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EE2020 Webinars Wind Down with a Look at Deploying Drones for Improved Environmental Results

December 7th, 2020

  E-Enterprise and the Exchange Network are nearing the finish line on a successful and well-attended EE2020 webinar series. Launched in June, the series has featured monthly installments on a wide range of topics selected from the originally planned in-person meeting program. The August webinar explored how agencies can tell more effective and engaging stories…

E-Enterprise Welcomes New Leaders, Recognizes Retired Members

December 7th, 2020

From left to right, Ben Grumbles, Mike Keyack, Alisha Bartling, Jennie Campbell, Stephen Forrest   The E-Enterprise Leadership Council (EELC) is pleased to announce new state leadership and a new member. Ben Grumbles, Secretary of the Maryland Department of the Environment – EELC State Co-Chair Mike Keyack, Deputy Director of the Arizona Department of Environmental…

EECIP Encourages You to Join the Conversation on Regulated Entity Portals

December 6th, 2020

Do you have experience managing user access to a regulated entity portal? Your fellow E-Enterprise Community Inventory Platform (EECIP) user, Victoria Phillips of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, seeks your perspective in this EECIP discussion thread. Phillips posted that she is interested in connecting with EPA, state, or tribal staff who have experience building or…

E-Enterprise Community Inventory Platform Enables Partner Sharing

July 31st, 2020

The E-Enterprise Community Inventory Platform is a secure online project inventory and discussion platform for staff of federal, state, local, and tribal environmental agencies. Please join the community to engage in ongoing discussions on Innovative Responses to COVID-19, Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics, and a number of other environmental and information technology topics.

EPA Seeks State, Tribal Input on Facility Data Business Needs

July 31st, 2020

In June, the EPA Office of Mission Support (OMS) kicked off an enterprise-wide stakeholder outreach to gather requirements for future or anticipated facility data business needs. Outreach for input from EPA regions and programs and state and tribal partners will take place over the summer, and a final report will be developed in the fall….

EnviroAtlas Helps Users Capture Nature’s Benefits, Map a Sustainable Future

May 5th, 2020

How do environmental managers and public health officials identify the benefits that local forests, parks, wetlands, and other natural areas provide to their local communities? One way is through EPA’s EnviroAtlas. The rich web-based resource system provides users with a host of interactive tools, geospatial data, and resources for exploring the benefits people derive from nature…

EPA Unleashes the Power of Citizen Science

May 5th, 2020

Imagine what could be achieved if thousands or even millions of citizens were engaged as research partners collecting and sharing data about their local environment. That’s the potential of citizen science—a process allowing research organizations to tap the collective strength of communities and the public to identify research questions, collect and analyze data, interpret results,…

The Internet of Water Partners with States to Improve Data Management

May 5th, 2020

The Internet of Water (IoW) is accelerating the development of open data and information systems to support sustainable water resources management and water supply services. The IoW network is designed to mobilize cultural and behavioral change across individuals, agencies, and institutions to bring about necessary technological changes that will transform water information and enable better water management…

Iowa Unveils ‘EASY Air’ for Title V Permitting Applications

May 5th, 2020

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has unveiled the latest in online technology that is making it easier for companies to apply for air quality permits. Businesses can now submit all construction and Title V air quality permit applications using the Iowa Environmental Application System—Iowa EASY Air. “We expect this online system to save…

E-Enterprise Partners Unite to Modernize QAPP Process

May 5th, 2020

Professionals across EPA, states, and tribes are collaborating to improve the process of developing, reviewing, and approving Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs) for state and tribal grants. This initiative has experienced early success with the acceleration of the QAPP approval process; on average, regions are approving 92 percent of QAPPs within 60 days of receipt from grantees….