28 Oct '11, 2pm

Do you know what #toxics #chemicals are in your neighborhood? EPA’s first mobile app for TRI data can show you at

Releases of TRI-reportable chemicals are included in this version of myRTK . There are many other pollutants that have significant health and ecosystem effects and which are regulated under federal environmental laws. For example, combustion byproducts, such as sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides, particulate matter and carbon monoxide are the focus of CAA permitting and controls. In addition, EPA is proposing regulations to gather information on air emissions of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide and methane. At present, facility-level estimates of these emissions are not included in myRTK . Some water pollutants of concern that are not included in myRTK are pollutants that stimulate biological microorganisms and reduce the amount of oxygen in the water for fish; suspended solids; and extreme temperatures and pH. All of these water pollutants can interfere with healthy a...

Full article: http://www.epa.gov/tri/myrtk/

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