US EPA publishes new toxic release inventory sector data

EPA is releasing new Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Data by industry sector as an addition to the May 1996 Public Data Release 1996 Toxics Release Inventory Public Data Release-Ten Years of Right-to-Know.

This new document entitled 1996 Toxics Release Inventory Public Data Release – 10 Years of Right-to-Know: Industry Sector Analyses provides an analysis of 15 industry sectors not included in the May TRI report.

This report provides a detailed view of environmental releases and source reduction on an industry sector basis and puts TRI data in the context of general industry growth.

Some of these industries include printing, publishing, rubber and miscellaneous plastics products, and textile mill products.

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