Volume 91 Issue 11 | p. 24 | Concentrates
Issue Date: March 18, 2013

Chemical Proposed For Toxics Inventory

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: toxics release inventory, TRI, EPA

EPA is proposing to addo-nitrotoluene, which is used in making dyes, explosives, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, and synthetic rubber, to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). When a chemical is listed on TRI, companies that release it to air, water, or land must report those emissions annually to EPA, which compiles these data and makes them public. EPA says it is proposing to add o-nitrotoluene to this inventory because the National Toxicology Program . . .

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