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Find the Chemical Substance Emission
in Your Hometown!


TackleTox.com wants to provide information on toxic chemical substances emitted by corporations around the world to suggest a new perspective on the chemical substances through the various analysis methods.

"the Chemical Right
to Know"
- the Aarhus Convention
After the 1984 Bhopal Disaster, many countries have joined the Aarhus Convention that requires the parties to set up Pollutant release and transfer registers (PRTRs) as a tool to provide the general public this type of information for "the chemical right to know". Under the convention, the data on emissions to the environment from individual industrial facilities have been disclosed. However, almost people don't read the data and understand the risk. Many companies and civilians are still living near to the facilities generally have quite different levels of understanding and information on the processes and the environmental impact.
In accordance with the ideas of International Community Right to Know, we would like to let our parents and friends understand the risk or hazard of chemical emissions in our hometown more easily using data visualization and infographics.
This website visually demonstrates the toxicity and the type of each chemical substance. The main purpose of the website is to inform how much the chemical substances, which are emitted by business facilities, are hazardous to neighbors, animals, plants and our health.
How to Use
Some of chemical substances’ names are too complicated to pronounce. Moreover, distinguishing which chemical substance contains cancer-causing agent is even more difficult. This website quantifies the toxicity of each chemical substance released by facilities. Therefore, the higher toxic score a business facility has, the more toxic chemicals the place emits. Also, we provide information of how each facility recycles, landfills, or disposals its after use chemical substances and what kind and volume of chemical substances each facility transfer from on-site. However, we can’t provide information about the amount and type of chemical substance used in manufacturing processes of their products. It is because the companies don’t disclose any data. We have categorized industries according to International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC) Rev.4 of United Nation and North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012 of United States.
Our Team
Thomas Yoon
Founder/CEO
thomas.yoon@whosgood.org
Mario Jung
Designer
iamjuneyong@whosgood.org
Jemma Lim
Data Analyst
jemmalim@whosgood.org
Sarah Lee
SW Engineer
minyelee@whosgood.org
Maxim Nam
Researcher
maxim@whosgood.org
Amy Nam
Data Analyst
kmnam@whosgood.org


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