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Searchable Databases

Toxics Cleanup

Access to Ecology's searchable databases with data specific to this program listed separately. The agency databases list contains data relevant to all or many programs.

Database includes map access = databases that include map access.

Environmental Monitoring Data

Ecology for Scientist's environmental monitoring data page; contains numerous environmental monitoring databases listed by topic, including the Environmental Information Management (EIM) system, Ecology's major environmental data repository.

Program-Specific Databases

Contaminated Site Cleanup information - Use the following tools to search for information about cleanup sites currently being investigated or that have completed the cleanup process, and about underground storage tanks.
  Areawide Remediation Environmental Information System (AREIS)
This database holds soil sampling and cleanup records for properties in the Tacoma Smelter Plume. Data from the Everett Smelter cleanup will be available here soon.
  Asarco Smelter cleanup database (ARIES) – Search for records specific to the sampling and cleanup for properties affected by contamination from the former Asarco smelters in Tacoma and Everett
  Cleanup Site Search
Search our inventory of sites currently being investigated, cleaned up, or that have already completed the cleanup process.
  TCP Web Reporting (formerly “ISIS Web Reporting”) - Selected reports on contaminated cleanup sites, including:
  • Brownfields
  • Confirmed and suspected contaminated sites list
  • Environmental Covenants
  • No further action sites list
  • Site summary report
  • Underground storage tanks and leaking underground storage tanks
Interactive map Smelter Search
Searchable map of areas with arsenic soil contamination from former smelters in Tacoma and Everett. Impacted areas include parts of Thurston, Pierce, King, and Snohomish counties.
Other Tools:
  Cleanup Levels and Risk Calculations (CLARC)
Chemical-specific information related to the establishment of cleanup levels under the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) Cleanup Regulation, Ch. 173-340 WAC

Agency Databases

  Regulatory Handbook
Information on permits, licenses, certifications, and other approvals.
Database includes map access. Facility/Site Identification (F/SID) System
Information on facilities and sites of interest to the Department of Ecology.
  Public Involvement Calendar
Information on Ecology's public hearings, meetings, workshops, open houses, and open comment periods.
  Publications and Forms
Information on Ecology's publications and forms.
  Staff directory
Ecology staff e-mail addresses and phone numbers.
  Subject referral directory
Ecology staff contact information by subject.

Related Information

For MAPS, also see Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data for available spatial data.

For OPEN DATA, also see:


Environmental Data for Scientists


Environmental Information Management (EIM) System -- Environmental Data
(EIM How-To videos)

Facility/Site Identification (F/SID) System

Coastal Atlas Map - Shoreline photos, flood maps, beaches and more.


Freshwater Algae Database

Washington State Geospatial Clearinghouse

Pacific Northwest Water Quality Data Exchange.