Table Name: TRI_SOURCE_REDUCT_METHOD
Description: The source reduction activities implemented at the facility on the chemical during the reporting year, and the methods used to identify the activities. This does not include all source reduction activities ongoing at the facility but only those activities related to the reported toxic chemical. An example of a source reduction activity would include a spill and leak prevention program such as the installation of a vapor recovery system. An example of a method used to identify source reduction opportunities would be an internal pollution prevention audit. (Data in TRI_SOURCE_REDUCTION_METHOD were submitted on EPA Form R, Part II, Section 8, 'Source Reduction and Recycling Activities'. See specific 'Data Source' for each column.)
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