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Asthma Awareness Month: Positive Trends in Toxic Air Emissions

Posted by Emilcott Associates

Jun 4, 2014 10:23:00 AM

Since 1996, thousands of companies submit annual toxic chemical release data to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) required under Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). The information submitted by facilities is compiled in the Toxics Release Inventory. TRI helps support informed decision-making by industry, government, non-governmental organizations and the public. The EPA has also complied comparative reports to look for trends since EPCRA became law.

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Topics: Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act, Asthma Awareness Month, Toxic Air Emissions, Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)

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