Get alerts from the EPA's Airnow website when air quality may be especially poor in Camden to your email at the following website, click here.
Airnow smartphone applications are also available for Apple and Android.
Call this 24-hour hotline to report environmental incidents, abuses, complaints, and concerns in New Jersey.
What you should report?:
Or Download this smartphone app!
The app will record your exact location as part of the report. Take photos of the problem! Upload them to the app!!!
The following document describes the investigative process the NJ DEP uses in response to odor complaints.
Learn more about past environmental complaints in your neighborhood.
Anytime an individual makes a complaint to 1877WARNDEP whether via their phone OR the corresponding smartphone applications the report is entered into the public DEP DataMiner website: https://www13.state.
One can search this website for environmental complaints a number of ways, including site, date, location and category.
If you choose "Search by Category"-> Report Category "Incidents and Complaints" ->"Incidents by County Municipality and Date", you can then limit to Camden City and then choose a timeframe to view all of the WarnDEP reports made over a period of time. This information can be exported in PDF or Excel format.
What is Environmental Racism?
What is Environmental Justice?
Environmental Justice is the work being done to end environmental racism. It is about YOU: your body, your health, your mind, your home, your community, and your well being. When any of these spaces are negatively impacted by the environment around you - particular by pollution
Visit CFET's website to learn more about some of the work being done to end environmental racism in Camden.
EJSCREEN: How does the air quality in my neighborhood compare to other neighborhoods?
In order to better meet the Agency’s responsibilities related to the protection of public health and the environment, EPA has developed a new environmental justice (EJ) mapping and screening tool called EJSCREEN. It is based on nationally consistent data and an approach that combines environmental and demographic indicators in maps and reports.
Enviromapper: what facilities are in my neighborhood?
A single point of access to select US EPA environmental data. This website provides access to several EPA databases to provide you with information about environmental activities that may affect air, water, and land anywhere in the United States. With Envirofacts, you can learn more about these environmental activities in your area or you can generate maps of environmental information. https://enviro.epa.gov/enviro/em4ef.home
NJDEP Community Corner Map: Are polluting industries are following their air quality permits?
This map shows every facility with an air permit registered with the Division of Air Quality at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.
Developed resources reported in this project are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.