The following links will provide you with basic information about the nation's top polluters, as well as polluting facilities in your own community.
#1. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA):
The Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) is a publicly available EPA database that contains information on toxic chemical releases and waste management activities reported annually by certain industries as well as federal facilities.
*Click HERE to see a list of top polluting facilites in California.
*Click HERE to find the sources of pollutions in your neighborhood.
*Click HERE to see if a TRI Facility is polluting in your zip code.
Scorecard was launched by one of the nation's leading environmental advocacy groups, Environmental Defense Fund, and is now owned by another NPO, Green Media Toolshed. GMT provides free public-information services and works to enhance nation-wide communication with the media.
Invisible-5 is a self-guided critical audio tour along Interstate 5 between San Francisco and Los Angeles. It uses the format of a museum audio tour to guide the listener along the highway landscape.