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Aug 07 2013 Topics: Uncategorized | Comments Off on ECOS/WWU Release Toxic Trends Web Application

ECOS/WWU Release Toxic Trends Web Application

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Wednesday, August 7, 2013   Environmental Council of the States and Western Washington University Officially Launch the Toxic Trends Interactive Web Application   Washington, DC — The Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) is pleased to announce the release of the Toxic Trends web application.  This important tool was produced by our grant recipient, The […]

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Dec 04 2012 Topics: Uncategorized | Comments Off on TRI Net Updated with 2011 Data

TRI Net Updated with 2011 Data

The downloadable TRI.NET application has been updated to include the most recent Toxics Release Inventory data from the 2011 calendar year. TRI.NET allows you to select, sort and filter TRI data. You can combine TRI with other data sources, display your results on a map, and export your results into other applications for further analysis. To learn more […]

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Oct 26 2012 Topics: Uncategorized | Comments Off on Groups Ready TRI Fracking Petition to EPA

Groups Ready TRI Fracking Petition to EPA

Environmentalists Ready TRI Fracking Petition Environmentalists are preparing a petition urging EPA to add the oil and gas industry to the existing list of sectors required to report chemical usage to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) as a way to expand federal disclosure requirements for hydraulic fracturing and other phases of drilling. A host of […]

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Sep 24 2012 Topics: Uncategorized | Comments Off on The United Nations Releases “Global Chemicals Outlook” Report

The United Nations Releases “Global Chemicals Outlook” Report

The United Nations has released its “Global Chemicals Outlook: Towards Sound Management of Chemicals” report which highlights the major economic and health burden caused by chemical hazards. “The Global Chemicals Outlook report assembles scientific, technical and socio-economic information on the sound management of chemicals. It is targeted to decision makers in order to build capacity and to […]

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Aug 06 2012 Topics: Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2011 TRI Data Now Available

2011 TRI Data Now Available

2011 TRI Data Are Now Available The Toxics Release Inventory Program is pleased to announce the new 2011 TRI data are now available.   This dataset will help you find which toxic chemicals are being produced and/or used at industrial facilities in your local area. The 2011 TRI preliminary dataset contains the most current TRI data available and reflects […]

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Jul 26 2012 Topics: Uncategorized | Comments Off on ECOS TRI Project RFP- Looking for Web Technical Vendor for CR2K

ECOS TRI Project RFP- Looking for Web Technical Vendor for CR2K

The ECOS TRI Project is seeking proposals from interested vendors to take on a technical support role in monitoring, improving performance, and updating its WordPress based website site, www.chemicalright2know.org. Under our Cooperative Agreement, ECOS has established a collaborative forum website through which states, non-governmental organizations, tribes, local governments, academia, industry, the general public, and federal […]

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Jun 21 2012 Topics: Uncategorized | Comments Off on Request for Comments- EPA Draft Publication on Sustainable Communities, Smart Growth, and Env. Justice

Request for Comments- EPA Draft Publication on Sustainable Communities, Smart Growth, and Env. Justice

Request for comments on a draft EPA publication Creating Equitable, Healthy, and Sustainable Communities: Strategies for Advancing Smart Growth, Environmental Justice, and Equitable Development DRAFT – Creating Equitable, Healthy, and Sustainable Communities: Strategies for Advancing Smart Growth, Environmental Justice, and Equitable Development (PDF) (83 pp, 1.24MB, About PDF) Please Note: If you commented on this draft in […]

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May 21 2012 Topics: Uncategorized | Comments Off on EPA Publishes Tribal Final Rule

EPA Publishes Tribal Final Rule

EPA has taken an important step in finalizing a rule that provides tribal governments with more opportunities to fully participate in the TRI Program. This final rule primarily revisits EPA’s July 26, 1990, action (55 FR 30632), which required facilities located in Indian country to report to the appropriate tribal government official (as designated by […]

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May 21 2012 Topics: Uncategorized | Comments Off on Have you signed up for EPA’s TRI Listserve Yet?

Have you signed up for EPA’s TRI Listserve Yet?

Get all the latest news and information sent to your email inbox! To sign-up simply click the following link and enter your email in the section below “Toxics Release Inventory” http://www.epa.gov/tri/

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May 07 2012 Topics: Uncategorized | Comments Off on Wasting Our Waterways 2012 Report Released

Wasting Our Waterways 2012 Report Released

Wasting Our Waterways 2012:  Toxic Industrial Pollution and the Unfulfilled Promise of the Clean Water Act Released by:        Environment America Research and Policy Center Available at:  http://www.environmentamerica.org/reports/ame/wasting-our-waterways-2012   For Immediate Release Thursday, March 22, 2012 Washington, D.C.–Five states—Indiana, Virginia, Nebraska, Texas, and Georgia—account for forty percent of the total amountof toxic discharges to U.S. waterways […]

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