This notice announces the availability of funds and solicits proposals for projects that will provide keyaudiences with an opportunity to attain a greater understanding of Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) dataand other related toxic chemical information.
This announcement is consistent with the
purpose of TRI asstated in the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) 42 U.S.C.
11023 which isto provide the public and local governments with information concerning potential chemical hazardspresent in their communities.
EPA believes that an important way to promote greater awareness,understanding and use of the TRI data and other related information is to provide financial assistance for a project to increase awareness of that information among new audiences and through new avenues.