News

2024-06-18
The following new tools were added to GEM:
  • A File tool, at the top right of the Legend, imports GIS files for display on the map. These files are only loaded into local browser memory for the current session.
  • Measure in the map display provides tools to measure lengths and areas.
  • Draw in the map display provides tools to sketch lines and polygons on the map, and to delete or modify them.
  • Print in the map display generates a printable snapshot of the current map with legend tiles of the displayed content.
  • A Scale Bar has also been added to the map display.
2024-04-26
A new Plug-in Electric Vehicle Registrations mapping layer has been added, based on Experian's 2022 and 2023 data aggregated to the county level.
2024-04-10
 The "Wind Turbine - Existing Location" mapping layer was updated and renamed "Wind Turbine Database v6.1". 
2024-02-23
These new mapping layers were added:
  • Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool v1.0 (Climate)
  • Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool v1.0 (Energy)
  • Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool v1.0 (Transportation)
  • Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool v1.0 (Water)
  • Mining Claims
  • USDA Cultivated Land

These mapping layers were updated:
  • Stream / River
  • Water Body 
2024-01-31
These new mapping layers were added:
  • Grazing Allotments
  • Land Cover - Hawaii
  • National Conservation Areas
  • National Land Cover Database - Alaska
  • Visual Resource Inventory Areas
  • Wild Horse and Burro Herd Management Areas
These mapping layers were updated:
  • National Land Cover Database - Lower 48 States 
2024-01-26
 These new mapping layers were added:
  • Areas of Critical Environmental Concern
  • BLM National Landscape Conservation System
  • BLM Wilderness Study Areas
  • City Boundary
  • Forest Service - Ranger Districts
  • Forest Service - Regions
  • Forest Service Boundary
  • Forest Service Jurisdiction

These mapping layers were updated:
  • BLM District and Field Office Boundaries
  • National Park Service Boundary
  • Specially Designated Area - Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Specially Designated Area - Forest Service
  • Transmission Lines
  • Urban Area
  • Wilderness Areas 
2024-01-16
These new mapping layers were added:
  • NAAQS Non-Attainment Area (2008 Std) - 8-Hour Ozone
  • NAAQS Non-Attainment Area (2015 Std) - 8-Hour Ozone
  • NAAQS Non-Attainment Area (1978 Std) - Lead
  • NAAQS Non-Attainment Area (2008 Std) - Lead
  • NAAQS Non-Attainment Area (1987 Std) - PM 10
  • NAAQS Non-Attainment Area (1997 Std) - PM 2.5
  • NAAQS Non-Attainment Area (2006 Std) - PM 2.5
  • NAAQS Non-Attainment Area (2012 Std) - PM 2.5
  • NAAQS Non-Attainment Area (1971 Std) - SO2
  • NAAQS Non-Attainment Area (2010 Std) - SO2

These mapping layers were updated:
  • National Conservation Easement Database
2024-01-09
These new mapping layers were added:
  • National Historic Landmark Points
  • National Historic Landmark Areas
  • EPA Facility Registration Service
  • Public Land Survey System - Townships
  • Public Land Survey System - Sections
  • Plan Boundaries - Forest Service
  • Plan Boundaries - Bureau of Land Management

These mapping layers were updated:
  • Congressional Districts - 118th Congress
  • Critical Habitat - Lines
  • Critical Habitat - Areas
  • EPA EJScreen 2023
  • EPA Brownfield Sites (RE-Powering Americas Land)
  • Formerly Used Defense Site Areas
  • Formerly Used Defense Site Points 
2023-11-30
These new mapping layers were added:
  • Principal Ports
  • Solar Photovoltaic Facilities Database

These mapping layers were updated:
  • Airfield Runways
  • Aviation Facilities
  • Federal Land (Surface Management Agency)
  • Historic Area Feature - National Register of Historic Places
  • Historic Point Feature - National Register of Historic Places
  • National Historic Trails
  • National Scenic Trails
  • National Wild and Scenic Rivers System
  • Railroads
  • Watershed (HUC2)
  • Watershed (HUC8)
 
2023-11-13
The following mapping layers were updated:
  • Alternative Fuel Stations - All Types
  • Alternative Fuel Stations - CNG
  • Alternative Fuel Stations - Hydrogen
  • Alternative Fuel Stations - LPG
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Non-Tesla DC Fast)
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Non-Tesla Level 2) 
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Tesla DC Fast)
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Tesla Level 2) 
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (Planned)
  • FHWA Designated Electric Vehicle Corridor (Rounds 1-7)
  • FHWA Designated CNG Corridor (Rounds 1-7)
  • FHWA Designated Hydrogen Corridor (Rounds 1-7)
  • FHWA Designated LPG Corridor (Rounds 1-7)
  • Tribal Reservation

New Layers:
  • Alaska Native Regional Corporation Boundaries
  • Clean Cities Coalition Boundaries
2022-09-14
The Geospatial Energy Mapper (GEM) has been launched!