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The Age of Missing Information

by Michael R. Meuser Monday, Dec. 24, 2001 at 4:09 PM

Beware...vital information used to make decisions in a democratic society and to protect our environment are rapidly disappearing.

Beware. We have entered The Age of Missing Information. Bad enough that we do not know what the world's most powerful killing machine is doing around the world, but vital information used to make decisions in a democratic society and to protect our environment are rapidly disappearing.

The U.S. military--now blood-driven like the predators who have

killed my beloved chickens--may treat others, even its own citizens,

who differ and dare to dissent, like it has been treating innocent

Afghans. The president is centralizing his power in many ways by

refusing access, the essence of democracy.

When are more good Americans going to wake up? As a great German

theologian said, "First they took the Jews. Not being Jewish, I did

not give it much attention. Then they took the gypsies...then the

gays...then the Poles...By the time they got to me, there was not

much help available."


Looks like epa's envirofacts:

has bit the dust. I checked all the internal query forms, attempted

a query and came to a page that said:


I need your help. I have a page titled, "Post 9/11 Age of Missing

Information" at:

If you have time, please take a look at the page and if you find

anything that should be there please let me know. There is no

need to limit yourself to government pages. The post 9/11 RTK

chill has affected many and we should document these as well.

Also, if any of these pages come back to life, in the same or

altered form, I'd like to know about that too.


Here are the details of what we apparently no longer have access

to. It has been added to the above page.

The Water Discharge Permits Query Form allows you to retrieve

selected data from the Permit Compliance System (PCS) database

in Envirofacts regarding facilities holding National Pollutant

Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits.

The Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS) contains

information about public water systems and their violations of

EPA's drinking water regulations, as reported to EPA by the

states. These regulations establish maximum contaminant levels,

treatment techniques, and monitoring and reporting requirements to

ensure that water systems provide safe water to their customers.

This query will help you to find your drinking water supplier and

view its violations and enforcement history since 1993.

The Superfund Query Form allows you to retrieve data from the

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and

Liability Information System (CERCLIS) database in Envirofacts.

The Hazardous Waste Query Form allows you to retrieve selected

data from the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Information

(RCRAInfo) database in Envirofacts.

This Query Form allows you to retrieve selected data from the BRS

database in Envirofacts for the facilities that are of interest to you.

Select between different data retrieval options.

The Toxic Releases Query Form allows you to retrieve data from

the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) database in Envirofacts. Your

query returns facility information and chemical reports, which

tabulate air emissions, surface water discharges, releases to land,

underground injections, and transfers to off-site locations.

[note that TRI info is still available at ]

The Facility Information Query Form allows you to retrieve selected

facility data from 15 national systems listed below.

The Air Releases Query Form allows you to retrieve selected data

from the Aerometric Information Retrieval System/AIRS Facility

Subsystem (AIRS/AFS) database in Envirofacts.

The Chemical Query Form allows you to obtain the acronyms,

chemical identification numbers, and chemical names reported by

the Envirofacts databases (AFS, PCS, RCRIS and TRIS) using the

Envirofacts Master Chemical Integrator (EMCI). You may see if the

chemical is included in other groups, or is made up of other



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