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Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program

TRI P2 Spotlight Series

This bulletin series focuses on specific toxic chemicals and describes the pollution prevention (P2) efforts of certain TRI industry sectors and facilities. Many of these chemicals are also Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Workplan Chemicals. Where available, information is provided on risk reduction efforts including risk assessments and alternative assessments. EPA provides this information to:

  • Highlight TRI P2 accomplishments,
  • Spur discussion on possible alternatives, and
  • Encourage industry to move towards preferred waste management practices and safer alternatives.
Chemical Spotlight Date Other Resources
Styrene Reducing Styrene Waste in the Plastics Product Manufacturing Sector 04/2018  
Decabromodiphenyl oxide (DecaBDE) Reducing Decabromodiphenyl Oxide Waste 04/2016 Alternatives Assessment
Glycol Ethers Reducing Glycol Ether Waste 10/2015 Safer Chemicals Ingredients List
Dichloromethane (DCM) Reducing Dichloromethane Waste 08/2015 Risk Assessment
Trichloroethylene (TCE) Reducing TCE Waste in the Fabricated Metals Sector 07/2014 Risk Assessment

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