Regional Profile for EPA Region 3
This section examines TRI reporting in EPA Region 3. Region 3 includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and 7 tribes.
This chart shows the industry sectors with the most TRI-reporting facilities in Region 3.
Note: Percentages do not sum to 100% due to rounding
- 1,850 facilities in Region 3 reported to TRI, which is slightly fewer than reported for 2019. The sectors with the most facilities were the fabricated metals (i.e., manufacture of metal products) and chemical manufacturing 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 3 were the electric utilities, primary metals (including iron and steel manufacturing, and foundries), hazardous waste management, and petroleum products manufacturing sectors. Note that relatively few facilities in the electric utilities, hazardous waste management, and petroleum products manufacturing 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.