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TRI On-site and Off-site Reported Disposed of or Otherwise Released (in pounds), for All chemicals, By Industry, U.S., 2016

Row # Industry Total On-site Disposal or Other Releases Total Off-site Disposal or Other Releases Total On- and Off-site Disposal or Other Releases
   
Display details on On-site Disposal to Class I Wells RCRA C Landfills and Other Landfills   Display details on Other On-site Disposal or Other Releases
Display details on Off-site Disposal to U.I. Wells RCRA C Landfills and Other Landfills   Display details on Other Off-site Disposal or Other Releases
 
 
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1 NAICS 2122 - Metal Mining 1,534,978,576 5,937,146 1,540,915,722
2 NAICS 325 - Chemicals 430,017,299 57,870,152 487,887,451
3 NAICS 2211 - Electric Utilities 305,592,373 57,008,655 362,601,028
4 NAICS 331 - Primary Metals 198,567,098 137,690,629 336,257,726
5 NAICS 322 - Paper 158,020,931 5,939,954 163,960,885
6 NAICS 562 - Hazardous Waste 104,507,350 37,467,189 141,974,539
7 NAICS 311 - Food 114,329,845 8,799,735 123,129,580
8 NAICS 324 - Petroleum 68,611,336 6,522,593 75,133,929
9 NAICS 999 - Other 40,724,459 4,065,269 44,789,728
10 NAICS 326 - Plastics and Rubber 31,434,908 5,516,165 36,951,072
11 NAICS 332 - Fabricated Metals 19,729,018 16,748,282 36,477,301
12 NAICS 336 - Transportation Equipment 27,924,062 7,066,037 34,990,099
13 NAICS 327 - Nonmetallic Mineral Product 25,740,132 3,843,184 29,583,316
14 NAICS 321 - Wood Products 9,453,002 445,043 9,898,046
15 NAICS 2121 - Coal Mining 6,022,201 6,832 6,029,033
16 NAICS 333 - Machinery 2,460,109 2,779,502 5,239,611
17 NAICS 337 - Furniture 4,774,533 213,072 4,987,604
18 NAICS 335 - Electrical Equipment 1,228,332 3,389,011 4,617,343
19 NAICS 334 - Computers/Electronics Products 2,645,205 1,480,380 4,125,585
20 NAICS 323 - Printing 3,661,842 424,310 4,086,151
21 NAICS 339 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing 2,101,965 1,434,883 3,536,848
22 NAICS 313 - Textiles 2,940,784 356,052 3,296,836
23 NAICS 316 - Leather 254,466 2,174,644 2,429,110
24 NAICS 3121 - Beverages 2,190,114 28,450 2,218,564
25 NAICS 4247 - Petroleum Bulk Terminals 1,516,635 110,904 1,627,539
26 NAICS 4246 - Chemical Wholesalers 714,822 522,954 1,237,776
27 NAICS 3122 - Tobacco 736,367 389,580 1,125,948
28 NAICS 314 - Textile Product 217,543 61,627 279,170
29 NAICS 511 - Publishing 17,965 0 17,965
30 NAICS 315 - Apparel 13,065 2,349 15,414
  Total 3,101,126,339 368,294,580 3,469,420,919

(Note that in the table above, EPA has converted Dioxin and Dioxin-like compounds data from grams (as reported to EPA) into pounds. Please refer to the Dioxin and Dioxin-like compounds table below for reported amounts of Dioxin and Dioxin-like compounds in grams. Grams can be converted to pounds by multiplying by 0.002205.)


TRI On-site and Off-site Reported Disposed of or Otherwise Released (in grams), for Dioxin and Dioxin-like compounds, By Industry, U.S., 2016

Row # Industry Total On-site Disposal or Other Releases Total Off-site Disposal or Other Releases Total On- and Off-site Disposal or Other Releases
   
Display details on On-site Disposal to Class I Wells RCRA C Landfills and Other Landfills   Display details on Other On-site Disposal or Other Releases
Display details on Off-site Disposal to U.I. Wells RCRA C Landfills and Other Landfills   Display details on Other Off-site Disposal or Other Releases
 
 
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1 NAICS 325 - Chemicals 9,138.4423780 27,792.0981884 36,930.5405664
2 NAICS 331 - Primary Metals 27,744.1296038 4,474.9380795 32,219.0676833
3 NAICS 562 - Hazardous Waste 16,185.4790245 51.5402812 16,237.0193057
4 NAICS 322 - Paper 338.0218073 241.3398359 579.3616432
5 NAICS 2211 - Electric Utilities 326.2058431 2.9826146 329.1884577
6 NAICS 321 - Wood Products 124.2383362 93.4358906 217.6742268
7 NAICS 324 - Petroleum 33.1848989 50.2866183 83.4715172
8 NAICS 327 - Nonmetallic Mineral Product 69.7950948 . 69.7950948
9 NAICS 337 - Furniture 54.3321770 . 54.3321770
10 NAICS 311 - Food 12.6139743 .1118597 12.7258340
11 NAICS 999 - Other .6040025 3.8710015 4.4750040
12 NAICS 3121 - Beverages 1.5646420 . 1.5646420
13 NAICS 2122 - Metal Mining 1.5614832 . 1.5614832
14 NAICS 332 - Fabricated Metals .4916480 .0605300 .5521780
15 NAICS 326 - Plastics and Rubber .1317257 .1219630 .2536887
16 NAICS 336 - Transportation Equipment .1190000 . .1190000
17 NAICS 335 - Electrical Equipment .1080000 . .1080000
  Total 54,031.0236393 32,710.7868627 86,741.8105020
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Note: Reporting year (RY) 2017 is the most recent TRI data year available. Facilities reporting to TRI were required to submit their data to EPA by July 1 for the previous calendar year's activities. TRI Explorer is using an updated 2017 data set (released to the public in April 2019). This dataset includes revisions for the years 1988 to 2017 processed by EPA, Revisions submitted to EPA after this time are not reflected in TRI Explorer reports. TRI data may also be obtained through EPA Envirofacts.

Users of TRI information should be aware that TRI data reflect releases and other waste management activities of chemicals, not whether (or to what degree) the public has been exposed to those chemicals. TRI data, in conjunction with other information, can be used as a starting point in evaluating exposures that may result from releases and other waste management activities which involve toxic chemicals. The determination of potential risk depends upon many factors, including the toxicity of the chemical, the fate of the chemical, and the amount and duration of human or other exposure to the chemical after it is released.

Off-site disposal or other releases show only net off-site disposal or other releases, that is, off-site disposal or other releases transferred to other TRI facilities reporting such transfers as on-site disposal or other releases are not included to avoid double counting.

For purposes of analysis, data reported as Range Code A is calculated using a value of 5 pounds, Range Code B is calculated using a value of 250 pounds and Range Code C is calculated using a value of 750 pounds.

Beginning with the 2006 reporting year, the industry classification code is the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), which has replaced the 1997 US Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) code. The primary NAICS code as reported by the facility is now used for all analysis purposes for all reporting years 2006 and later. For reporting years prior to 2006, EPA has assigned a primary NAICS code based on the SIC codes as reported for those years for the purpose of analyzing trends.

A decimal point, or "." denotes the following: if a decimal point is reported across an entire row, the facility submitted a Form A (i.e., the facility certified that its total annual reportable amount is less than 500 pounds, and does not manufacture, process, or otherwise use more than 1 million pounds); or if a decimal point is reported in a single column, the facility left that particular cell blank in its Form R submission (a zero in a cell denotes either that the facility reported "0" or "NA" in its Form R submission).

How to cite TRI Explorer. Following APA Style, 6th edition, an appropriate citation to TRI Explorer is:
United States Environmental Protection Agency. (2019). TRI Explorer (2017 Updated Dataset (released April 2019) ) [Internet database]. Retrieved from https://www.epa.gov/triexplorer, (July 18, 2019).

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