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CHARTing Health Information

This LibGuide has been designed to provide a comprehensive collection of links to publicly available health and health determinants data. While the emphasis is on the state of Texas, there are links to sites that cover all of the U.S.

Toxic Release Inventory Data

Toxics Release Inventory Program
Produced by: US Environmental Protection Agency
Geographic coverage: Industry, County and State level
Dates of coverage: 1988 to 2011


The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a resource for learning about toxic chemical releases and pollution prevention activities reported by industrial and federal facilities. TRI data support informed decision-making by communities, government agencies, companies, and others. Section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) created the TRI Program.

TOXMAP TRI Facilities 
Produced by: US National Library of Medicine
Geographic coverage: Industry, County, and State level
Dates of coverage: 1988 to most current

This site is an interactive map with both historical and the most current information as reported to the EPA. You can view data by individual companies and see a list of the chemicals involved.