Terms of Service

Code of Conduct

Please review and agree to the following Code of Conduct to continue to your ITRC member account.

The ITRC Membership Code of Conduct details the expectations and obligations of ITRC Team membership. All ITRC members, as well as staff and contractors, are required to conduct themselves consistent with the ITRC Membership Code of Conduct. Violations of the Membership Code of Conduct will be investigated and may lead to termination of ITRC membership.

Through participation with ITRC, you agree to:

  • Not endorse, promote, nor disparage a company, product, technology, or any other entity while participating in an ITRC event.
  • Not abuse access to the contact information of any and all ITRC members for the purpose of commercial use, marketing, advertising, or solicitation. Use of ITRC members contact information in this way is strictly prohibited and will result in termination of ITRC membership.
  • Not use images of ITRC members in promotion of your products, company, product, technology, or any other entity without their consent.
  • Not engage in harassment or discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, or disability.
  • Support diversity, equity, inclusion and transparency in all ITRC-related activities.
  • Follow ITRC’s Terms of Service as well as all applicable copyright requirements, and submit permission documentation.
  • Promote the mission of ITRC and uphold its reputation.
  • Maintain high standards of integrity and professional conduct, be conducive to reaching team consensus, and be respectful and courteous to other ITRC members and staff.

Any breach of the above points will be subject to disciplinary action from the ITRC Board of Advisors, leading up to and including termination of ITRC membership. ITRC Code of Conduct was updated January 2022. ITRC reserves the right to update this Membership Code of Conduct at their discretion.

The ITRC Website

The ITRC Website is owned and operated by the Interstate Technology & Regulatory Council (the “ITRC” and the terms “ITRC,” “we”, and “our” as used herein refer to such organization). 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 develops information resources and helps break down barriers to the acceptance and use of technically sound innovative solutions to environmental challenges through an active network of diverse professionals. ITRC produces documents and training courses that broaden and deepen technical knowledge and expedite quality regulatory decision making, while protecting human health and the environment. The ITRC Website provides access to these documents and training courses. Portions of the ITRC Website provide the opportunity for ITRC Members to identify and contact other ITRC Members. Information provided in the ITRC Website is provided as-is, and there is no guarantee or warranty that such information is accurate, up-to-date or complete.


Please review the ITRC Privacy Policy for an understanding of how we treat information that may be submitted through the ITRC Website or otherwise collected in connection with use of the ITRC Website.

Allowable Content and Use

Documents, training curricula, and other print or electronic materials created by the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (“ITRC” and such materials are referred to as “ITRC Materials”) are the property of ITRC under United States intellectual property law and international conventions. ITRC Materials, such as information from ITRC documents, ITRC training slides, and graphics from documents or other print or electronic materials, may not be used for profit. ITRC Materials can be used for educational and training purposes with the conditions outlined below. If you have a question regarding proper use of ITRC Materials, please contact the ITRC Director at 202-266-4933 or itrc@itrcweb.org.

ITRC Materials can be used for educational and training purposes with the following conditions (use of ITRC Materials for profit is not permitted):

  1. Proper attribution and credit to ITRC must be given (the proper reference for each ITRC document is listed in the document forward);
  2. Content or format must not be changed from that published by ITRC;
  3. The ITRC disclaimer should be included or presented (see below for disclaimer
    language); and
  4. If the use is not sanctioned by ITRC, state that the use is not sanctioned by ITRC and the user
    is not providing an ITRC-sanctioned activity. ITRC requests that the user make a statement such as: “While I am using materials produced by ITRC, today’s presentation is not an official ITRC training course and this training course (or “presentation” as appropriate) as a whole has not been reviewed or approved by ITRC.”

The rights provided herein for use of ITRC Materials is a limited license, and ITRC reserves the right to revoke such license at any time if it determines in its discretion that use of the ITRC Materials does not comply with ITRC’s Terms of Service (see www.itrcweb.org) or applicable law. Please note that some ITRC Materials belong to other providers and, in such cases, permission to use such information should be obtained directly from the appropriate author.

The following disclaimer should be inserted into each use of ITRC Materials:

This material was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government. Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof. The views and opinions of authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government or any agency thereof and no official endorsement should be inferred.

The information provided in documents, training curricula, and other print or electronic materials created by the Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (“ITRC” and such materials are referred to as “ITRC Materials”) is intended as a general reference to help regulators and others develop a consistent approach to their evaluation, regulatory approval, and deployment of environmental technologies. The information in ITRC Materials was formulated to be reliable and accurate. However, the information is provided "as is" and use of this information is at the users’ own risk.

ITRC Materials do not necessarily address all applicable health and safety risks and precautions with respect to particular materials, conditions, or procedures in specific applications of any technology. Consequently, ITRC recommends consulting applicable standards, laws, regulations, suppliers of materials, and material safety data sheets for information concerning safety and health risks and precautions and compliance with then-applicable laws and regulations. ITRC, ERIS and ECOS shall not be liable in the event of any conflict between information in ITRC Materials and such laws, regulations, and/or other ordinances. The content in ITRC Materials may be revised or withdrawn at any time without prior notice.

ITRC, ERIS, and ECOS make no representations or warranties, express or implied, with respect to information in ITRC Materials and specifically disclaim all warranties to the fullest extent permitted by law (including, but not limited to, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). ITRC, ERIS, and ECOS will not accept liability for damages of any kind that result from acting upon or using this information.

ITRC, ERIS, and ECOS do not endorse or recommend the use of specific technology or technology provider through ITRC Materials. Reference to technologies, products, or services offered by other parties does not constitute a guarantee by ITRC, ERIS, and ECOS of the quality or value of those technologies, products, or services. Information in ITRC Materials is for general reference only; it should not be construed as definitive guidance for any specific site and is not a substitute for consultation with qualified professional advisors.

How to Contact Us

Should you have other questions or concerns about these Terms of Service, please e-mail ITRC at itrc@itrcweb.org.