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West Virginia Improves Access to Water Quality Data

April 27th, 2021

Screenshot of West Virginia’s Quality Impact Portal   The West Virginia Water Quality Impact Portal (WVWQIP) facilitates access to surface and groundwater quality data in the 14 West Virginia counties where Marcellus Shale gas development is most prevalent. The portal allows users to visualize and analyze water quality data in relation to shale gas hotspots and other…

Oregon Develops Its Own Low-Cost Air Quality SensOR™

April 27th, 2021

Oregon DEQ’s Prototype PM 2.5 Monitor   The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (Oregon DEQ) has developed the SensOR™ – a less expensive, flexible continuous air quality monitoring solution that is enhancing its particulate matter 2.5 monitoring network throughout the state. With a price averaging much less than previous technology, these modules are enabling the agency to…

EPA and States Launch National Mapping Tool for Underground Tanks

April 27th, 2021

Screenshot of the UST Finder web mapping tool   EPA and states have developed a national web mapping tool and database, UST Finder, to provide users with a first-ever national picture of underground storage tank (UST) facilities, USTs, and leaking UST (LUST) sites and their relationship to populations, potential flooding risks, private domestic wells, and source water…

States and Tribes Employ Drones to Enhance Environmental Results

April 27th, 2021

States and tribes increasingly are turning to a valuable tool – drone technology – to enhance environmental protection in areas ranging from mapping and monitoring to inspections and emergency response. In recent years, states have established the use of drones within various environmental programs to boost water monitoring of harmful algal blooms, E. coli, cyanobacteria, bathymetric,…

‘Be Well Informed’ Adds New Partners and Plans 2021 Redesign 

April 27th, 2021

Private well programs across the nation have access to a free online service –  Be Well Informed – designed through E-Enterprise for the Environment to help homeowners from participating locations better understand the results of water quality tests from their private wells. If a user’s well water contains commonly found pollutants, Be Well Informed can serve…

E-Enterprise Leadership Council Focuses on Collaboration, New Opportunities in the New Year

April 27th, 2021

The E-Enterprise Leadership Council (EELC) held its spring meeting on April 7 and 8, marking a full year of successful EELC activities leveraging virtual meeting tools. While many EELC members noted that they look forward to meeting in person again, convening virtual meetings has enabled increased participation and allowed members to hear from a wide…

E-Enterprise Celebrates Retiring Members

April 27th, 2021

E-Enterprise recognizes the service of four valuable supporters of the partnership who have recently retired from E-Enterprise, or who plan to retire soon. Dennis Burling, Nebraska – Interoperability and Operations Team State Member and Part of the Original Team to Develop the Exchange Network Connie Dwyer, EPA – E-Enterprise Founding Member and Longstanding Contributor and…

EPA Regional Coordinators Focus on ‘Connecting the Dots’ for E-Enterprise Partners

April 27th, 2021

In order to enhance engagement among E-Enterprise partners, EPA established the E-Enterprise Regional Coordinators (EERC) network in 2017, identifying ten EPA contacts to directly support state and tribal partners and coordinate throughout EPA. Endorsed by the E-Enterprise Leadership Council (EELC), the EERC team serves as a virtual communication highway across the nation. Since the fall of 2018,…

Haven’t Joined the EECIP Community? Here’s What You’ve Been Missing!

April 26th, 2021

Screenshot of the E-Enterprise Community Inventory Platform Environmental agencies across the country are using the E-Enterprise Community Inventory Platform (EECIP) to share their know-how and experience. The EECIP is an online community and living project inventory for state, local, tribal, and other environmental agencies and their employees across the United States. EECIP users can share information about…

Read the Eleventh Issue of the E-Enterprise Bulletin!

April 26th, 2021

On April 26, 2021, E-Enterprise released the eleventh edition of the E-Enterprise Bulletin, featuring the following: An interview with E-Enterprise Regional Coordinators Anthony DeLoach and Allen Melcer Featured products including Be Well Informed and a new Underground Storage Tank (UST) Finder Tool Other news regarding state successes from Oregon and West Virginia, an ECOS Green…

Check Out the New E-Enterprise Factsheet!

April 15th, 2021

E-Enterprise for the Environment has just released a new fact sheet that contains general information on how we work, the relationship between E-Enterprise and the Exchange Network, and highlights of current E-Enterprise projects. Please enjoy this new resource, and use it to spread the word to your colleagues! E-Enterprise Fact Sheet

E-Enterprise Touts Success by the Numbers with New Infographic

April 8th, 2021

At the virtual E-Enterprise for the Environment Leadership Council meeting this week, E-Enterprise released a punchy, high-level infographic conveying its success by the numbers. The graphic shows that there are now more than 2,900 subscribers to the E-Enterprise Bulletin and 670 users of the E-Enterprise Community Inventory Platform. Among the other highlights: all 50 states…