EPA Expands Scope of Toxics Inventory With Eye Toward Justice

April 29, 2021, 8:13 PM

The EPA said Thursday that it’ll expand the scope of its toxics release inventory to include more chemicals and facilities releasing toxic chemicals while providing easier public access to the data.

The agency also announced plans to finalize a rule proposed in the last days of the Obama administration that would add natural gas processing facilities to its toxics release inventory. The TRI program requires industrial and federal facilities to report amounts of designated chemicals released into air or water, dispose of, or manage through recycling, energy recovery or treatment.

The goal is to expand the inventory to advance ...

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