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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): at least 103 facilities in 32 states.

If EPA correctly classified five chemicals as PBTs, more information would be available from at least 103 polluters in 32 states


Chemical Under 500 pounds released or transferred
Number of facilities
(percent of all
facilities currently
Number of States
1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene 11 (46%) 10
1-3-Dichlorobenzene 7 (88%) 6
Anthracene 37 (60%) 18
Chlorobenzene 24 (32%) 12
DEHP 43 (21%) 23
Total 103 (30%) 32


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