On November 26, 2010, EPA finalized a rule (75 FR 72727) to provide communities with additional information about toxic chemicals being released to the environment. The rule was effective on November 30, 2010, and adds 16 chemicals to the TRI list of reportable chemicals.

On October 17, 2011, (76 FR 64022) the administrative stay for reporting hydrogen sulfide was lifted. The TRI reports for report year 2012 will be the first to include hydrogen sulfide. On April 19, 2012, EPA finalized a rule (77 FR 23409) that requires each facility located in Indian country to submit their TRI reports to EPA and the appropriate tribal government, rather than to the state in which the facility is located.

On August 27, 2013, EPA finalized a rule (78 FR 52860) that requires TRI reports to be submitted online to EPA using the electronic reporting software provided by EPA. This rule is effective on January 21, 2014.

On November 7, 2013, EPA finalized a rule (78 FR 66848) that adds ortho-nitrotoluene to the TRI list of reportable chemicals. This rule is effective November 30, 2013, and shall apply for report year 2014.

The Federal Register notices published by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration, can be viewed online here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR