Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) - A database which provides information to the public about releases of toxic chemicals from manufacturing facilities into the environment through the air, water, and land.
Hazardous waste sites are placed onto the CERCLIS list through individual, private, and public means. CERCLIS sites are investigated and given a hazardous ranking score. Those sites which have the highest score are given higher priority and placed on the National Priorities List for clean-up. In the East St. Louis community two CERCLIS sites have been identified: