More than 94 million kilograms of toxic chemicals released into US waterways in 2012

A recent report “Wasting Our Waterways” using data from 2012 Toxic Release Inventory of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  published by non-profit environmental protection organization Environment America has found that a staggering 94 million kilograms of toxic chemicals were released into U.S. waterways in 2012. The biggest offender was the state of Indiana which released 8 million kilograms by volume whereas Texas was the biggest offender when the volume of water was measured for toxicity.

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