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Stolen Inventory (National)

EPA's Plan Would Allow Industry to Pollute Communities with Dangerous Persistent Chemicals without Notifying the Public

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.