EPA Seeks To Add More Chemicals To Toxics List

Law360, New York (April 6, 2010, 6:48 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to add more chemicals to its Toxics Release Inventory list, in what could become the first expansion of the program in more than a decade.

The TRI, established as part of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986, is a publicly available database that contains data reported by certain industries and federal facilities every year on toxic chemical releases and waste management activities for particular chemicals. The list currently contains information on nearly 650 chemicals...
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