Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act Section 313 – Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), 1988

United States of America Current 1988

Established in the late 1980s, the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) requires companies with more than 10 full-time employees to submit data on emissions of specified toxic chemicals to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Facilities must complete and submit a toxic chemical release inventory form (Form R) annually. Form R must be submitted for each of the over 600 TRI chemicals that are manufactured or otherwise used above the applicable threshold quantities.

Scope

Environmental

Industry sectors covered by the instrument

All/none specified

Organizations covered by the instrument

All companies with more than 10 employees

Issuer type

Environment

Type of instrument

Legislation

Mandatory or voluntary

Mandatory

The geographical scope

National/federal

Project Partners