Hazardous Substances in Your Community
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Toxics Release Inventory
The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) tracks releases of certain toxic chemicals. TRI facilities report how much of each of these chemicals is disposed of or released into our environment each year.
See the latest reports on TRI releases in Washington.
Search Tools to Explore TRI and Other Data
MyEnvironment- Learn more about environmental quality in your area.
Envirofacts - Search multiple EPA databases for facilities by geographic area, including TRI reports.
RSEI – A computer-based tool for Risk-Screening Environmental Indicators.
EJSCREEN – Environmental Justice Screening and Mapping Tool.
TRI Explorer – Search for TRI releases by chemical, industry, or geographic area.
MyRTK (My Right-to-Know) – Find industrial facilities releasing toxics chemicals by geographic area.
TRI.NET – Advanced users can create custom TRI data queries with this application.
Pollution Prevention (P2) Search – Find pollution prevention activities by industry, chemical, or state.
Factors to Consider When Using TRI Data – Learn more about TRI data and limitations.
National Air Toxics Assessment – Search air toxics by geographic area.
Explore Tox Town, an interactive and visual introduction to toxic chemicals and health risks you might encounter in everyday life, in everyday places. Spanish available
Tier Two Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory
Facilities that store certain hazardous substances must provide information about these inventories to the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC), and local fire departments. Learn about facilities in Washington:
Frequently-reported hazardous substances
Number of reporting facilities
Data by county / LEPC
Hazardous Waste Generated and Recycled
Ecology tracks the amount of hazardous waste generated and recycled by certain businesses and facilities in Washington State.
Hazardous Waste Facility Search
Hazardous Waste Generation Trends
Compliance with Dangerous Waste Laws
National Water-Quality Assessment Program
Puget Sound Water Quality Studies
The Hazardous Substance Information and Education Office is funded in partnership with the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries by the Worker and Community Right-to-Know Fund.