"The 1987 Toxic Release Inventory on fiche was created from the March 28, 1989 EPA database."
Indexes include categories such as: facility name index, standard industrial classification code index, chemical substance index.
Includes two articles from the EPA Journal: Right-to-know: what it can mean for citizens by Susan G. Hadden ; Right-to-know: what it means for EPA by Charles L. Elkins.
Issued in parts: <1987-> Part 1. Introduction -- Part 2. Indexes - - Part 3. Toxic release inventory reports.
The Toxic release inventory was mandated by the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act under Section 313. "EPA ... [is required to] establish an inventory of toxic chemical emissions from certain facilities ... [These] reports should reflect releases during the previous calendar year ... [and] must be submitted to EPA and ... state officials on or before July 1, 1989, and annually thereafter on July 1." Paraphrase of 1987 ed., pt. 1, introduction.