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Indicator Updates


These indicators were updated in December 2011 with new data points and related text. For more information about the update schedule please refer to the note below the table.

Indicator Subtopics Released Date
Atmospheric Concentrations of Greenhouse Gases (N) Greenhouse Gases
12/27/2011
Birth Defects Prevalence and Mortality (N) Human Disease and Condition
12/14/2011
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay (N) Coastal Water
Diversity and Biological Balance
12/12/2011
Pesticide Residues in Food (N) Chemicals
12/05/2011
Quantity of RCRA Hazardous Waste Generated and Managed (N) Waste
12/05/2011
Urbanization and Population Change (N/R) Land Use
Extent and Distribution of Ecological Systems
12/05/2011
Infectious Diseases Associated with Environmental Exposures or Conditions (N) Human Disease and Condition
12/05/2011
Life Expectancy at Birth (N) Health Status
12/05/2011
General Mortality (N) Health Status
12/05/2011
Childhood Cancer Incidence (N) Human Disease and Condition
12/05/2011
U.S. and Global Mean Temperature and Precipitation (N) Critical Physical and Chemical Attributes
12/01/2011
Cancer Incidence (N) Human Disease and Condition
12/01/2011

N = National Indicator
R = Regional Indicator
N/R = National Indicator displayed at EPA Regional scale

 

Update schedule:

The ROE indicators depend on data from a variety of monitoring and other data collection efforts, and each of these have different schedules for collecting new data and making it available. EPA is committed to keeping the ROE information as current as possible.

To achieve this, the ROE has adopted a biannual schedule for updating its indicators in June and December of each year.

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