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Facility; States; Tribes8. Electronic Reporting >
8.E. TRI Data Exchange
<div style="visibility:hidden">19740 19-740 740 2019 Questions and Answers Consolidation8. Electronic Reporting 8.E. TRI Data Exchange Facility; States (Tribes); Tribes 740. If I submit my TRI report through TRI-MEweb, will it automatically be submitted to my state or tribe?Facilities that use TRI-MEweb and are in a state or tribal territory participating in the TRI Data Exchange (TDX) will have their forms sent simultaneously to EPA and to their respective state or tribal TRI office. TRI-MEweb will inform the preparer during the submission process whether the facility is in a state or tribal territory participating in the TRI Data Exchange. A list of participating states is also available here: https://www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/tri-data-exchange. However, if a facility is in a state or within tribal lands that is not participating in the TRI Data Exchange, any forms submitted via TRI-MEweb will not automatically be sent to the state/tribe. After these facilities submit their reports to EPA via TRI-MEweb, they should use the application to prepare a submission for the state/tribe on paper, diskette, CD, or DVD. To verify the preferred method of submission for each state and tribe, go to the TRI State Programs website at: https://www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/tri-state-contacts, or the TRI Tribal Contacts website at: https://www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/tri-tribal-contacts.</div></b><div style="visibility:hidden"></div></b>-
Facility; Reporting Requirements; States; Tribes8. Electronic Reporting >
8.E. TRI Data Exchange
<div style="visibility:hidden">19741 19-741 741 2019 Questions and Answers Consolidation8. Electronic Reporting 8.E. TRI Data Exchange Facility; Reporting Requirements; States (Tribes); Tribes 741. Does my facility need to submit a paper TRI form to my state or tribal authority?Facilities that use TRI-MEweb and reside in a state or tribal country participating in the TRI Data Exchange (TDX) will have their forms sent simultaneously to EPA and their respective state/tribe via TDX. Please be aware that if your facility does not reside in a state/tribe participating in TDX, any forms submitted via TRI-MEweb will not automatically be sent to the state/tribe. After these facilities submit their reports to EPA via TRI-MEweb, they can use TRI-MEweb to print a submission for the state/tribe on paper, diskette, CD, or DVD. To verify the preferred method of submission for each state or tribe, go to the TRI State Programs website at: https://www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/tri-state-contacts, or the TRI Tribal Contacts website at: https://www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/tri-tribal-contacts.</div></b><div style="visibility:hidden"></div></b>-
Facility; States; Tribes8. Electronic Reporting >
8.E. TRI Data Exchange
<div style="visibility:hidden">19747 19-747 747 2019 Questions and Answers Consolidation8. Electronic Reporting 8.E. TRI Data Exchange Facility; States (Tribes); Tribes 747. What is the TRI Data Exchange (TDX)?Facilities must submit a copy of each reporting form sent to EPA to the state or tribe in which that facility is located. TDX allows facilities to submit TRI reporting forms simultaneously to both EPA and the appropriate state or tribe through the Central Data Exchange (CDX). TDX also helps EPA, states, tribes, and territories exchange environmental information efficiently and streamlines the acceptance and processing of TRI data by both EPA and the states/tribes. A filer may check to see if their state or tribe is in the TRI Data Exchange by going to https://www.epa.gov/toxics-release-inventory-tri-program/tri-data-exchange. For more information on the Exchange Network, please visit their website at: http://www.exchangenetwork.net/data-exchange/toxics-release-inventory-tri/.</div></b><div style="visibility:hidden"></div></b>-
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