Frequent Questions

How does EPA ensure that TRI data are accurate?

The TRI Program conducts a number of activities every year to ensure the high quality of TRI data reported to EPA. These activities include providing extensive reporting guidance, intelligent reporting software, and training to facilities prior to the reporting deadline, as well as conducting data validation checks and analyses after the data are received. For more information on the TRI Program's Data Quality Program, go to www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/tri-data-quality.

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