Stolen Inventory (National)

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

January 13, 2006

Stolen Inventory (National): View summary by pollutant

EPA's TRI rollback would eliminate reporting of pollution with persistent bioaccumulative toxins (PBTs) at 123 facilities in 35 states

 

Chemical Between 500 and 5,000 pounds released or transferred
Facilities not reporting
under EPA Proposal
(percent of all
facilities currently reporting)
Number of States
1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene 5 (21%) 4
1-3-Dichlorobenzene 1 (13%) 1
Anthracene 16 (26%) 14
Chlorobenzene 14 (19%) 12
DEHP 89 (44%) 29
Total 123 (36%) 35

 

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