Webinar on Community Toxics – December 17

Webinar: Introduction to Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) for Communities (TRI Basics #1)


Date:  Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Time:  12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Eastern (11:00 am – 1:00 pm Central)


The Dillard University Deep South Center for Environmental Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host the Toxics Release Inventory webinar on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 from 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm eastern (11:00 am – 1:00 pm central). The webinar is entitled “Introduction to the Toxics Release Inventory for Communities (TRI Basics # 1). The purpose of the webinar is to provide an introduction to TRI along with some historical case studies to grassroots community groups, environmental justice organizations and others who serve communities exposed to pollution.


Learning Objectives


  • Increase use and understanding of the Toxics Release Inventory among environmental justice communities and other stakeholders.
  • Learn basic information about TRI including why it was created and how communities can benefit from using TRI.
  • Learn how TRI was used in the early development of the Environmental Justice movement to lay the scientific basis for protection of communities living in close proximity to toxic facilities.



Registration is required to participate. Please register athttp://www.dscej.org/index.php?option=com_rsform&formId=13Each participant will be provided with webinar connection instructions once their registration has been accepted. There is no registration fee.



Dr. Beverly Wright, Executive Director,  Dillard University, Deep South Center for Environmental Justice, New Orleans, LA.


Shelley Fudge, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Environmental Analysis Division



Christine Arcari, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency – Environmental Analysis Division


 Contact: Mary I. Williams at  mwillians@dillard.edu or 504-816-4028.

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