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2013 July 10

Welcome to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) Program’s new discussion forum! We’ve set up this online forum to provide a place for TRI data users to talk to each other and to us in the TRI Program. It’s a place for you to share ideas about how to use TRI information, describe any problems you’ve had accessing or understanding the data, and let us know what’s working for you and what could be improved.

We encourage you to comment – your feedback will help us better understand your information needs and shape how we provide TRI data in the future.

New topics will be posted periodically; if there’s something you’d like to see discussed here, you can email us at with your suggestions.

Topic 1:

The TRI Program recently launched a new pollution prevention (P2) search tool to enable data users to access, visualize and analyze TRI’s P2 information. Have you used this tool? If so, does it help satisfy your particular data needs? What new features would you like to see added when we next update the tool? To learn more, please visit the TRI P2 webpage at

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  1. August 2, 2013

    The TRI Forum is another mechanism to enable people to evaluate and utilize the TRI information in an informed manner. Accurate interpretation can be difficult without an understanding of the industry(ies) or the TRI process itself. Anything that is done to minimize these hurdles is an improvement. Thanks EPA for taking this step. The more this forum is utilized, the more value it will be.

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