of regulated sites in your area.

Non-EPA Databases on the Internet

Chemical Scorecard

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This link to chemical information is provided by the Environmental Defense Fund.

Code of Federal Regulations

The latest version of the CFR is available on the Web Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer through the Government Printing Office.

Congressional Record

The latest issues of the Congressional Record, with a searchable archive back to 1995, are available on the Web Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer through the Government Printing Office.

Department of Energy Information Bridge

http://www.osti.gov/bridge/" Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
Find full-text DOE research and development reports in physics, chemistry, biology, environmental science, energy, engineering, computer science, and other topics.

Federal Register

The most current Federal Register, with a searchable archive (1995 - present) is available on the Web Exit EPA Click for Disclaimerthrough the Government Printing Office.

GPO Access

http://www.access.gpo.gov/ Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
Access the Federal Register, Budget, Code of Federal Regulations, Congressional bills, calendar, and directory, the Congressional Record, Supreme Court decisions, and the U.S. Code online.


http://www.nlm.nih.gov/databases/freemedl.html Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
Search for articles in 3800 biomedical journals.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) has replaced the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. It includes definitions for each industry, tables showing both 2002 NAICS and 1997 NAICS codes, respectively, and as well as a comprehensive index. SW-846
Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste Physical/Chemical Methods
Version 2 and Draft Update IVA
"SW-846 presents the latest technology in routine analytical tests for solid and hazardous wastes under the RCRA program."
SW-846 is available on the Web. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Thomas: Legislative Information

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Find legislative information online through the Library of Congress.

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers

http://www.thomasnet.com/ Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer
This site offers free searching of "155,000 companies, 60,000 product and service classification headings and 124,000 brand names."

U.S. Code

The most current version is available online through the Government Printing Office. Exit EPA Click for Disclaimer

Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents
An electronic version of the Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents is available online through the U.S. Government Printing Office. Exit EPA Click for DisclaimerYou can search and read issues online from 1993 to the present.

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