Question # 886

886. How does EPA ensure that TRI data are accurate?
The Toxics Release Inventory (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

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Question # 886 Source EPCRA Section 313 Questions & Answers 2019 Consolidation Document (PDF)(413 pp, 2.4 MB, April 2019)
ID 19-886 Status Current
Category 3. Determining Whether or Not to Report: Listed Toxic Chemicals Subcategory 3.A. General Questions
Keyword(s) Data Quality
Prior Q&A [Archived] Question Number 77, Frequent Questions
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