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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 8, 2015, and include incidents from 1982 through 2014.

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(Millions of lbs.)

1998: 27,686,247,223 1999: 28,079,485,794 2000: 32,168,607,592 2001: 25,730,125,913 2002: 24,713,348,700 2003: 23,737,690,267 2004: 24,512,125,885 2005: 23,698,910,053 2006: 23,077,847,144 2007: 22,829,329,162 2008: 21,908,454,647 2009: 19,440,715,852 2010: 20,556,671,919 2011: 21,429,613,689 2012: 21,520,677,894 2013: 22,383,517,044 2014: 22,680,871,955 .

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