Recommendations Document: During the two public days of the 2010 National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and Environmental Conditions in Communities, numerous suggestions and recommendations were provided by conference presenters and attendees. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) staff captured all of those recommendations and compiled them into the attached document. Additionally, recommendations were gathered from comment cards collected over the course of the conference and from a portion of the conference evaluation and are included in the attached document. The recommendations are loosely organized by the following topic areas: Communication and Data Analysis, Data Access Tools, Enforcement, Guidance and Rulemaking, International Collaboration, National Analysis, and Outreach and Training.
The opinions and recommendations in this document do not reflect the views and intentions of the US EPA or the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS). Mention of product, vendor or company names or services in this document does not constitute US EPA or ECOS endorsement. These recommendations are a compilation of what was suggested during the two public days of the conference and were not solicited by US EPA or ECOS. Additionally, they are not a commitment for action by US EPA or ECOS. US EPA and ECOS will be considering these recommendations as they plan future activities to the extent appropriate.
Programmatic Recommendations* from the 2010 National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory and Environmental Conditions in Communities, (PDF, 92kb) Compiled by the United States Environmental Protection Agency
March 14, 2011
* Recommendations pertaining to conference logistics are not included in this document, but rather were captured in the conference evaluation summary and analysis and will be taken into consideration by conference organizers