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  • Toxic chemical releases declining

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


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Toxic emissions, they’re in the water

    After decades of hammering on corporations to reduce their toxic air emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now focusing on another source of nasty pollution, corporate water emissions. Although the Clean Water Act has technically been in place for well over three decades, the EPA has been lax in enforcing regulations, often due to thinly-stretched resources.Coal-fired power ...


  • 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 analysis shows reduction in 2009 toxic chemical releases in Vermont (VT)

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2009. TRI reporting provides Americans with vital information about their communities by publishing information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in neighborhoods across the ...

  • EPA analysis shows reduction in 2009 toxic chemical releases in Connecticut

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2009. TRI reporting provides Americans with vital information about their communities by publishing information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in neighborhoods across the ...

  • EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Maine

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2012. In Maine, the reporting data show that overall releases of pollutants to the environment have increased since the previous reporting year (2011). TRI information is a key part of EPA’s efforts to provide greater access to environmental information and get information to the public as ...

  • EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Rhode Island

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2012. In Rhode Island, the reporting data show that overall releases of pollutants to the environment have decreased since the previous reporting year (2011). TRI information is a key part of EPA’s efforts to provide greater access to environmental information and get information to the ...

  • EPA analysis shows increase in 2010 toxic chemical releases in Maine

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2010. TRI reporting provides Americans with vital information about their communities by publishing information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in neighborhoods across the ...

  • EPA analysis shows decrease in 2010 toxic chemical releases in Connecticut

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2010. TRI reporting provides Americans with vital information about their communities by publishing information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in neighborhoods across the ...

  • EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Maine

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2011. In Maine, the reporting data show that overall releases of pollutants to the environment have increased since the previous reporting year (2010). TRI information is a key part of EPA’s efforts to provide greater access to environmental information and get information to the public as ...

  • EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2011. In Massachusetts, the reporting data show that overall releases of pollutants to the environment have decreased since the previous reporting year (2010). TRI information is a key part of EPA’s efforts to provide greater access to environmental information and get information to the ...

  • EPA analysis shows decrease in toxic releases across Midwestern states

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has updated its annual analysis of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI), which provides vital information about pollution to the people of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. The analysis for these six states, which comprise EPA Region 5, is part of the Agency's national TRI announcement. For the first time, the 2009 TRI highlights toxic ...

  • EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Rhode Island

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2011. In Rhode Island, the reporting data show that overall releases of pollutants to the environment have increased since the previous reporting year (2010). TRI information is a key part of EPA’s efforts to provide greater access to environmental information and get information to the ...

  • EPA analysis shows reduction in 2008 Toxic Chemical Releases

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is releasing its annual national analysis of the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI).  The TRI database contains information on chemical releases into the air, land and water, as well as waste management and pollution prevention activities.  The analysis of the 2008 data, the most recent data set available, shows that 3.86 billion pounds of toxic ...

  • Computing toxic chemicals

    A new computational method for working out in advance whether a chemical will be toxic will be reporting in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Data Mining and Bioinformatics. There is increasing pressure on the chemical and related industries to ensure that their products comply with increasing numbers of safety regulations. Providing regulators, intermediary users and consumers ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • EPA analysis shows decrease in 2009 toxic chemical releases in Maine (ME)

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2009. TRI reporting provides Americans with vital information about their communities by publishing information on toxic chemical disposals and releases into the air, land and water, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities in neighborhoods across the ...

  • New US policy `interferes` with analysis of toxic chemicals and their risk to public health

    A new White House policy deals a crippling blow to the ability of the scientific staff of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to identify chemicals that pose the greatest risk to public health, potentially putting millions of people at risk, according to public health experts at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). At issue is the interference with EPA’s Integrated Risk Information ...

  • EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2012 Toxic Chemical Releases in Massachusetts

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2012. In Massachusetts, the reporting data show that overall releases of pollutants to the environment have decreased since the previous reporting year (2011). TRI information is a key part of EPA’s efforts to provide greater access to environmental information and get information to the ...

  • EPA Analysis Shows Increase in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Vermont

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2011. In Vermont, the reporting data show that overall releases of pollutants to the environment have increased since the previous reporting year (2010). TRI information is a key part of EPA’s efforts to provide greater access to environmental information and get information to the public ...

  • EPA Analysis Shows Decrease in 2011 Toxic Chemical Releases in Connecticut

    EPA’s most recent Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data is now available for the reporting year of 2011. In Connecticut, the reporting data show that overall releases of pollutants to the environment have decreased since the previous reporting year (2010). TRI information is a key part of EPA’s efforts to provide greater access to environmental information and get information to the ...

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