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Toxic Releases (TRI) Database

The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a database of information about releases and transfers of toxic chemicals from facilities in certain industrial sectors, including manufacturing, waste handling, mining, and electricity generation. Facilities must also report the total amount of toxic chemicals in waste that they produce.

TRI data presented here are updated as of October 14, 2014, and include incidents from 1982 through 2013.

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(Millions of lbs.)

1998: 27,686,247,223 1999: 28,079,424,875 2000: 32,168,460,223 2001: 25,729,549,780 2002: 24,713,138,819 2003: 23,737,377,087 2004: 24,511,754,049 2005: 23,696,652,099 2006: 23,077,992,423 2007: 22,828,882,763 2008: 21,790,007,615 2009: 19,335,396,980 2010: 20,435,861,448 2011: 21,278,285,103 2012: 21,375,813,334 2013: 22,855,806,046 .

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