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228,000 pounds of five PBTs at 123 facilities in 35 states

January 13, 2006

Stolen Inventory (National): 228,000 pounds of five PBTs at 123 facilities in 35 states

EPA's TRI rollback would eliminate reporting of 228,000 pounds of persistent bioaccumulative toxins (PBTs) nationwide

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State Facilities Amount
released or
transferred,
pounds in 2003
Alabama 1 2,900
Arkansas 4 10,366
California 8 11,344
Connecticut 2 3,517
Georgia 4 10,002
Illinois 5 8,527
Indiana 2 3,460
Kansas 2 4,633
Kentucky 3 5,900
Louisiana 3 3,386
Maryland 1 2,993
Massachusetts 4 7,568
Michigan 1 557
Minnesota 3 5,154
Mississippi 1 2,618
Missouri 6 9,197
Montana 1 1,949
Nebraska 2 4,472
Nevada 1 4,280
New Jersey 7 14,833
New York 1 2,990
North Carolina 7 11,492
North Dakota 1 1,208
Ohio 14 21,947
Oklahoma 2 2,135
Oregon 1 744
Pennsylvania 6 11,070
Rhode Island 1 4,010
South Carolina 3 5,591
Tennessee 8 17,343
Texas 5 9,011
Utah 1 888
Virginia 2 1,943
West Virginia 3 3,772
Wisconsin 7 16,330
U.S. Total 123 228,130

 

Source: Environmental Working Group. Compiled from 2003 Toxics Release Inventory.