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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Application of the Toxics Release Inventory to Nanomaterials

Title:
Application of the Toxics Release Inventory to Nanomaterials

Abstract:
This research brief examines whether the legal authorities that establish the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) in the Emergency Planning and Community-Right-to- Know Act (EPCRA) could be applied to nanomaterials. Although several organizations have published analyses of whether specific environmental laws could be used to regulate nanomaterials,2 none of these reviews has examined EPCRA or TRI in any detail.

URL:
http://www.nanotechproject.org/process/files/6088/brief2_eli_2_5_08.pdf

Source:
Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies

Resource Type:
Article/report

Date of Publication:
February 2008

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