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EPA Clearinghouse for Inventories and Emission Factors (CHIEF)
Entry ID: EPA_EMISSION_CLRNGHSE


Summary
Abstract: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clearinghouse for
Inventories and Emission Factors (CHIEF) provides a mechanism of
exchanging information on air pollution control matters between
federal, state, and local agencies, private citizens, universities,
contractors and foreign governments. The CHIEF maintains air pollution
emission factors and criteria for six major pollutants (particulates
(PM-10), SO2, CO, NOx, VOC, and lead) and toxic substances from
stationary and mobile sources. A listserver
("http://www.epa.gov/ttn/chief/listserv.html"),
and a FAX service (FAX CHIEF

The Air CHIEF CD-ROM version 8.0 contains text files, Air CHIEF
files, FIRE (Factor Information retrieval System) files, and EPA
document files. The Air CHIEF database consists of the
following:

AP-42, A Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission Factors (5th edition,
Supplements A-F). These consist of emission factors and activities
that produce criteria and toxic pollutant emissions for stationary
point and area sources.

Emissions estimates of 25 toxic pollutants.

NAICS and SIC classification codes.

Finalized 1996 National Toxics Inventory Documentation for Area and
Mobile Sources

Emission Inventory Guidance for the Implementation of Ozone and PM
NAAQS and Regional Haze Regulations

Handbook for Criteria Pollutants Emission Inventory Development

National Air Pollutant Emission Trends Report 1900-1998

National Air Pollutant Emission Trends Procedures


SPECIATE - a Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) and Particulate Matter
(PM) Speciation dataset which contains speciation profiles for
various sources of VOC and PM emissions.

BEIS - The Personal Computer version of the Biogenic Emissions
Inventory System (BEIS 2.3) allows users to estimate hourly
emissions of biogenic volatile organic compound and soil
nitrogen oxide emissions for any county in the contiguous
United States.

CHEM9 - CHEM9 is a compound properties processor that is based upon
an EPA compound database of over 1000 compounds.

WATER8 - WATER8 is an analytical model for estimating
compound-specific air emissions from wastewater collection & treatment
systems.

CHEMDAT8 - CHEMDAT8 is a Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet that includes
analytical models for estimating VOC emissions from treatment, storage
and disposal facility (TSDF) processes.

Landfill Model

PM CALC - EPA has replaced the PM-10 Calculator program with new
software that will estimate filterable PM2.5 emissions.

FIRE - Factor and Information REtrieval directory and software for
EPA's recommended criteria and toxic air emission estimation factors.

EPA Documents Files - a directory of EPA documents.

Related URL
Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: Access to CHIEF information.


Geographic Coverage
 N: 80.0 S: -20.0  E: -60.0  W: -180.0

Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > MID-LATITUDE


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >CARBON MONOXIDE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >EMISSIONS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >LEAD    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >NITROGEN OXIDES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >PARTICULATES >PM-10    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >TRACE ELEMENTS/TRACE METALS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >TRACE GASES/TRACE SPECIES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS >CONTAMINANT LEVELS/SPILLS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS >FOSSIL FUEL BURNING    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS >INDUSTRIAL EMISSIONS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS >CARBON DIOXIDE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS >CARBON MONOXIDE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS >NON-METHANE HYDROCARBONS/VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >NITROGEN COMPOUNDS >NITROGEN DIOXIDE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >NITROGEN COMPOUNDS >NITROGEN OXIDES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY >SULFUR COMPOUNDS >SULFUR DIOXIDE    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
ENVIRONMENT


Platform
GROUND STATIONS    [Information]
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS    [Information]


Project
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]


Keywords
AFSEF
AIR POLLUTION
AIRS
AP-42
BULLETIN BOARD
CARBON EMISSIONS
CD-ROM
CO
EMISSIONS
EPA
LEAD
NO2
NOX
PARTICULATES
PM-10
POLLUTANTS
POLLUTION
SO2
SPECIATE
SULFUR DIOXIDE
TOXIC POLLUTANTS
TOXIC SUBSTANCES
VOC
VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS


Originating Center
EPA


Data Center
Emission Factor and Inventory Group, Technology Transfer Network, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.epa.gov/ttn/chief/

Data Center Personnel
Name: INFO CHIEF
Phone: 919-541-1000
Fax: 919-541-5680
Email: info.chief at epa.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Emission Factor and Inventory Group
City: Research Triangle Park
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27711
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: CD-ROM

Distribution_Media: electronic, on-line


Personnel
GENE R. MAJOR
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: gsfc-gcmduso at mail.nasa.gov


INFO CHIEF
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 919-541-1000
Fax: 919-541-5680
Email: info.chief at epa.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Emission Factor and Inventory Group
City: Research Triangle Park
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27711
Country: USA


Publications/References
EPA, 1992. 'Access EPA', Information Access Branch, Information
Management and Services Division, Office of Information Resources
Management, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,EPA/220-B-92-014
Washington, D.C.

Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18



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