Most of our data is provided by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA has made data files available from November 12, 2013 on its website. The agency is currently implementing a new information system called the Superfund Enterprise Management System (SEMS). As soon as more current data is made available through this new system, we will update Toxic Sites. Our chemical health effect information comes from Risctox. The census and population information comes from the Missouri Census Data Center, a project of The University of Missouri.
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