Huxley College on the Peninsulas Publications

Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

2012

Keywords

Environmental policy, Environmental reporting, Disclosure of information

Abstract

The mapping of environmental data is rapidly expanding as advocates and scholars offer various platforms to display and analyze geographic environmental information.This working paper describes an online web map that displays national data from the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), Environmental Systems Research Institute’s (ESRI) ArcGIS Server platform, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Risk Screening Environmental Indicators (RSEI), and methodologies from Kraft, Stephan, and Abel (2011) to spatially display the environmental performance of more than 17,000 manufacturing facilities.

Publication Title

Huxley Spatial Institutue

Volume

Working Paper 2012-01

Comments

Huxley Spatial Institute Department of Environmental Studies Huxley College of the Environment Western Washington University Bellingham, WA 98225-9085 (360)650-2949

Subjects - Topical (LCSH)

Hazardous wastes--United States--Maps; Hazardous wastes--United States--Software; Factory and trade waste--Environmental aspects--United States--Maps; Factory and trade waste--Environmental aspects--United States--Software; Pollution--United States--Maps; Pollution--United States--Software

Subjects - Names (LCNAF)

Toxics Release Inventory Program (U.S.)

Geographic Coverage

United States

Genre/Form

proceedings

Type

Text

Language

English

Format

application/pdf

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