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172 “FOREVER CHEMICALS” ADDED TO THE EPA’S TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY (TRI) PROGRAM
One of the ways the EPA furthers its mission of protecting human health and the environment is through the Toxic Release Inventory program, more commonly known as TRI. This program was originally created in 1986 as part of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). Today, the TRI data is publicly accessible and designed to support informed decision-making by communities, government agencies, companies, and others.