From 1998 to 2000, total TRI releases by all industries fell by 409.3 million pounds, or more than 5 percent. The largest decrease from 1999 to 2000 occurred in the metal mining industry. see also Comprehensive
Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA); Hazardous WAste; Resource Conservation and Recovery Act.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "Toxics Release Inventory Program." Available from http://www.epa.gov/tri.
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