TRI Reporting Deadline Approaching

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July 1, 2014 marks the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reporting deadline for reporting year 2013.  The report is required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for various facilities throughout the US. The TRI tracks the usage of specific toxic chemicals that may pose a threat to human health and the environment.  Facilities that use these chemicals must report all releases …

2012 Pollution Data Now Available

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has made the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) data from 2012 available to the public.  TRI’s are required annually by various facilities in industries such as manufacturing, metal mining, electric utilities, and commercial hazardous waste. The annual report for reporting year 2012 will provide the public with “critical information about their communities, including data on certain …

Air Pollutants Decline and Total Toxic Chemicals Increase in 2011

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a news release on January 16 that described the results of the 2011 Toxic Release Inventory (TRI). The TRI program “collects information on certain toxic chemical releases to the air, water and land, as well as information on waste management and pollution prevention activities by facilities across the country”.  Many different facilities and industries …