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ECHO Website Adds Air Pollution Data


Back in 2013, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched a new version of its Enforcement and Compliance History Online (ECHO) website. ECHO provides information on environmental regulatory compliance and enforcement for approximately 800,000 facilities across the nation. Since the launch of ECHO 2.0, the site has undergone a number of updates and enhancements, and this month saw the introduction of ECHO Release 2.4.1. The most salient new feature is the addition of air pollution data, compiled from the National Emissions Inventory, Toxic Release Inventory, Greenhouse Gas Reporting Tool, and Acid Rain Program, along with compliance information for individual facilities. To learn more about this and other features recently added to ECHO, see this announcement from EPA Assistant Administrator Cynthia Giles.

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