Health Data Initiative 20110609


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Presentation on EPA data resources for the Health Data Initiative Challenge at the National Academies / Institute of Medicine, June 6, 2011

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  • As mentioned, LRT is the set of database tables that house all locational data associated with a given facility. Shown here is DuPont’s Spruance facility near Richmond, VA, which has 48 LRT records, coming from several programs. The table shows the data within the LRT, several of the columns deal with MAD codes.
  • Health Data Initiative 20110609

    1. 1. 6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />1<br />EPA Data and Services to Support Health Initiatives<br />David Smith 202-566-0797 <br />SmithG.David@epa.govTwitter:@druidsmith<br />
    2. 2. EPA Mission<br />EPA’s Mission, Summarized:<br />Protecting Human Health and Safeguarding the Environment<br />EPA’s Strategic Plan, Summarized:<br />EPA's Strategic Plan identifies the measurable environmental and human health outcomes the public can expect from EPA and describes how we intend to achieve those results<br /><br />6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />2<br />
    3. 3. EPA Data Assets<br />EPA Organization<br />Aligned to regulatory drivers, e.g. Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, et cetera<br />6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />3<br />?<br />
    4. 4. EPA Data Finder<br />Curated Listing of Datasets<br /><br />6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />4<br />
    5. 5. EPA System of Registries<br /><br />6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />5<br />
    6. 6. EPA Data Assets<br />Environmental Dataset Gateway<br /><br />6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />6<br />
    7. 7. EPA Web Services<br />Reusable Components and Services<br /><br />6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />7<br />
    8. 8. EPA Web Services<br />Substance Registry<br /><br />6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />8<br />
    9. 9. Data Integration at EPA<br />Envirofacts Data Warehouse<br /><br />6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />9<br />
    10. 10. Data Integration at EPA<br />Facility Registry System<br />FRS is a centrally managed database which aggregates data about facilities, sites, or places of environmental interest from 32 Federal databases and EPA program offices as well as 57 States, Tribes and Territories<br />FRS assigns a unique, persistent identifier to each facility and aggregates environmental interests, geospatial data, industrial classifications, and affiliation data<br />FRS provides geospatial services (geocoding, indexing) and serves as the enterprise component for many EPA applications<br /><br />6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />10<br />
    11. 11. FRS Data Aggregation<br />All underlying information from programs is retained, to include locational data <br />For any given facility, there may be multiple individual locations that have been gathered, e.g. an associated air stack location, water outfall location, front gate location, et cetera<br /><br />
    12. 12. Data Exchange at EPA<br />National Environmental Information Exchange Network (NEIEN)<br />Robust, mature exchange network, utilizing state and federal nodes which regularly exchange a wide variety of data via web services.<br /><br />6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />12<br />
    13. 13. Developer Challenge!<br /><br />6/9/2011<br />U.S. Environmental Protection Agency<br />13<br />
    14. 14. NextSteps<br />Data.GovSocrata Platform<br />Linked Data<br />