Electric Utilities in the 2015 TRI National Analysis
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This map shows the electric utilities that reported to Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) in 2015. Click on a facility for details on their TRI reporting.
Electric Utilities Reporting to TRI, 2015
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The electric utilities sector consists of establishments primarily engaged in generating, transmitting, and distributing electric power. Electric-generating facilities use a variety of fuels to generate electricity; however, only the combustion of coal or oil to generate power for distribution in commerce is covered under TRI reporting requirements. In 2015, 554 electricity generating facilities reported to the TRI Program.
Quick Facts for 2015: Electric Utilities (NAICS 2211)
|Number of Facilities that Reported to TRI||554|
|Number of Facilities with New Source Reduction Activities||20|
|Production-Related Waste Managed||1,506.5 million lb|
|Recycled||5.4 million lb|
|Energy Recovery||0.3 million lb|
|Treated||1061.9 million lb|
|Disposed of or Otherwise Released||438.9 million lb|
|Total Disposal or Other Releases||439.2 million lb|
|On-site||370.6 million lb|
|Air||133.5 million lb|
|Water||3.5 million lb|
|Land||233.6 million lb|
|Off-site||68.5 million lb|
This page was published in January 2017 and uses the 2015 TRI National Analysis dataset made public in TRI Explorer in October 2016.