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Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program

Reducing Metal Waste

A look at how facilities in three particular industry sectors have implemented pollution prevention (P2) activities that focus on more efficient use of metals and metal compounds and identification of alternative materials with lower concentrations of Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)-listed metals.

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