For Immediate Release
Contact: Rikki Traylor, ORSSAB Secretary, (865) 690-8432

EPA to Explain Survey Data

Oak Ridge, Tenn. - May 25, 1999 - Dr. Solomon Pollard, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4, will present the results of Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Geographic Information Survey data developed by EPA for the Oak Ridge Reservation at the June 2 meeting of the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board.

The TRI database contains information about chemical releases to the environment from industrial manufacturers and processors. Facilities meeting established thresholds have been required to report release data since 1987.

Dr. Pollard's presentation will be made at the monthly meeting of the Site Specific Advisory Board, 6:00 p.m., at the Garden Plaza Hotel in Oak Ridge. The meeting is open to the public.