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Free TRI Webinar- August 28th Exploring the Toxic Trends Map Application

Aug 20 2013 Webinar | Comments

Exploring the Toxic Trends Map Application Webinar- August 28th 1pm-2pm EST

The Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) is pleased to announce this webinar under its collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  The webinar will highlight the work conducted by our grant recipient, The Huxley Spatial Institute at Western Washington University (WWU).

The Toxic Trends application is an invaluable public tool that allows users to access important industrial chemical information from any internet connected device.  The map’s unique visual mapping layout provides an easier method for the public to learn about toxic chemical information and the associated risks within their community.

The Toxic Trends map application visually represents industrial air pollution information to citizens across the United States by mapping the relative risk from air pollution that industrial facilities pose to the human health of their communities and how those risks might change over time. The application utilizes facility air data from the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) database coupled with risk values based on modeled output data from the EPA’s Risk Screening Environmental Indicators (RSEI) model for assessing TRI data.

To find out more, join the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) and The Huxley Spatial Institute at Western Washington University for the free webinar:

Exploring the Toxic Trends Map Application on August 28, 2013 from 1:00-2:00 pm EST.

The application is available for use at

This webinar will provide an overview of the Toxic Trends map application.  Attendees will hear information on project background, access to the application, information on the data utilized, sample searches, and everyday uses of the application.

Featured speakers will include:

  •      Troy Abel, Western Washington University associate professor of Environmental Studies
  •      Jacob Lesser, M.S. candidate at Western Washington University

Webinar Registration 
To register for the webinar go to:

After registering, you’ll receive a confirmation email from Bryan Shipley, ECOS, along with the option to add the webinar information to your Outlook® Calendar.

Webinar Contacts
Bryan Shipley, ECOS at


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