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U.S. EPA TO SPONSOR TOXIC RELEASE INVENTORY WORKSHOP

Release Date: 11/10/1999
Contact Information: Paula Bruin, U.S. EPA (415) 744-1587

     News Media Advisory
     
     Event:  The Environmental Protection Agency will sponsor a workshop for
     community members in Winkelman, Ariz., on using a Community Right-To-
     Know resource called the Toxics Release Inventory.  The Toxics Release
     Inventory, which was mandated by the Emergency Planning and Community
     Right-To-Know Act, is a database of toxic releases to the air, water, and land
     from certain industries.  The inventory is an important tool for people in
     understanding the sources of toxic releases where they live and work.
     
     Who:   Patty Monahan of EPA's Toxics Release Inventory Program will provide
     basic information about the program and hands-on computer training.
     
     When: Tuesday, November 16, 1999, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
     
     Where: Hayden-Winkelman Unified School, Winkelman, Ariz.
     
     More information about the Toxics Release Inventory can be found on EPA's
     website at: www.epa.gov/opptintr/tri.  Toxics Release Inventory data can be found
     at: www.epa.gov/enviro