The Toxk Release
wealth of information that
is being accessed daly
across our notion,  Citizens
groups are finning it indis-
pensable h furthering their
efforts to keep their bed
environment healthy.
Educators are using IRI to
give their students 'red
He" practice in analyzing
toxic hazards,
Legd organizations, the.
al haled TRI for empower-
ing indrviduds and groups
with vitd information
auU impact the qudhy of
Ifo hi the* area. TRI is
being used by citizens and
businesses to increase
awareness of toxk haz-
ards, and to bring  about the
cooperation and change
that can have a dramatic
impact on thousands of
"By placing previously inac-
cessible information from
corporate ties and computers
into the hands of ordinary
citizens, TRI enables people
to spotigjrt pointers and
posh for emissions redac-
tions.  In scores of advocacy
reports, citizens have used
TRI to identify problems and
advance solutions.  TRI is a
dynamk and expandng pro-
gram. Current efforts....will
give dtizens a greater say
in preventing toxics where
we work, five and play."
Paul Drum, Coordinator
Working Group on Community
                                                                 "TRI is a powerful tool to
                                                                 protect people from toxk
                                                                 chemical hazards both on
                                                                 Ae job and at home-work-
                                                                 ers and other community
                                                                 residents have joined
                                                                 together to seek reduction
                                                                 of both toxk chemical usage
                                                                 inside the plant and emis-
                                                                 sions outside of the plant/'
                                                                 Eric Frumin,
                                                                 Health and Safety Director
                                                                 Amalgamated Clothing and Jextile
                                                                 Workers Union
"Drinking and breathing is
protected by your library
card. You can find out what
individual wastes are being
released in your community
by using the Environmental
Protection Agency's Toxk
Release Inventory,  avail-
able at most major libraries
and many college libraries."
Ann Heanue, Associate Director
American library Association
Washington Office
Library patrons have used
TRI in ways we never
imagined..,.We've had
requests from businessmen,
journalists, and environmen-
tally concerned citizens.
This year the metro-wide
school debate topk is the
environment, so TRI is again
being used as a unique,
authoritative source of
information.  TRI has
brought us people who
would not have otherwise
used our library, and it has
provided access to informa-
tion we could not otherwise
obtain from our collection.
Wendy Zumalt,
Adult Services Librarian
Kansas City, K5 Public library

"for dassnom instruction,
the principal data base
accessed by our students is
the Toxic Release
Inventory (TRI) required
under Title III of the
Emergency Planning and
Community Right-To-Know
Act~.The significance of
this Act cannot be over-
stated. ~.0ur students
research teams on real
world problems and
[acquire] both the informa-
tion retrieval and soda!
fluffs necessary to network
with industry, citizens, and
regulatory personnel.
Michael Heiman
Professor of Environmental Studies
"The TRI gives dtizens pre-
mathn about the toxk
waste releases of the
communities. Armed with
JRI information, people
take local action to protect
themselves from the haz-
ards of exposure to toxk
Research Report by Gtaens Fund
                              "The TRI is a good example
                              of why the 1990s an
                              being caned the information
                              information from about
                              20,000 companies on how
                              they dispose of 325 types
                              of chemicals,''
                                                           The Blade, Toledo, Ohio
"The JRI has enabled
grass-mots groups around
the country to expose
sure them to dean up. Local
and national organizations
have used TRI data to gen-
erate scons of investiga-
tive reports— andacthn
by concerned dtizens."
Keeping Jabs on Toxics
by John  L Young in
World Watch Magazine
                                                                                                                      "The MR A legislation
                                                                                                                      serves a very important
trial workers and contented
dtizens to find out about
materials they work with,
or node near, trot might
have an impact on their
health or safety."
EPCRA Enforcement
by Robert Nogel,Esq
Atlantic States Legal Foundation
                              "For the most port, (the
                              TRI) serves the pubtk good
                              m various ways andproba-
                              niypfompK jfliiymiuM toao
                              things that it otherwise
                              wouldn't have done (to
                              reduce emissions).''
                              Bob Kksell, Senior Consultant
                              DuPonl Company
                              Environmental Engineering

Agency for Toxic Substances
and Disease Registry (ATSDR)
ATSDR is a federal public health agency designated
to prevent or mitigate adverse health effects and
diminished quality of life resulting from exposure to haz-
ardous substances. To accomplish its mission, ATSDR conducts
public health assessments and sponsors and conducts research to
increase scientific knowledge in this area. Health-care providers,
state and local agencies, and the public are provided information and
education opportunities that address the effects of hazardous substances.
Call ATSDR at (404) 639-0727 or write to: ATSDR, 1600 Clifton Road, N.E.,
(E-28), Atlanta, GA 30333.
Academic Institutions The TRI is available in the collections of Federal
Depository Libraries, many of which are located at academic institutions
across the country. Universities may also employ physical chemists and bio-
chemists who can describe the properties and uses of hazardous chemicals.
Universities with public health curriculum would likely hove faculty who are
familiar with risk assessment  procedures. Academic institutions, in general,
are good resources for basic information about chemicals and toxigenic
Emergency Management  Agencies Every state and most counties
have emergency management agencies that are responsible for coordinat-
ing emergency preparedness  planning and response. At the local level this
task is often delegated to the  police, fire, or medical service department.
Many of these agencies have  access to computerized emergency informa-
tion bases, including TRI. These agencies are good resources for basic infor-
mation about known potential chemical hazards in your community.
                                          Environmental and
                                       Public Interest Groups
                                  Many groups with an environ-
                              mental or community health focus are
                          knowledgeable about the TRI. These orga-
                          nizations may be able to assist you with
                    your personal concerns about health issues, or
               they may be able to refer you to a particular source.
        Many of the larger organizations have local chapters and
     active grassroots organizations.
Fire Departments  Rre departments are a good source of information
about the hazardous chemicals used by facilities within their jurisdiction.
Since fire departments are often the first to respond to a chemical emer-
gency, they receive materials safety data sheets (MSDS) or lists of MSDS
chemicals and hazardous chemical inventory forms that provide infor-
mation about the properties and effects of a specific chemical.
Facilities  Each business or facility that reports chemical releases to the
Toxic Release Inventory is required to designate an individual to serve as
the public contact for inquiries about TRI. The name and phone number
for the contact is included on the actual reporting form (Form R) submit-
ted by the facility.
1/bror/esTRI has been distributed in one or more formats to over
3,000 public libraries and Federal depository libraries across the nation.
Also, libraries can be an invaluable source for other information about
chemicals and their health and environmental effects. Ask your local
librarian to assist you in identifying community resources which can pro-
vide additional assistance.

load Emergent? Ptamina Committees (II PCs) EPCRA also required
the establishment of LEPCs, designated to develop emergency response plans
to prepare-far and respond to chemical emergencies. The LEPCs are a focal
point in the community for information about hazardous substances, emer-
gency planning, and health and environment risks. Contact your SERC or call
your local emergency management agency to obtain information on your
Poison Control Centers are located in communities across the country to
assist residents and the medical community in the handling of accidental poi-
sonings. Toxicoloaists at these centers are knowledgeable about acute and
chronic health effects that result from exposure to hazardous chemicals. They
can also identify the chemical hazards that ore most prevalent in the commu-
nity and can describe preventive and remedial measures required to mini-
mize health problems. Information on your local poison  control center is list-
ed in the yellow pages of your telephone directory.
organizations consult the Encyclopedia of Associations in the reference
section of your library or check your local yellow pages.
                    Response Commissions (SERC) EPCRA required
                     e a SERC, responsible for establishing Local Emergency
each state to
Planning Committees (LEPCs) and coordinating their activities. SERCs also
develop procedures for receiving and processing public requests for informa-
tion collected under EPCRA and review local emergency plans.
State and Load Agendes Government agencies serving your area are a
vital source of information. TRI reports are filed with the state, as well as with
the Federal Government. Most states provide access to the data collected, and
many publish analyses of the data. Many state have a counterpart to the U.S.
EPA, as well as a state health department—employing toxicologists, health
and safety officers, environmental specialists, ana others who can provide
assistance. You can locate these agena'es in the blue pages or government sec-
tion of your telephone directory or you can call your EPA Regional Office.
 Trade Associations Health and medical associations, organizations of
chemists and toxicologists, and associations of chemical manufacturers ore
good resources for assistance in interpreting the TRI data and for identify-
ing people with expertise in your area of interest. For a listing of these
   fadi of the ten regional [PA oflkot has a TRI Caanfiiorar and risk assessment experts en
   staff, along with mhrmation on Tltb III and a range of related looks. For information on
   TRI reporting reawreaents or other TRI Information contact
Peshodes and Toxks Bronco
US£PA Region 1
(for regular mod, continue with.)
JFK Federal Bulling
Boston, MA 02203
(for tourist deliveries, tonhnue with)
Ore Congress Street
10th Floor
Boston, MA 02203
Fox 617-5654939

Pestiddes ond Toxks Branch
USIPA Region 2
2890 Woodbndge Avenue, Building 10
Edison, NJ 08837-3679
Fox 908-321-6788

Toxks and Pesticides Branch
USfPA Reghn 3
841 Chestnut Building
Philadelphia. PA 19107
fax 215-597-3156
Caftan D. Haiferfrtffe//fJ
Pesticides and Toxics Branch
345 Courttond Street, NE
Atlanta, GA 30365
Fax 404-347-1681

Karen Tamer (SP-W)
Pesticides and Toxks Branch
77 West Jackson Boulevard
Gutngo, It 60604
Fox 312-353-4342

Warren loyne (6TPT)
Pestiddes and Toxics Branch
USfPA Region 6
1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 700
Dodos, TX 75202-2733
Fax 214-655-2164

Jim Hirti (TOPS)
Toxks and Pesticides Branch
UStPA Region 7
726 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas Gly.KS 66101
Fax 913-551-7065
Toxk Substances Branch
UStPA Region 8
99918th Street
Denver, CO 80202-2405
Fax 303-293-1229

Pesticides and Toxks Branch
USIPA Region 9
75 Hawthorne Street
Son Franosa, CA 94105
Fox 415-744-1073

PM Wong (ATOM)
Pesnoaes and Toxks Branch
U$U>A Region 10
1200 Sath Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Fox 206-553-8338

   What are these chemicals and
   how toxic are they?

i Will these chemicals affect my health?

.'. What other chemicals are made or stored at this facility?

1 What is the government doing about these releases?

§ How do I find out what's going on in my community?
These are not easy questions to answer. Many factors must be considered
in order to evaluate what risks, if any, you face from the presence of
toxic chemicals in your local environment.  Risk is the measure of the
chance that you will experience health problems or the environment
will be degraded. Risk screening uses available information, such as TRI,
to develop a relative estimate of risk for a given set of conditions.
Risks are ranked as high, medium, or low in order to set priorities for
further evaluation.

#7 Ranking the potency of the chemical.

The lexicological potency of a diemkd is a measure of a chemical's potential
to harm human health and the environment. Health effects include the poten-
tial to cause cancer, genetic damage, reproductive damage, or harm to the
nervous system. Environmental effects incorporate potential for damage to
plants, animals, and fish.

#2  Ranking the exposure of the chemical.

Regardless of how toxic a chemical is, it cannot do harm unless it has contact
with the environment or a human being. In ranking exposure, you must first
look at the amount of the chemical that is being released...the duration and
the intensity of the releases... and how long the chemical remains in the
environment. Then it is important to define the route of the exposure. Is the
chemical moving through the air, surface water, or ground water? Finally the
exposed population must be defined, as the more people exposed the higher
the likelihood that health problems will occur.

#3  Ranking the potential risk of the chemical.

Using the potency and the exposure ratings, risk screening identifies the
chemicals, faculties, and routes of exposure that present a "high", "medi-
um", or "low" priority for a follow up investigation. This final step estab-
lishes the probability that a release in a particular area will harm human
health or the environment.

The TRI data is a first link to discovering which chemicals being manufac-
tured, released, or transferred in your community pose a threat to human
health and the environment. The TRI will tell you me names and estimat-
ed amounts of chemicals released in your area during the preceding year.
You can also find out about chemicals that were transferred into or away
from your area for treatment and disposal.
This information alone does not indicate the risks that these chemicals
pose or may pose to human health and the environment. Small releases
of highly toxic chemicals may be a greater risk than very large releases
of less toxic chemicals. Though the TRI data is useful to evaluate the risk
            Go to the local library.. Ask your librarian to help you find
            information about chemicals in your community. There are
            several standard reference works that can help you decide
whether further investigation is warranted.

 ^jmmff Identify local safety and public heahh aaeflrres...These
 MEf   groups can help you evaluate what you have learned and
 hM   identify any additional information you may need. Most
counties have a public health agency staffed by one or more doctors,
including a county health officer. Some areas have poison control centers
with lexicologists and other staff who may be of some assistance. If you
ture. A determination of risk depends on the release conditions, extent of
exposure, environmental conditions, and other factors.
Onee you become aware of toxk chemical releases
in your community, you tan dedde what to Jo
next.  Here are several ideas*.
 mmMMmy  learn thefactsJn addition to chemical
 HHl   release information, TRI contains the names
 mSm   and telephone numbers of public contacts at
reporting facilities. Companies are becoming more sensi-
tive to citizens' concerns about health and the environ-
ment, and some have begun community outreach pro-
grams.  Company officials may provide answers to your
questions that could affect risk screening. They can also
steer you towards local agencies, for example, the Local
Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC).
      hospital or fire department for a referral.

                      ' Locate the Local Emergency Manning Committee
                       ftfftLThe Emergency Planning and
                       Community Right-to-Know Act lEPCRA) which
           created TRI also established LEPCs to plan for emergency
           action in the event of hazardous chemical spills ana similar
           incidents.  LEPCs ore aware of hazardous chemicals used and
           stored by facilities in your area. They receive Material Safety
           Data Sheets that detail physical properties and health effects
           of hazardous chemicals used by local manufacturers and
           other facilities. LEPCs, while often associated with existing
           county-level emergency planning or civil defense agencies,
           include representatives of environmental and transportation
           agencies, fire fighters, hospitals, the media, community
           groups, and  otr

            Co// the Agency for lorn Substances and Disease Registry
            MfSW..The ATSDR is the leading federal public health
            agency concerned with risks resulting from diema'al expo-
sure. Located in Atlanta, GA, it was created by the Superfund legislation in
1980. ATSDR mokes information on the health effects of hazardous sub-
stances available to the public, conducts health assessments, and sponsors
research.  The ATSDR publication series titled lexicological Profiles charac-
terizes toxicological properties and health effects information for specific
chemicals so they can be understood by a lay person. These publications,
widely distributed to libraries across the country, are invaluable if you are
interested in a specific chemical. ATSDR maintains contacts with state and
local health agencies throughout the U.S.  (For more information, call
ATSDR at (404) 639-0727.)
             Can/off EPA for free fad s/ieeft...EPA publishes fact sheets
            that summarize health and environmental effects of TRI
            chemicals. A typical 4-5 page fact sheet describes the symp-
 toms that may result from exposure as well as accepted methods of treat-
 ment.  Fact sheets are free on request when you call the EPCRA Hotline
 (800-535-0202).  EPA also administers ten regional offices across the
 country for additional assistance.

  mjjjiy  Contact your local college or i/n/Vers/ty...Leadinq experts can
  HH|   often be found in the academic community, and professors
  •4   and staff are often willing to share their knowledge with
 local residents. Be prepared to make a few phone calls—several
 attempts may be necessary to find the right department or person.

              Network with neighbors ana1 community groups..^ is a
              good way to exchange information, participate in meetings
              with officials, experts, and company representatives, and
 plan activities that address your concerns. The more people who are
 involved, the more attention you are likely to receive from industry offi-
 cials, government agencies, and the news media.

   Risk Communication Hotline • Responds to questions on risk communications
   issues and literature, provides information on EPA's Risk Communication
   Program, and makes referrals to other related agency sources of information.
   (202-260-5606, Monday - Friday, 8:30 OJIL - 5:00 pjn. ESI)

   National Mr Toxics Information Clearinghouse - Purpose is to collect, classify,
   and disseminate air toxics Information and make callers aware of pufaDihed air
   toxics information from EPA, other federal agencies, -and similar relevant
   sources. (919-541-0850, Monday - Thursday, 8:00 OJB. - SAO pmlST,
   Friday, 8:00 cun. - 4:00 pan. 1ST)

   Air Risk Information Support Center Hotline - Developed to assist state and
   load air pollution control agencies and EPA regiond offices with technical mat-
   ters pertaining to health, exposure, and risk assessment of air pollutants.
   (919-541-08*8, Monday - Friday fcOO am.- 5:00 pjn. EST)

Chemical Releases and Oiemkd Risks: A Gtizen's Guide to Risk Screening, U.S.
EPA Office of Pesticides and Toxk Substances, 1989,8 pages. Free by coiling 1-
800-535-0202 (703-5354202 in AK and VA).

Hazardous Substances in Our Environment: A Gtizen's Guide to Understanding
Health Risks and Reducing Exposure, U.S. EPA Office of Policy, Planning and
Evaluation, 1990,125 pages.  Free by caBing 202-260*5606. Answers ques-
tions about health risks from hazardous substances. Contains glossary, lists
other resources.

TRI Risk Screening Guide, Volume 1-The Process, U.S. EPA Office of Toxic
Substances, 1989,102 pages. Describes in greater detafl how to use TRI data to
conduct risk screening. Contains glossary, lists other resources. $44.50 from
NTIS by colling 703-487-4650 (#PB90122128).

                                                                              E INVENTORY

The Toxic Release Inventory
(TRI) is only as valuable as the
number of people who use the information.
It's as important as ever to raise the awareness of the availability and
value of TRI across the nation. Individuals and organizations are important
"rungs" of the information ladder that links each concerned citizen with
top corporate and government decision makers.

That's why EPA is dedicated to making TRI easy to access for everyone around
the country. In the spirit of the right-to-know legislation, a
concerted effort has been made to offer TRI in a variety of common
formats and at a broad range of public facilities. TRI products have been dis-
tributed to over 4,000 locations, many of which are public libraries where indi-
viduals can use the TRI data free of charge. Many states also make TRI data
publicly available, either on a computerized system or in published reports.
More information is provided below for other sources for obtaining TRI.

                             (see reverse foi ordering information)

                             On-line The Toxic Release Inventory
                             data base is a part of the National Library
                             of Medicine's TOXNET system, offering
                             state-of-the-art,  user-friendly on-line
                             searching. The system features a variety
                             of on-line user assistance features, a flexi-
                             ble command language, and free text
                             search capability. Users can print entire or
                             specific portions  of the records either on-
                             line or off-line, as there are a wide variety
For timely information
and assistance about
reporting requirements
under the Emergency
Planning and Community
Right-to-Know Act
(EPCRA) and Toxk Release
Inventory publications:

EPCRA Hotline
Phone (toll free): 1-800-
Hours: 8:30 AM -7:30
PM (Eastern rime)
Days: Monday — Friday
of customized text options built into the
system. Users can also sort and manipulate
the TRI data. The menu-driven search
package allows individuals with limited
computer skills to use the TRI on-line data-
base efficiently and effectively.
Demonstration diskettes are available to
assist those with limited computer knowl-
edge. With TRI on-line, EPA furthers its
commitment to the spirit of the right-to-
know legislation and expands the accessi-
bility of TRI to our nation's concerned citi-
zens and environmentally conscious busi-
nesses and organizations.

CD-ROM The complete Toxic Release
Inventory and Hazardous Substance Fact
sheets containing reference material on the
health and ecological effects of the regulat-
ed substances are available on CD-ROM.
(Compact Disc Read-Only Memory is a
medium for retrieving data on a specially
equipped microcomputer. The use of CD-
ROMs has become commonplace in
libraries.) The CD-ROM offers search flexi-
bility comparable to on-line searching, but
often at a fraction of the cost. CD-ROM is
available from the GPO  or the NTIS.

Diskette The Toxic Release Inventory is
available on high density diskette, compat-
ible with the IBM PC microcomputer in
dBASE III PLUS, Lotus 1-2-3,  and
Macintosh Excel format. User can select
Right-To-Know Network

RTK-Net is on online net-
work concerned with envi-
ronmental issues, in partic-
ular, matters arising from
passage of the Right-To-
Know provisions embodied
This network was original-
ly established in 1989 as a
pilot project by OMB
Watch and The Unison
institute (two non-profit
organizations), to provide
access to  the TRI, link TRI
with other environmental
data, and exchange infor-
mation among public inter-
est groups.

RTK Net has since grown
into a full service center,
providing free dial-in
access privileges to gov-
ernment and industry as
weH, more complete data
base services, and training
and technical support.
Participants can also com-
municate via e-mail,
exchange documents elec-
tronically, and participate
in "five" and "computer"
conferences. Conference
subjects are selected by
participants and have
included issues pertaining
to health, activism, and
environmental racism.

For more information,  con-
tact RTK-Net, 1731
Connecticut Ave., NW,
Washington, DC  20009-
1146 or phone Unison
Institute at 202-797-7200
You can also register online
by modem at 202-234-
8570, parameters 8,n,l,
   j I  • i     r-  « •- —
and log m as

  To help you obtain, use and
  understand the Toxic
  Release Inventory, EPA
  operates a TRI User
  Support (TRI-US) service.
                             either 5.25 or 3.5 inch diskettes by state
                             or for the U.S. The diskettes provide the
                             following data: TRI facility identification
                             number, facility name, county, city, zip
                             code, Standard Industrial Classification
                             (SIC) Code; name of parent company;
                             chemical name and Chemical Abstracts
                             Service (CAS) Registry Number, aggregat-
                             ed chemical releases to the air, land,
                             underground injection, and water, and
                             total chemical transfers to disposal loca-
                             tions and publicly owned treatment
                             works. Diskettes for 1988 and beyond
                             also include the public contact and phone
                             number; longitude and latitude;
                             state/county, Federal Information
                             Processing Standards (FIPS) code,
                             and various EPA-assigned waste permit-
                             ting identification numbers. Diskettes are
                             accompanied by documentation and are
                             available from the GPO or the NTIS.
Micnfithe The Toxic Release Inventory fiche is comprised of three
parts. Part 1 includes the introduction and contains a list of regulated
chemicals, a directory of EPA and State TRI contacts, a guide to searching
the fiche, and other reference material. Part 2 is an index to: chemical
substance names; names of facilities, publicly owned treatment works,
 answer questions, refer
 you to the nearest library
 where TRIis located^, or
 assist you in finding just
 the information you are
 seeking.  TRI-US offers
 comprehensive search
 assistance, on an individual
 basis, for both the TRI CD-
 ROM and the public online
 system, NLM/TOXNET.
 Documentation is available
 for computerized TRI prod-
 ucts, and training is offered
 periodically. There is no
 charge for this service.
 For assistance, call (202)
 260-1531 from 8:00 cun.
and off-site disposal locations; facility city, county and zip code; and chem-
icals released into the air, land, or water. Part 3 contains the TRI submis-
sions for facilities in each State and U.S. Territory. Rche can be obtained
for the whole United  States or for a specific state. The fiche can be
accessed in over 3,000 libraries across the country or it can be ordered
from the GPO.
Magnetic Tape Each annual Toxic Release Inventory is available on 9-
track tapes and includes tape documentation. Tapes can be ordered in
ASCII or EBCDIC format in a 1600 or 6250 bpi density. The reporting
facilities names and addresses are also available on tape in the same for-
mats and densities with tape documentation. The tape identifies facilities
by name, address, city, state, county, zip code, Standard Industrial
Classification code, Dun and Bradstreet Number, parent company name
and Dun and  Bradstreet number, public contact and phone number, and
TRI facility identification number. The magnetic tapes are available from
the GPO or the NTIS.
Reports Several detailed annual reports on the Toxic Release Inventory
are available, providing summaries, analyses and comparison of TRI data
by year. The reports summarize data on total releases and transfers of
TRI chemicals; geographic distribution of TRI releases and transfers; indus-
trial patterns of releases and transfers; the interstate and intrastate trans-
port of TRI wastes; chemicals with the largest releases and transfers;
waste treatment and  minimization, and other insightful analyses. The lat-
est report is available from the Government Printing Office (GPO).
Reports may not be available for all years.
  To purchase the JRI on OHtONL Mfcroftfte, Diskette, Magneto
          Reports, or ekdniut bulletin board (GPO) antotf.

                   Government Printing Office (GPO)
                     710 North Capitol Street N.W.
                       Washington, D.C 20401
                    Phone: (202) 783-3238 (sales)
                   (202) 512-1530 (diskettes, tapes)

                     U.S. Department of Commerce
               Notional Technical Information Service (NTIS)
                        5285 Port Royal Rood
                      Springfield, Virginia 22161
             Phone: Toll free 1-800-553-MT1S (rush orders only)
                       (703) 487-4650 (sales)
                  (703) 487-4763 (computer products)
                                                                                                    For On-line Access contort:

                                                                                                        TRI Representative
                                                                                                     National library of Medicine
                                                                                                   Specialized Information Services
                                                                                                        8600 Rockville Pike
                                                                                                     Bethesda, Maryland 20894

                                                          EASE  INVENTORY
                                              USES TRI?

                                The Toxic Release Inventory is a rich
                            source of data for a broad-based audience
                       that includes manufacturers, environmental con-
                   sulting firms, trade associations, labor groups, health
professionals, state and local environmental agencies, Local Emergency
                              Planning Committees (LEPCs), and federal
                              agencies. An important and growing user
                              group is concerned citizens who, on their
                              own or through organized groups, use TRI
                              to raise and answer questions about chem-
                              ical releases in their communities.
EPCRA requires each state to
set up a SERC to designate
local emergency planning dis-
tricts within the state, and
coordinate activities and
review plans of the local com-
mittees. The SERCs serve as
liaison between the state and
EPA, and provide the forum
for coordinating all Title III
information, although another
state agency may be designat-
ed to collect TRI data.  Each
SERC works to ensure that its
state programs are integrated
with the federal law to
strengthen enforcement. It
provides leadership, coordina-
tion, technical assistance, and
training — working closely
with the LEPCs —using its
knowledge to help individuals
and organizations meet their
responsibilities under the Act.
                              Whether the TRI is used to influence local
                              government action, emergency planning,
                              the education of citizens, or to spur indus-
                              try-citizen cooperation, it is clear that it
                              plays an important role in  understanding
                              trends in environmental releases and
                              chemical waste management.

                              Here are some examples...
                              Gtizens  The Emergency Planning and
                              Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA)
                              was written with individual citizens in
                              mind, on the principle that the more citi-
                              zens know the more effective they can be
                              in improving health and safety by avoiding
                              chemical hazards in their communities. TRI
                              enables citizens to become more aware of
toxic chemicals in their own neighborhoods. It encourages dialogue between
individuals and local companies which can result in a change in current
practices, and improve the local environment. For example, a group of
Minnesota residents used TRI data to pressure a local firm to reduce the use
of a carcinogen by 90 percent! The state later passed tougher regulations
limiting the amounts of chemical releases
allowable under state permits. One neigh-
borhood  near Houston, Texas worked
directly with a local plant to develop an
emissions reduction plan, using recent TRI
data QS the basis for discussions. Citizens
often use the TRI data in combination with
other information sources to explore
health-related risks in their communities.
Businesses Manufacturers can use the
TRI data as a basis for reducing large
stocks of toxic chemicals located in dense
population areas or to lower levels of
chemical releases. TRI data is also used to
cut costs and improve operations.
"Wastes" represent an expense — chem-
ical wastes leftover after manufacturing
must be managed, which may include
treatment or disposal or transportation
away from the facility. Companies are
using TRI to  increase awareness of envi-
ronmental business opportunities and, as
a result, reduce the use of toxic chemicals.
TRI is also used to market a chemical or
process that is cleaner, safer, or more cost-
effective  for the reporting facilities. Law
firms, real estate companies, and banks
use TRI to identify potential liability issues
associated with a particular parcel of land.
Appointed by the SERCs, the
LEPCs include representatives
from state and local govern-
ment, law enforcement, civil
defense, fire fighting, first aid,
health, environmental and
transportation agencies, hospi-
tals, broadcast and print
media, community groups, and
businesses that are subject to
EPCRA requirements. The
LEPCs develop an emergency
plan, which is reviewed annu-
ally, to prepare for and
respond to chemical emergen-
cies. LEPCs also receive emer-
gency release and chemical
inventory information from
local facilities and make this
information available to the
public on request. They also
have the authority to request
information from facilities for
their own planning purposes.
Each LEPC serves as a focal
point for each community for
information and discussions
about hazardous substances,
emergency planning, and
health and environmental
risks. LEPCs can be effective in
taking steps to educate the
public about chemical risks and
working with businesses to
minimize those risks.
Most important of all, the publicity that
has resulted from the availability of TRI data has caused many companies
to voluntarily pledge toxic chemical  release reductions.

Educators  Academic researchers rely on TRI data to conduct important
studies of the environment. Several  universities use TRI reports to study
how chemicals are used and develop alternative technologies for the pre-
vention of toxic releases. The Environmental Studies Program at Dickinson
College in  Pennsylvania requires its  undergraduates to prepare toxic waste
audits on communities or facilities, using TRI as a resource. According to the
Professor of Environmental Studies,  "Our students work in multi-disciplinary
research teams to answer real-world problems, and acquire both the infor-

motion retrieval and social skills necessary to network with industry, citi-
Pub&c Interest Groups Public interest groups make effective use of the
TRI data to educate citizens, prepare revealing company profiles and influ-
ence change. Most often, they use TRI to bring public pressure to bear on
fadl'ities and public officials. For example, the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition
used TRI to identify companies emitting  potentially harmful chemicals and
urged them to cut releases. National public interest groups often publish
reports based on the TRI data. For example, a study highlighting the
nation's toxic polluters and a report naming companies releasing known
ozone-depleting chemicals were developed  as a result of the availability of
the TRI data. The TRI data is also vital for presenting a convincing case to
influence legislators. The Massachusetts  Public Interest Research Group fig-
ured prominently in the passage of the nation's first state toxics-use reduc-
tion low, and many other states have followed suit.
labor  Concern for worker safety was a key factor in the original passage
                                of the national right-to-know legislation.
                                The right-to-know about chemical haz-
                                ards in the workplace has been a consis-
                                tent  goal of organized labor since the
                                early 1970s. The Amalgamated Clothing
                                and Textile Workers Union teamed up
                                with a Minnesota community and used
                                the TRI data to pressure their company
                                to reduce the use of methylene chloride,
                                a known health hazard to the workers,
                                and  search for safer alternatives.  Union
                                members and activists pressured the
                                state for tougher regulations that would
                                force the company to cut emissions by
                                93%. One worker remarked, "Right-to-
                                Know provided the catalyst. Once the
                                community got involved, there was
                                tremendous pressure on the business to
                                reduce the risks!" Publication of toxic
                                release  data often generates pressure on
                                companies to improve environmental
                                performance. Unions can capitalize on
                                public awareness to help protect their
                                 State and Local Agendes  TRI data is
                                useful to hospitals, schools, and state
                                and local governments for emergency
                                planning and response at the state and
                                local level. Many emergency manage-
Federal Agencies TRI data is
used extensively at the federal
level for a variety of programs.
Congress rates an TRI to pre-
pare environmental legislation,
such as the dean Air Act
Amendments of 1990. Through
TRI data, federal lawmakers
dbcovered that the notion's
Qean Air Act toxics control pro-
gram was not adequate. Of the
top 25 TRI reported chemicals
released to the or, only two
were regulated by the fleon
Air Act. In 1990, amendments
to the aeon Air Act required
manufacturers to develop risk
management plans, shifting the
initial emergency planning bur-
den from the mostly-volunteer
IEPC to industry. The Agency
for Toxic Substances and
Disease Registry, a federal
public health agency whose job
it is to prevent or mmimhe
adverse health effects from
exposure to hazardous sub-
stances, uses TRI data to set
goals for •npraving the
nation's heath. The Internal
Revenue Service uses TRI data
to measure the compliance of
reporting companies with tax
laws pertaining to the use of
toxic substances.
ment agencies, fire departments, and emergency medical services use TRI
to identify chemicals in use and map facility locations for more effective,
quicker response to emergencies. The TRI data is also used to identify the
need for and pass state and local legislation. In 1989, Louisiana used the
TRI data as the basis for passing a new Air Toxics law requiring a 50 percent
reduction of emissions by 1996. TRI is also used in combination with other
data to determine whether companies are complying with environmental
legislation already in effect. For example, TRI data on off-she transfers can
be used to identify chemicals or wastes being transported from a facility to
verify that the receiving landfill has the proper permits for incoming
amount and type of waste.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  TRI is used by
EPA as a baseline for measuring improvements in companies across the
nation. Company performance records ore tracked over time to monitor
efforts, such as the 33/50 program, and to monitor emission reductions
called for under the Dean Air Act Amendments of 1990. TRI is used
throughout the EPA to measure company compliance with other laws and to
target areas where enforcement of other regulations is needed, to gauge
the need for additional regulatory efforts to clean up water, air, and solid
waste problems, and to develop strategies for assessing pollution prevention
Health Officials TRI data can be used to build an  information base
on hazardous chemicals used, manufactured, or transported in a state
or community. Health professionals can  use this information to better
prepare personnel for emergencies. TRI  can help diagnose, treat, or
study health effects resulting from chemical exposure in the community
or workplace.
Media TRI is important to the education of the community about facilities
and potential hazards in the local area. Many large newspapers, such as
USA Today, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal have run sto-
ries on the effectiveness of the right-to-know statute, as have scores of
local newspapers, trade and labor union publications and  periodicals.
International  TRI enhances the ability of the world to work as one in
monitoring the earth's environment. Several nations use the data to assist
in their efforts to become more environmentally conscious. Environment
Canada uses the TRI data to determine which industries and chemicals
needed greater regulation in their country and is preparing a National
Pollutant Inventory modelled on TRI. The Russian Federation Embassy
used TRI data to evaluate companies interested in opening facilities in
their country. Other users of TRI around the world  include Great Britain,
continental Europe, India, and Japan. This is one of the fastest growing
segments of the TRI-user community.

                                  TOXIC  RELEASE  INVENTORY ?

                                 In 1984 a deadly cloud of methyl
                               isocyanate killed thousands of people
                        i Bhopal, India. Shortly thereafter there was a
                    serious chemical release at a sister plant in West
       'Virginia. These incidents underscored demands by industrial work-
   rers and communities in several states for information on hazardous
^materials. Public interest and environmental organizations around the
 country accelerated demands for information on toxic chemicals being
 released "beyond the fence line" - - outside of the facility. Against this
 background, the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act
 (EPCRA)  of 1986 was enacted.

  The Emergency Planning and
  Community Right-To-Know Act
  (EPCRA) of 1986 is also
  known as Title III of the
  Superfund Amendments and
  Reauthorization Act of 1986.
  The Act provides for the
  collection and public release
  of information about the pres-
  ence and release of hazardous
  or toxic chemicals in our
  nation's communities. The km
  requires industries to partici-
  pate in emergency planning
  and to notify  their communi-
  ties of the existence of, and
  routine and occidental releases
  of, hazardous chemicals. The
  goal is  to help citizens, offi-
  cials, and community leaders
  to be better informed about
  toxk and hazardous materials
  in their communities.
                            The Emergency Planning and
                            Community Right-Jo-Know Act
                            (EPCRA) of 1986

                            Hailed as one of the most potent pieces of
                            environmental legislation in 20 years,
                            EPCRA's primary purpose is to inform
                            communities and citizens of chemical haz-
                            ards in their areas. Sections 311 and 312
                            of EPCRA require businesses to report the
                            locations and quantities of chemicals
                            stored on-site to state and local govern-
                            ments.  This helps communities prepare to
                            respond to chemical spills and similar
                            emergencies. The goal is to reduce risk
                            for communities as a whole.
a transfer of wastes for treatment or disposal at a separate facility.
Facilities are also required to report on pollution prevention activities and
chemical recycling. Reports must be submitted on or before July 1 each
year and must cover activities that occurred at the facility during the pre-
vious year.

A facility is required to report it It...

     Has ten or more full-time employees; and
   l  Manufactures or processes over 25,000 pounds of the
     approximately 300 designated chemicals or 20 chemical categories
     specified in the law, or uses more than 10,000 pounds of any
     designated chemical or category; and
     Conducts selected manufacturing operations in the industry groups
     specified in the U.S. Government Standard Industrial Classification
     (SIC) Codes 20 through 39.
Each year, over 80,000 reports — representing billions of
pounds of chemical releases — are submitted to EPA by more than
20,000 manufacturing facilities.
                            Through EPCRA, Congress mandated that
                            a Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) be made
                            public. TRI provides citizens with accurate
                            information about potentially hazardous
chemicals and their use so that communities can hold companies account-
able and make informed decisions about how toxic chemicals are to be

Section 313 of EPCRA specifically requires manufacturers to report releases
of more than 300 designated toxic chemicals to the environment. The
reports are submitted to the U.S.  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
and state governments. EPA compiles this data in an on-line, publicly acces-
sible national computerized Toxic Release Inventory (TRI). Many states also
make TRI available. This vast new source of data is indeed a powerful force
for environmental improvement.

Facilities are required to report on releases of toxic chemicals into the air,
water, and land. In addition, they need to report on off-site transfers —
TRI is unique in that it marks the first
time that the public has direct access to
detailed information about releases of
toxic chemicals in their communities.
TRI offers an opportunity for citizens to
increase their knowledge of chemical
usage in their area and to use this
knowledge to affect community envi-
ronmental policy and change.


The TRI database includes
information on...

  I What chemicals were released into
     the local environment during the
     preceding year.
    How much of each chemical went
     into the air, water, and land in a
     particular  year.

                                    Standard Industrial Codes

                                       Industry Group
                                       Lumber and Wood
                                       Printing and Publishing
                                       Petroleum and Cod
                                       Rubber and Plastics
                                       Stone, Clay, and Glass
                                       Primary Metals
                                       Fabricated Metals
                                       (excluding electrical)
                                       Electrical and Electronic
                                       Transportation Equipment
How much of the chemicals were
transported away from the reporting facility for disposal, treatment,
recycling, or energy recovery.

How chemical wastes were treated at the reporting facility.

The efficiency of waste treatment.

Pollution prevention and chemical recycling activities.



                          TRI provides the first comprehensive
                          overview of toxic chemical pollution from
                          manufacturing facilities in trie United States.
                          However, the law does not cover toxic chemi-
                          cals that reach the environment from non-
                          industrial sources, such as dry cleaners or
                          auto service stations. Reported releases are
                          annual estimates. The amounts reported
                          could have been released evenly over the
                          course of the year or, possibly, in a single
                          large burst. Though the TRI data base is a
                          starting point for assessing possible health
                          effects resulting from industrial chemical
                          use, the user cannot ascertain levels of expo-
                          sure or risk without combining TRI informa-
                          tion with information from other sources.
                          Even though the TRI reporting base has its
                          limitations, it provides communities with a
                          spring board from which citizens can seek
                          further vital information about toxic chemi-
                          cals in their area.
                     A Publk "Report Card"
TRI is a public "report card" for the industrial community, creating a pow-
erful motivation for waste reduction. This annual accounting of the
nation's management of industrial toxic chemical wastes is a valuable
source of information for concerned individuals and communities. Citizens
can use TRI to evaluate local facilities through comparisons...determine
how toxic chemicals are used...and, with other information, evaluate
potential health risks for their community. Organizations can use TRI
information as a starting point for constructive dialogue with manufactur-
ing businesses in the area.
EPA's 33/50 Program

TRI b a strong motivator
far the prevention of pol-
lution. More ipedfkaBy, it
has been the foundation
for the implementation of
the 33/50 Program, a
voluntary pollution pre-
vention initiative so
named became it estab-
lishes national emissions
reduction gods for high
priority chemical wastes
™~ 33 percent reduction
by 1992 and SO percent
tive partnership between
government, industry, and
the puttie, lids program is
intended to fulfill the
promise of TRI with real
voluntary reductions in
toxic pollution.

 Following implementation of the Pollution Prevention Ad (PPA) of 1990,
 TRI reporting has become even more comprehensive. Historically, gov-
 ernment agencies and waste generators have tried to resolve environ-
 mental problems using "end-of-pipe" waste management practices, that
 is, treating or disposing of waste after it has been created. Pollution pre-
 vention strategies focus instead on avoiding creation of wastes by
 redesigning products, changing processes, substituting raw materials for
 less toxic substances and older techniques.

 With passage of the PPA, Congress adopted as national policy an environ-
 mental hierarchy that establishes pollution prevention as the first choice
 among waste management practices. For waste that cannot be avoided
 at the source, recycling is considered the next best option. A waste gener-
 ator should turn to treatment or disposal only after source reduction and
 recycling have been considered.

 Reporting requirements for TRI changed in 1991 as a result of the PPA.
 Prior to 1991, facilities were required to report toxic substances released
 into the environment and transferred offsite for treatment or disposal.
 Beginning in 1991, facilities were also required to indicate amounts of
 chemicals that are recycled,  used for energy recovery, and treated on-site.
 (Energy recovery means burning the chemical so that resulting heat ener-
 gy contributes to subsequent manufacturing operations.) These amounts
 must be reported for the past year and the current year, as well as pro-
 jected amounts for the next two years.  Furthermore, facilities must indi-
 cate source reduction activities that have been implemented.

 These changes to TRI will highlight the importance of pollution prevention
 and encourage reporting facilities to develop and implement strategies for
 reducing waste. This new information will also help the public gauge
' industry's commitment to improving the nation's environment.  By work-
 ing together, businesses and neighboring communities can build  on
 emerging pollution prevention practices for everyone's benefit.

                                       CE  ANNOUNCEMENTS
                                           It's easy to help spread the word about the public availability of the
                                       Toxic Release Inventory through your local media. Simply prepare a list
                                    of local radio stations, 7V stations, and cable companies. Then distribute the
                                  below announcements to this list on your letterhead, including a contact name
                                   and phone number at the top of the page and your company, organization, or
                              library name and a phone number inserted at the bottom, as indicated
Are there toxic chemicals in your community? Find
out by using the Toxic Release Inventory - TRI -
a database of information available to the public.
                                  Are toxic chemicals being released into your air, land,
                                  or water? You can find out through the Toxic Release
                                  Inventory - TRI - a database of toxic chemical releas-
                                  es available from state environmental agencies, the
                                  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and public
                                  libraries across the nation.
Are toxic chemicals being released into your air, land,
or water? You have the right to know! Get involved
in reducing the risk to your health or your local envi-
ronment. Start by using the Toxic Release Inventory -
TRI - You can access this national database of infor-
mation on toxic chemical releases through public
libraries, state environmental agencies, the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency, and on-line through
the Notional Library of Medicine's TOXNET System.
                              Tag line for each public service announcement:
                                    This is a public service message
                                     from [insert your name here],
                           Call [insert your number here] tor more information.

                                            ESS  RELEASE
                                                                           General  Version
                                                      EPA is mo/ting a concerted effort to let the public know about the availability of JRI and
                                              how it can be used to promote a safer environment.  The sample press release below  provides
                                             background information about JKI. EPA would like for you to help promote this unique piece of
                                           environmental information by publishing information about JRI in your news bulletins, newsletters,
                                             magazines, etcetera. Jhe sample press release below can be tailored to your specific organiza-
                                       tion's needs and is provided as guidance.
                     Citizens Embrace  New Tool To Improve The Environment
    Washington, D.C	Information on chemical releases into the environment
submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency by manufacturers is being used
across the nation by private citizens, citizen groups, governments, businesses and
legislators to improve the quality of the environment.

    According to [YOUR NAME AND TITLE], the Toxic Release Inventory is
being used by diverse groups across the country to positively influence the views of
companies, legislators and the public regarding the overall condition of our
nation's environment.  The Toxic Release Inventory (TRI| was established under the
provisions of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) of
1986. Because the public has unprecedented access to detailed information about
toxic chemicals in their communities,  they essentially have  a report card on how
industry and its practices affect the environment.
    The TRI is a collection of information on releases of toxic chemicals into the air,
land, and water across the nation. By law,  certain businesses are required to
report releases of toxic chemicals into the air, land and water. These businesses
are also required to report to EPA and the state in which they reside, information
on transfers of toxic wastes for transfer to off-site locations along with pollution pre-
vention activities and chemical recycling activities.

    The philosophy behind the TRI is that the public has a right to know what is
happening with chemicals in their neighborhoods and local communities across
the nation.  The TRI is available to the public and is an important resource for dis-
covering potential high- risk chemicals in localities. The TRI enables Americans at
a grassroots level to take responsibility for the local environment and safeguard
their community's quality  of life. Equipped with a greater knowledge of chemical
usage in their communities, citizens can use this information to affect environmental
policy and manufacturing practices.
                                                                       [SUBSTITUTE OR ADD INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR
                                                                                    ORGANIZATION HERE.]
                                                                      The EPA has provided TRI to more than 4,000 libraries across
                                                                  the nation.  It is also available for sale in a variety of formats from
                                                                  Government Printing Office (202-783-3238) and the National
                                                                  Technical Information Service (703-487-4650), and on-line through
                                                                  the National Library of Medicine's TOXNET System (301-496-6531).
                                                                  To find out the location of the library nearest you, contact your EPA
                                                                  regional office or call the EPCRA Hotline,  sponsored by  EPA, toll-
                                                                  free at 1-800-535-0202.  For a free TRI Information Kit,  call the
                                                                  EPCRA Hotline or write  to:  TRI  User Support  (TS-793), U.S.
                                                                  Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M Street S.W., Washington,
                                                                  D.C. 20460.

                                          ESS  RELEASE
                                                                          Library  Version
                                                       EPA recognizes the important role that libraries play in providing citizens access to
                                                   public information.  Libraries are the primary community information resource visited by
                                                people of all ages, and all cultural and socio-economic groups. With this in mind, EPA chose
                                                libraries to be the primary access point for obtaining JRI at the local level and provided
                                                 copies of JRI to nearly 4,000 libraries across the country. Citizens nationwide have easy
                                            access to information about the presence of chemicals in their communities but many do not know
                                      that this information is available to them.

                        EPA would like for you to use the sample press releases below to inform community residents that JRI is in your collection.
T/ie press release con be tailored to meet the individual needs of the library. It is appropriate for publication in newsletters, newspapers, bulletins, maga-
zines, and other forms of written communication.
                    Libraries  Play Important Role In  Improving Environment
Director  of  the
        .Library  is
pleased to announce the addition of the
EPA Toxic Release Inventory to its collection.
The TRI is being used by citizens across the
country as a resource for looking at toxic
chemical releases in their communities.

    "The Inventory is among our most potent environ-
mental weapons. The Inventory is really a road map of toxic
chemicals, right down to the local level, and it puts that information
directly at the  fingertips of citizens. We all can act to reduce those
risks, and measure the results of our efforts," according to Administrator
Carol Browner, head of the EPA. By promoting citizen access to the Toxic
Release Inventory, libraries can meet the needs of citizens who exercise their
right to know  about toxic chemicals being released in their community.
Using this important information, individuals can begin working with local
groups, businesses, and governments to improve cooperation and work
towards safeguarding their local environment.
I                      Emergency Planning and Community
                      Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA), certain busi-
                     nesses are required to report releases of
                   toxic chemicals into the air, land and water.
                 These businesses are also required to report to
                        the state in which they reside, informa-
                          transfers of toxic wastes  to off-site
                                 locations along  with any
                              pollution prevention activities
                        and chemical recycling activities.

                Our reference librarian will be happy to assist you
   learn more about TRI or to find out the location of the library nearest
you which has TRI in its collection. Please call	
for assistance.  You may also contact your EPA regional office or call
the EPCRA Hotline sponsored by the EPA toll-free at 1-800-535-0202.
For a free TRI Information Kit, call the  EPCRA Hotline or write to: TRI
User Support (TS-793),  U.S.  Environmental  Protection Agency, 401 M
Street  SW., Washington, D.C. 20460, Attn:  TRI Information Kit.
    The TRI is a collection of information on releases of toxic chemi-
cals into the air,  land, and water across the nation. Under the

                                                                           STATE TRI CONTACTS
                                                                                                                              signaled an agenty to icce'ive JKI reports
                                                                                                                                            . TH1 A*l~ I.-,,
Keith K. Cartel
Alabama emergency Response Commission
Alabama Department of Environment
al Management
1751 Congressman W.L Dickinson Drive
Montgomery, AL 36109
Fax (205) 272-8131

Camie Stephens
Alaska State Emergency Response Commission
Government Preparedness
ana Response Pioyum
410 Willoughby, Suite 105
Juneau.AK  99801-1795
Fax (907) 465-5244

Port tea*
American Samoa Environmental
Protection Agency
Office of the Governor
American Samoa Government
Pogo Pogo, AS 96799
International Number (684) 633-2304

Ethel DeMarr
Arizona Emergency Response Commission
(Include "Building 34 /" when shipping)
5636 East McDowell Road
Phoenix, AZ 85008
Fax(602) 231-6313

John Ward
(Send Reports and Related Hail to:)
Attn: SARA Division
Arkansas Department of labor
10421 West Markham
Utrie Rock, AR 72205
(Other Correspondence and Spill Reports to:)
Arkansas Department of Pollution Control
and Ecology
8001 Notional Drive
little Rock, AR 72209
Fax (5011570-2129

Steve Hanna
California environmental Protection Agency
555 Capitol Moll
Suite 235
Sacramento, CA  95814
Fax (916) 322-6005

 Winnrtred Bromley
Colorado Emergency Planning Commission
Colorado Department of Health
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, CO 80220-1530
Fax (303) 759-5355
Suzanne Vaugrt
Right-to-Know Program Coordinator
State Emergency Response Commission
DEPc/o Waste Management
165 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
(203) 566-4856
Fax (203) 566-4924

Robert Pritchett
Division of Air and Waste Management
Department of Natural Resources
and Environmental Control
89 Kings Highway
P.O.Box 1401
Dover, DE  19903

Pome/o Thuber
(Send Reports to Stephen I Rickman)
Emergency Response Commission for Title III
Office of Emergency Preparedness
Frank Reeves Center for Municipal Affairs
200014th Street, Northwest
Washington, DC  20009
Fax (202) 673-7054

Eve Ra'mey
Florida Emergency Response Commission
Secretary, Florida Department
of Community Affairs
2740 Centerview Drive
Tallahassee, FL  32399-2100
(800) 635-7179 (in Florida)

Georgia Emergency Response Commission
205 Butler Street, Southeast
Floyd Tower East, Suite 1166
Atlanta, GA 30334

Fred Hi Castro
Guam Environmental Protection Agency
D-l 07 Harmon Plaza
130 Roios Street
Harmon, Guam  96911
International Number (671) 646-8863 (or 8864)

It* An
Hawai State Emergency Response Commission
Hawai Department of Health
5 Waterfront Plaza, Suite 250C
500 Alamona Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96813
Fax (808) 586-4370

Margaret Bollard
Idaho Emergency Response Commission
 1109 Main
State House
Boise, ID  83720-7000
 Fax (208) 334-3267
Office o! Chemical Solely
Illinois environmental Protection Agency
P.O. Box 19276
2200 Churchhill
Springfield, II 62794-9276

John Rose
Indiana Emergency Response Commission
5500 West Bradbury Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46241
Fax (317) 243-5092

Pete Hamlin
Department of Natural Resources
Wallace Office Building
900 East Grand Avenue
DesMoines, IA  50319
Fax (515) 281-8895

Jon Flint
Kansas Emergency Response Commission
Mills Building, Suite 501
109 Southwest 9th Street
Topeka,KS  66612
Fox (913) 296-0984

Valerie Hudson
Kentucky Department for
Environmental Protection
Frankfort, KY 40601-1132
Fax (502) 564-4245

Jeany Anderson-Labor
Department of Environmental Quality
(Certified mail only to:)
7290 Bluebonnet Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA  70810
(Other correspondence to:}
Office of Secretary
P.O. Box 82263
Baton Rouge, LA  70884-2263

Rayna Leibowitz
State emergency Response Commission
Station Number 72
Augusta, ME 04333
Fax (207) 289-4079

 Patricia Williams
 SARA Trie III Reportng
Maryland Department of the Environment
 Tanks Inventory Program
 2500 Broening Highway
 Baltimore, MD 21224
 Fax (410)631-3321
Suii Peck
Massachusetts Department of
Environental Protection
Bureau of Waste Prevention
Toxics Use Reduction Program
1  Winter Street
Boston, MA 02108
Fox (617) 556-1090

Kent Kanogy
Emergency Planning and Community
Right-to-Know Commission
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Environmental Response Division
P.O. Box 30028
Lansing, Ml 48909
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300 South Washington Square
Lansing, Ml 48933
Fax (517) 335-3624

Steve Tomlyanovich
Minnesota emergency Response Commission
175 Bigelow Building
450 North Syndicate Street
St. Paul, MN 55104

John David Bums
Mississippi emergency Response Commission
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency
P.O. Box 4501
Jackson, MS 39296-4501
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1410 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39216
Attention: Maher or Burns
Fax (601 (352-8314

Dean Martin
Missouri Emergency Response Commission
Missouri Deportment of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 3133
Jefferson City, MO 65102
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2710W. Main Street
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Fax (314) 526-3350

Montana Emergency Response Commission
Cogswell Building A-l 07
Capitol Station
 Helena, MT 59620
 Fax (406)  444-1374

John Steinauer
 State of Nebraska Department of
 Environmental Quality
 1200 N. Street
 Suite 400
 Lincoln, NE 68509-8922

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P.O. Box 1628
Santo Fe, KM  87504-1628
Fax (505) 827-3456

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                                                                                                                             P.O. Box 7921
                                                                                                                             Madison, Wl 53707
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101 North 14lh Street
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