Question # 895

895. What is
Through a cooperative agreement with EPA, the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) developed as a collaborative forum for users of TRI and other environmental data to vet their analyses, share success stories and best practices, and collaborate on solving community chemical-related problems. Users can create accounts on the Web site to participate in blogs and may submit TRI-related documents, web links, articles, mash ups, and events to be posted. The site provides TRI data in action, highlighting real world stories of people using TRI data at local levels. Additionally, research and analysis are posted from academia and other sources, giving users an overview of how TRI data can be used. The forum is available at the following URL: