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  • EPA Announces 2014 Toxics Release Inventory Report

    In 2014, 84% of the 25 billion pounds of toxic chemical waste managed at the nation's industrial facilities was not released into the environment due to the use of preferred waste management practices like recycling, energy recovery and treatment, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report. The remaining 16% was released to the air, ...

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  • EPA releases 2010 toxics release inventory national analysis

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is releasing its annual national analysis of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), providing all Americans with vital information about their communities. The TRI program publishes information on toxic chemical disposals and other releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in ...

  • EPA releases 2013 Toxics Release Inventory National Analysis

    Similar to previous years, in 2013, most of the toxic chemical waste managed at industrial facilities in the U.S. was not released into the environment, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report. The report, published today, shows that approximately 22 billion pounds— or 84 percent - of the 26 billion pounds of toxic chemical ...

  • Media Advisory: EPA Training on Toxics Release Inventory Database for the Media

    The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) program will offer training on the release of their 2011 national analysis on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. EST The training will provide a brief overview of the TRI program, discuss highlights of the most recent TRI data on toxic chemical releases and pollution prevention activities, and illustrate how the ...

  • EPA Issues CNMI Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011

    Toxic chemicals managed, treated or released into the environment from facilities operating in the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands decreased in 2011 when compared to 2010, according to the latest Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data available from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “Community Right-to-Know data helps all of us remain aware of the types and amounts of ...

  • EPA Issues Guam Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011

    Toxic chemicals managed, treated or released into the environment from facilities operating in Guam increased in 2011 when compared to 2010, according to the latest Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data available from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “Community Right-to-Know data helps all of us remain aware of the types and amounts of chemicals being used in our ...

  • EPA Issues Nevada Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011

    “Community Right-to-Know data helps all of us remain aware of the types and amounts of chemicals being used in our neighborhoods,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest. “It is great to see pollution prevention activities at reporting facilities, and we encourage them to reduce their chemical releases via this method.” A total ...

  • EPA Issues California Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011

    Toxic chemicals managed, treated or released into the environment from facilities operating in California increased in 2011 when compared to 2010, according to the latest Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data available from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “Community Right-to-Know data helps all of us remain aware of the types and amounts of chemicals being used in our ...

  • EPA Issues 2012 Toxic Release Inventory Data for Pacific Southwest Region

    Nationally, total releases of toxic chemicals decreased 12 percent from 2011-2012, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report and Pacific Southwest state fact sheets published today. “Our yearly analysis of chemicals being used by industry helps residents understand which chemicals are used in their neighborhoods,” ...

  • Media Advisory: EPA Training on Toxics Release Inventory Database for the Media

    The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) program will offer training on the release of their 2012 national analysis on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. The training will provide a brief overview of the TRI program, discuss highlights of the most recent TRI data on toxic chemical releases and pollution prevention activities, and illustrate how the public can ...

  • EPA final rule requires electronic filing of reports to toxics release inventory

    Facilities required to report chemical releases through the Toxics Release Inventory will need to file electronically, under a final rule to be published in the Federal Register Aug. 27. The Environmental Protection Agency will require facilities to submit the reports, which are used to track releases and transfers of toxic chemicals at industrial facilities nationwide, by way of electronic ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • ToxicRisk.com combines latest EPA toxic release inventory data with Google Maps

    In 1997 MapCruzin.com created the first interactive maps for Environmental Defense's Scorecard project. Since then Michael Meuser, founder of MapCruzin, has done many other map-based environmental projects on the internet. After the 911 terrorist attacks and the beginning of the War on Terror, many map-based sites like these became hard to find or totally unavailable to the public. MapCruzin ...


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  • EPA reinstates toxics release inventory reporting requirements for hydrogen sulfide

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that it is reinstating Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting requirements for hydrogen sulfide. This action is part of Administrator Lisa P. Jackson’s ongoing efforts to provide Americans with helpful information on chemicals they may encounter in their daily lives. TRI is a publicly available database that contains information ...

  • EPA Issues Arizona Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011

    “Community Right-to-Know data helps all of us remain aware of the types and amounts of chemicals being used in our neighborhoods,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s Regional Administrator for the Pacific Southwest. “It is great to see pollution prevention activities at reporting facilities, and we encourage them to reduce their chemical releases via this method.” A total ...

  • EPA Issues American Samoa Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011

    Toxic chemicals managed, treated or released into the environment from facilities operating in American Samoa remained basically the same in 2011 when compared to 2010, according to the latest Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data available from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “Community Right-to-Know data helps all of us remain aware of the types and amounts of chemicals being used ...

  • EPA proposes adding more chemicals to toxics release inventory list

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to add 16 chemicals to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) list of reportable chemicals, the first expansion of the program in more than a decade.  Established as part of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA), TRI is a publicly available EPA database that contains information on toxic chemical releases and ...

  • EPA issues 2013 Toxic release inventory data for pacific Southwest region

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report that showed that the majority of toxic chemicals managed at industrial facilities in the U.S. were not released into the environment. Nationally in 2013, approximately 84 percent of the 26 billion pounds of toxic chemicals were managed through the use of preferred practices such as recycling. ...

  • EPA’s 2011 Toxics Release Inventory Shows Air Pollutants Continue to Decline

    Total toxic air releases in 2011 declined 8 percent from 2010, mostly because of decreases in hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions, even while total releases of toxic chemicals increased for the second year in a row, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report published today. The annual TRI provides citizens with vital information ...

  • EPA Issues Hawaii Toxics Release Inventory Data for 2011

    Toxic chemicals managed, treated or released into the environment from facilities operating in Hawaii slightly increased in 2011 when compared to 2010, according to the latest Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) data available from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. “Community Right-to-Know data helps all of us remain aware of the types and amounts of chemicals being used in our ...

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