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Standards, Plans, and Reports

Comprehensive information on individual EPA data standards can be found on the Data Standards web page. The following resources describe how the EPA codifies Federal Data Standards into agency-specific documents:

Federal Data Standards

The Federal Government's home for open data provides in-depth guidance and resources about federal data standards. Here, information about existing standards of all types (e.g., metadata, content, classification) can be found, including policies related to using voluntary consensus standards, information about standards-developing organizations and communities of practices inside and outside of government, and a catalog of data standards already in use by the Federal Government.

Planning Documents

Progress Reports

Updates on the implementation of the federal Open Data initiatives are available here:

Data Centers

Information on the agency's data centers is available on the Data Center Optimization Initiative page.