TITLE

TOXIC CHEMICAL RELEASES: EPA Actions Could Reduce Environmental Information Available to Many Communities

AUTHOR(S)
Stephenson, John B.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
GAO Reports;12/12/2007, preceding pi
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office which assesses the use of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) database to determine the chemicals into the air, water, or soil by manufacturing companies in the U.S. GAO found out that EPA did not follow key steps in agency guidelines designed to ensure that it conducts appropriate scientific, economic, and policy analyses.
ACCESSION #
29362728

 

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