Pollution Prevention Tools Available Online

 

Software

Purpose

Web site Address

Air CHIEF

Provides access to air emission information pertaining to estimating the types and quantities of pollutants originating from various sources

https://www.epa.gov/chief

CAGE

This is a coatings alternative guide developed as comprehensive material substitution tool for coatings

http://www.epa.gov/nrmrl/pubs/600r01030.html

CHETAH

Used to predict thermo-chemical properties and potential reactive chemical hazards of chemicals, chemical reactions and chemical mixtures

https://www.astm.org/SNEWS/OCTOBER_2005/harrison_oct05.html

ChemSTEER

Uses EPA’s Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics’ latest workplace exposure and release methods to estimate environmental releases and worker exposures to chemicals used and/or manufactured

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/chemsteer-chemical-screening-tool-exposures-and-environmental-releases

ECOSAR

Used for prediction of toxicity (long term and short term) of chemicals discharged into water bodies on aquatic organisms by implementing Structure Activity Relationships

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/ecological-structure-activity-relationships-ecosar-predictive-model

E-FAST

Used to provide estimates in terms of possible inhalation, ingestion and dermal dosage rates of chemical concentrations released to air, water, surface and landfills and also due to consumer products.

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/e-fast-exposure-and-fate-assessment-screening-tool-version-2014

EPI SuiteTM

The EPI SuiteTM is a suite of physical/chemical property and environmental fate estimation models.

http://www.epa.gov/oppt/exposure/pubs/episuitedl.htm

BCFWIN

Used to calculate the BioConcentration factor and its logarithm from the log Kow

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/epi-suitetm-estimation-program-interface

WSKOWWIN

Used to estimate octanol-water partition coefficient using algorithms in the KOWWIN software

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/epi-suitetm-estimation-program-interface

HENRYWIN

Used to calculate Henry’s Law constant by use of group contribution and bond contribution methods

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/epi-suitetm-estimation-program-interface

KOWWIN

Used to estimate log Kow

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/epi-suitetm-estimation-program-interface

MPBPWIN

Used to estimate melting point, boiling point and vapor pressure of organic chemicals

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/epi-suitetm-estimation-program-interface

PCKOCWIN

Used to estimate soil adsorption coefficient (Koc) of a chemical

http://www.epa.gov/oppt/exposure/pubs/episuitedl.htm

AOPWIN

Used to estimate the gas-phase reaction rate of a chemical with the dominant atmospheric oxidant and hydroxyl radicals

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/epi-suitetm-estimation-program-interface

HYDROWIN

For estimating Acid- and Base-catalysed hydrolysis constants of certain organic classes

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/epi-suitetm-estimation-program-interface

LEV3EPI

Used to predict partitioning of chemicals between air, soil, sediment and water under steady state for environment model defaults which can be changed by the user

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/epi-suitetm-estimation-program-interface

STPWIN

Used to predict removal of chemicals in a sewage treatment plant by using EPIWIN outputs

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/epi-suitetm-estimation-program-interface

WVOLWIN

Used to estimate rates of chemical volatilization of a chemical from rivers and lakes

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/epi-suitetm-estimation-program-interface

BIOWIN

Used to estimate aerobic biodegradability of organic chemicals

http://envirosim.com/products/biowin

FIRE

Is a DBMS that provides EPA’s recommended emission estimation factors for criteria and hazardous air pollutants as well as industry emissions and emission factors

https://www.epa.gov/chief

GCES

Used to assess existing processes, build a green chemical process, design a new green chemical for a new or existing chemicals

http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/26/25531.htm

Motor Master +4.0.6

Used for analyzing motor and motor system efficiency

http://motormaster.software.informer.com/4.1/

Mackay Level III v 2.20

Used to map the life cycle of a chemical in the face of degradation and advection losses

http://www.trentu.ca/academic/aminss/envmodel/models/VBL2.html

OncoLogic

Used to predict carcinogenic capacity of chemicals

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/oncologictm-computer-system-evaluate-carcinogenic-potential-chemicals

TANKS

Used to estimate emissions due to working and standing losses for four major types of storage tanks

http://www.epa.gov/ttn/chief/software/tanks/index.html

UCSS

Used to identify and screen chemical clusters for performing specific tasks and also to identify clusters in terms of hazards

http://www.epa.gov/oppt/exposure/pubs/ucss.htm

WAR

This is a method used to provide a measure of the impact of generated wastes, which is then compared to indexes from other possible designs of the same process to obtain a more environmentally friendly design of the process in question

https://www.epa.gov/chemical-research/waste-reduction-algorithm-chemical-process-simulation-waste-reduction

Building Energy Software Tools Directory

 

340 Tools

Used to achieve efficiency and sustainability in energy usage

http://www.eere.energy.gov/buildings/tools_directory/

   

US EPA Region 2 Self Assessment Tools

P2 Tools

The tools in this directory serve as checklists for compliance with federal, state and local environmental protocols. These tools are subdivided into general, statute-specific, sector and environmental concern categories

https://www.epa.gov/p2/pollution-prevention-tools-and-calculators

Environmental Freeware

Free software tools for pollution prevention, dispersion and risk modeling, waste management, health and safety

http://www.ehsfreeware.com/

Environmental Awareness Tools

Free online tools for small businesses, small communities, professionals, farmers, homeowners,  etc.

http://www.epa.gov/seahome/topics.html

EJSCREEN

Allows users to access high-resolution environmental and demographic information for locations in the United States, and compare their selected locations to the rest of the state, EPA region, or the nation.

https://www.epa.gov/ejscreen

Innovative Environmental Protection Tools

Collection of tools which help the user to learn about local land, air, and water.

https://www.epa.gov/innovation/innovative-environmental-protection-tools

Recent Updates to Predictive Models and Tools

Recent Updates to Predictive Models and Tools

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools/recent-updates-predictive-models-and-tools

Chemical Data Access Tool (CDAT)

Chemical Data Access Tool (CDAT)

https://java.epa.gov/oppt_chemical_search/

TSCA Screen Tool

Predictive Models and Tools for Assessing Chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

https://www.epa.gov/tsca-screening-tools

CalEnviroScreen 2.0

CalEnviroScreen is a statewide environmental health screening tool that can be used to help identify California communities that are disproportionately burdened by multiple sources of pollution. The tool uses 12 pollution burden indicators and 7 population characteristics for calculating the CalEnviroScreen Score.

http://oehha.ca.gov/calenviroscreen/report/calenviroscreen-version-20#downloads

EJAtlas

The EJ Atlas is a teaching, networking and advocacy map that catalogues thousands of stories of resistance against damaging projects. This maps conflicts across 10 main categories; Nuclear, Mineral ores & building extractions, Waste management, Biomass & land conflicts, Fossil fuels & climate justice, Water management, Infrastructure & built environment, Tourism recreation, Biodiversity conservation conflicts and Industrial & utilities conflicts.

https://ejatlas.org