Environmental Conditions Online for the DFW MetroPLEX
(Denton- Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas): 1998 Metro Grant Recipient
This project will inform citizens of the current, historical, and near-term
forecasts of environmental conditions to which they are exposed, including water,
land, sun and air. The data will be communicated as past, current and predicted
conditions. We also developing curriculum and workshops for teachers on
utilizing this information in local classrooms.
As of the year 2001, Americans in the largest metro areas in the country have
an easy way to answer questions like:
This information will be available on a pilot scale to Americans in 86 of the
largest metropolitan areas in the country through a new Program called
Environmental Monitoring for Public Access and Community Tracking (EMPACT).
EMPACT will bring to people up-to-date environmental information they can
understand and use in their day-to-day decision making about their health and
- "What is the ozone level in my city this morning?"
- "What is the water quality at my beach today?"
- "How high is the ultra violet radiation in my metropolitan area today?"
- "What is the level of contamination in the groundwater at the hazardous
waste site in my community"?
For more details, link to the EMPACT home page.
To view pages in the unsupported old website click HERE