Regional Profile for EPA Region 2
This section examines TRI reporting in EPA Region 2. Region 2 includes New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, and 8 tribes.
This chart shows the industry sectors with the most TRI-reporting facilities in Region 2.
Note: Percentages do not sum to 100% due to rounding
- 1,016 facilities in Region 2 reported to TRI, which is slightly fewer than reported for 2019. The sectors with the most facilities were the chemical manufacturing and fabricated metals (i.e., manufacture of metal products) sectors.
- While the figure shows the sectors with the most TRI facilities in the region, the sectors that reported the largest TRI releases in Region 2 were the chemical manufacturing, electric utilities, petroleum products manufacturing, primary metals (including iron and steel manufacturing, and foundries), and hazardous waste management sectors. Note that relatively few facilities in the petroleum products and hazardous waste management sectors reported to TRI in this region and those sectors are included in “All Other Sectors” in the pie chart above.
This page was published in March 2022 and uses the 2020 TRI National Analysis dataset made public in TRI Explorer in October 2021.