For six of the biggest federal environmental databases, the States provided an average of 94% of the data.
In a joint effort with the EPA, ECOS determined the States are the primary organizations collecting data on environmental pollutant reporting.
Percentage of Data Collected by States in 6 National Systems
|System||Type of Data in System||% Data Collected by States|
|AIRS/AFS||air pollution B stationary sources||99|
|AIRS/AQS||air pollution B ambient sources||99|
The full report: State Environmental Data in EPA's National Systems