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What EPA data do you need most?

2013 November 26

The comment function for this entry on the Data and Developer Forum is an opportunity for the public to provide feedback and help inform the Agency as to what information is of greatest interest to the public  as we make decisions on which of its data assets it will promote for publication. This forum entry is part of EPA’s coordinated Open Data efforts which are described in its response to Executive Order 13642 and the Open Data Policy (M-13-13) located from http://www.epa.gov/digitalstrategy

 In addition to the information provided from the Data and Developer Forum, EPA will evaluate metrics from the public’s visits to its various web sites which can be useful in indicating which data resources are most frequently sought and of greatest interest.

 Please refer to EPA’s public data listing located at http://epa.gov/data to determine what data sets are currently made public. EPA is committing to a quarterly update of this data listing and will describe what changes were made during each quarterly release from update materials located that will be posted to http://www.epa.gov/digitalstrategy.

Editor's Note: The opinions expressed in Greenversations are those of the author. They do not reflect EPA policy, endorsement, or action, and EPA does not verify the accuracy or science of the contents of the blog.

4 Responses leave one →
  1. Luke Ruth permalink
    December 11, 2013

    I’d really like to see the Air Quality System data, Chemical Data Reporting data, and Facilities Registry Services data available as more than XML and CSV. Any serialization of RDF (Linked Data) or even a flat JSON structure would be much more workable for new applications.

  2. Bernadette Hyland permalink
    December 11, 2013

    Hi, It would be helpful if there were a form to submit feedback on what information is of greatest interest to the public. Does such a form exist and if so, could the URL be provided to give this feedback? Alternatively, did you want people to leave this feedback in the form of a comment? TIA.

    • Cory Wagner permalink*
      December 17, 2013

      EPA does not currently maintain such a form for feedback. This forum and comments left within will help inform EPA of public data needs.

      • william m. burr permalink
        February 19, 2014

        Please send a copy of the regulations for fracking in Michigan my telephone number is 269 685 8707. I’m very concerned about health from chemicals and the
        Environment.

        Thanks,
        Bill Burr
        209E. Plainwell St.
        Plainwell, MI 49080

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