NICAR

Data Library: Environment

A wealth of environmental data, including information about industrial pollution and toxic chemical spills.

  • CERCLIS

    The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Information System (CERCLIS) database maintained by the Environmental Protection Agency contains general information on sites across the nation and U.S. territories including location, status, contaminants and actions taken.

    The database includes potential and confirmed hazardous waste sites at which the EPA Superfund Program ...

  • Toxics Release Inventory

    The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) consists of information about on- and off-site releases of chemicals and other waste management activities reported annually by industries, including federal facilities.

    The data includes information on reporting facility, toxic chemical identity, waste treatment and recycling activities.

    The fields identify ...