ACC reports downward trend in TRI

May 2005
Chemical Market Reporter;5/23/2005, Vol. 267 Issue 21, p9
Trade Publication
The article informs that according the American Chemistry Council (ACC), chemical manufacturers have reduced environmental releases by 75 percent since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency began tracking emissions under the Toxics Release Inventory in 1988. During the same period, the industry increased production of chemical products by almost 29 percent, according to the ACC. Chemical manufacturing registered the second largest decline, with emissions falling 3 percent to 564 million pounds.


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