Exploring the Toxics Release Inventory’s Pollution Prevention (P2) Information:
A New Resource and a P2 Provider’s Perspective
For the past quarter-century, the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) has provided information about toxic chemicals released from industrial facilities in communities across the nation. In addition to informing citizens of releases in their areas, however, TRI also contains a plethora of information about pollution prevention activities and how, in many cases, facilities have switched to safer chemicals or safer waste management alternatives. Now, information about effective pollution prevention practices is easier to access than ever.
To find out more, join the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS), the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), and the National Pollution Prevention Roundtable’s Safer Chemistry Challenge Program for the free webinar: Exploring the Toxics Release Inventory’s Pollution Prevention Information: A New Resource and a P2 Provider’s Perspective, on March 20, 2013 from 2:00-3:30 pm EST.
This webinar will provide an overview of the pollution prevention and waste management data collected by the TRI Program and introduce participants to a new search tool that makes this information easy to access, visualize, and use. Additionally, participants will hear about the Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (MnTAP), how they use the TRI information, and how they plan to integrate the new pollution prevention tool into their outreach activities.
Featured speakers will include:
- Daniel Teitelbaum, Pollution Prevention Staff Lead, TRI Program Division, Office of Environmental Information, US EPA
- Laura Babcock, Ph.D., Director, MnTAP
- Robert Lundquist, Senior Engineer, MnTAP
All are welcome to participate! For more information, including agenda (coming soon), speaker bios, etc. please visit: http://www.ChemicalRight2Know.org.
To register for the webinar go to: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/269134136
After registering, you’ll receive a confirmation email from Jennifer Major of Ross Strategic, along with the option to add the webinar information to your Outlook® Calendar.