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E-Enterprise Facilitates COVID-19 Solution-Sharing Among Co-Regulators

May 5th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted communications and business processes nationwide. E-Enterprise partners are deploying a multitude of innovative responses to the crisis. Some best practices from states include converting a vehicle emission inspection station into a drive-through coronavirus testing location and developing a process to scan and conduct general permit registrations by phone. In addition,…

Andy Putnam Reflects on the Value of E-Enterprise, Leverages Digital Strategy in Colorado

May 5th, 2020

What roles do you fill on behalf of the E-Enterprise initiative? My many years of involvement with the governance of E-Enterprise and the Exchange Network have been very rewarding. As a member of the E-Enterprise Leadership Council and as state chair of the Management Board, among other leadership roles, I help steer the day-to-day activities…

Remembering Micco Emarthla, E-Enterprise’s First Tribal Tri-Chair

May 4th, 2020

It is with great sadness that the E-Enterprise community pays tribute to Micco Emarthla, who served with distinction as the first Tribal Tri-Chair of the E-Enterprise Leadership Council since 2017. An established tribal member of the Seneca-Cayuga Nation in Oklahoma, Micco worked for a decade as an Environmental Water Quality Specialist and served as an…

In Memoriam: IOT Co-Chair Matthew Leopard of U.S. EPA

May 4th, 2020

With heavy hearts, the Exchange Network and E-Enterprise community pays tribute to Matthew Leopard, who passed away following a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Matt served as the Director of the Office of Information Management within the EPA’s Office of Mission Support. That office leads EPA support for the Exchange Network and provides key technical…

EE2020 Has Been Cancelled

April 1st, 2020

After carefully weighing the situation, the EE2020 meeting chairs and other leaders in the E-Enterprise and Exchange Network governance have concluded that we cannot safely conduct an in-person meeting on May 12-14, 2020. Regrettably, we must cancel EE2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is certainly disappointing and unwelcome news, but it is clearly the…

Coronavirus Update: E-Enterprise Community Inventory Serves as Platform for Agency Solution Sharing

March 23rd, 2020

With the novel coronavirus disrupting normal workflows across government, industries, and organizations worldwide, agency staff are scrambling for new and effective ways to stay connected with their colleagues and keep work moving forward. This type of challenge is a major focus of E-Enterprise for the Environment. If you’re looking for COVID-related solutions or want to…

EELC Welcomes New Governance Members

November 25th, 2019

       The E-Enterprise Leadership Council (EELC) is pleased to announce three new Co-Chairs:  Doug Benevento, EPA Associate Deputy Administrator Kari Jacobson Hedin, Fond du Lac Reservation – Region 5 Regional Tribal Operations Committee  Patrick McDonnell, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection    E-Enterprise also welcomes the following new EELC members.  Bob Zimmerman, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, EELC member  Cynthia Naha, Santo Domingo Tribe –…

RegNav Online Permitting Assistance Tool for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills Now Available

November 25th, 2019

EPA has released a new Regulation Navigation tool for Clean Air Act New Source Performance Standards for municipal solid waste landfills. The tool, along with ones previously created for other air quality regulations, uses online, interactive software programs designed to help owners and operators determine their regulatory requirements by answering successive questions about their facilities.   Information on the full suite of tools is available on the E-Enterprise website and EPA website.   

Inaugural Event for the Tribal Environmental Data & Technology Academy Brings Knowledge-Transfer to the Forefront

November 25th, 2019

Water and air quality data. Fisheries and wildlife data. Natural resource and land management data. Tribes collect large amounts of data, and with more of it accessible each day via the Exchange Network and other web-based data services, there is a strong desire among tribal staff to learn the skills necessary to manage that data on their terms.   The Tribal Environmental…

E-Enterprise Highlights Arizona Permitting and Compliance Reporting

November 25th, 2019

  This fall, more than 100 participants joined an E-Enterprise webinar spotlighting Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) development and deployment of a simplified environmental permitting and compliance reporting approach. ADEQ is leveraging technology, lean, and the voice of the customer to build an e-Licensing web portal, called myDEQ, to assist Arizona’s businesses in meeting their environmental…