EPA Environmental Dataset Gateway


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Title: EJSCREEN Indexes 2015 Public
Abstract: There is an EJ Index for each environmental indicator. There are eight EJ Indexes in EJSCREEN reflecting the 8 environmental indicators. The EJ Index names are: Particulate Matter (PM2.5), Ozone Traffic Proximity and Volume, Lead Paint Indicator, Proximity to Risk Management Plan Sites, Proximity to National Priorities List Sites, Proximity to Treatment Storage and Disposal Facilities, and Proximity to Major Direct Water Dischargers. The EJ index is constructed as follows: EJ Index = (Environmental Indicator) * (Demographic Index for Block Group - Demographic Index for U.S.) * (Block Group Population) The EJ index is constructed as follows: EJ Index = (Environmental Indicator) * (Demographic Index for Block Group - Demographic Index for U.S.) * (Block Group Population)
Purpose: This service provides mapping capabilities of the EJSCREEN indexes.
Open/Close section Distribution Information
Resource(Server) URL: ftp://newftp.epa.gov/EJSCREEN/2015/
Download URL: https://ejscreen.epa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/ejscreen/EJSCREEN_Indexes_2015_Public/MapServer
Reference URL: https://www.epa.gov/ejscreen
Open/Close section Time Period of Content
Publication Date: 20150716
Progress: Completed
Frequency: annually
Open/Close section Single Date
Date: 20150409
Currentness: Publication date
Open/Close section Spatial Domain
West Bounding Longitude: -138.21454852
East Bounding Longitude: -12.68151645
North Bounding Latitude: 61.7110157
South Bounding Latitude: 6.65223303
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License https://edg.epa.gov/EPA_Data_License.html
Access: None.
Use: None. Please check sources, scale, accuracy, currency and other available information. Please confirm that you are using the most recent copy of both data and metadata. Acknowledgement of the EPA would be appreciated.
Open/Close section Theme Keywords
Theme Topics: Environment, Health, Human, Impact, Risk
Open/Close section Contact Information
Originator: US Environmental Protection Agency
Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of the Administrator, Office of Policy
Person: Mark Corrales
Email: corrales.mark@epa.gov
Address Type: mailing and physical address
City: Washington
State: DC
Postal Code: 20460
Telephone: 202-564-7493
Open/Close section Metadata Reference Information
Metadata Date Stamp: 2015-08-12
Metadata Standard Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998