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Web Date: January 22, 2016

Barriers To Pollution Prevention

Environment: Many industrial facilities report they are unaware of greener chemicals or alternative technology
Department: Science & Technology
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: Pollution prevention, green chemistry, Toxics Release Inventory

Many industrial facilities aren’t acting to prevent the release of toxic chemicals because they aren’t aware of less hazardous alternatives, according to new data released by the Environmental Protection Agency.

This could mean opportunities for researchers developing greener chemicals or cleaner technologies, says Caitlin Briere, who works on EPA’s Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) program.

It could also indicate that the operators of a . . .

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