TRI National Analysis

Land Disposal by Industry in the 2015 TRI National Analysis

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This pie chart shows the industry sectors that reported the greatest quantities of toxic chemicals disposed of to land on-site in 2015.

  • The metal mining sector accounted for the majority of releases to land in 2015, mostly due to chemicals contained in waste rock.
  • The relative contribution by each industry sector to on-site land disposal has not changed considerably in recent years.

This page was published in January 2017 and uses the 2015 TRI National Analysis dataset made public in TRI Explorer in October 2016.

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