ECHO Comments Archive
"The web site is great. I would like it if the data forms
made it easier to read what violations had been noted or in what
way a particular facility was/is out of compliance."
"The Echo web site is extremely valuable for safety and protection
of public health and the environment. Do not limit the amount of
information available there."
"Please keep this valuable information format available to
the public. This is a remarkable accomplishment. It should be broadly
advertised and marketed to the general public."
"When I checked the website for the zipcode [xxx] I was surprised
to see that neither [xxx] or [xxx] were listed, both of which use
and store toxics. I think it is important that the EPA continue
to gather this information and make it available to the public on
"I like this system, but I'm not getting detailed data on violations
in New York..."
"I think the ECHO web site is great! I was able to see many,
many companies in my city and see what they are up to and what danger
they might pose.... This is the very thing EPA should do and be
good at!!! Keep ECHO around please!!! ... PS....About 6 of the companies
in [xxx] listed on ECHO are within a 5 minute walk from my house,
so it was a truly beneficial web site to check out."
"...Comment: I find the site very useful and informative. Thanks
from a concerned citizen of [xxx]."
"Please keep this information up and running"
"Just a brief comment to say that I think it is important to
keep records of compliance history of business and industry available
to the public. Please continue. Thanks"
"Thank you for making the local information available. Its
nice to know who is violating our pollution laws. Even more information
would be great so we can deciede if we want to go in the Lake or
"After I entered a zipcode, clicked on the facility name and
all of the information came up, it would have been helpful if a
button for "New Search" was on top of the pages for starting
a new search. That was my immediate reaction. Having a button to
report errors is brilliant. Anything that helps us to decrease the
amount of inaccurate information on the Internet is appreciated.
I have sent my Public Information Officer the Website address for
"...Also, there is no way to just query the RCRA CORRACTS facilities."
"Hey - nice database..."
"Posting of maps and detailed location coordinates is foolish."
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