The Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) is a state-led coalition working to reduce barriers to the use of innovative air, water, waste, and remediation environmental technologies and processes. ITRC produces documents and training that broaden and deepen technical knowledge and expedite quality regulatory decision making while protecting human health and the environment. With public and private sector members from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, ITRC truly provides a national perspective.
Develop innovative products to provide the knowledge and skills to address environmental challenges
ITRC is a program of the Environmental Research Institute of the States (ERIS), a 501(c)(3) organization incorporated in the District of Columbia and managed by the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS). ITRC is established in the ERIS By-laws. ECOS is the national, nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing the state and territorial environmental commissioners. Its mission is to serve as a champion for states; to provide a clearinghouse of information for state environmental commissioners; to promote coordination in environmental management; and to articulate state positions on environmental issues to Congress, federal agencies, and the public. More information on ECOS is available at www.ecos.org.
Innovative solutions for a sustainable environment
ITRC achieves its mission through its Teams, which are composed of environmental professionals, including state and federal environmental regulators, federal agency representatives, industry experts, community stakeholders, and academia. ITRC Teams develop guidance documents and training courses. These products help state environmental agencies and others gain valuable technical knowledge and develop consistent regulatory approaches for reviewing and approving specific technologies. ITRC Teams are led by state environmental agency staff.
- People: Diverse, Principled, Solution-Focused
- Process: Inclusive, Transparent, Consensus-Driven
- Products: Innovative, Educational, Quality
- Promote a culture of EQUITY and EXCELLENCE
- Build and maintain collaborative PARTNERSHIPS
- Develop and deliver PRODUCTS that enhance sound decisions and educate the workforce
- Identify and sustain diverse FUNDING