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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 00617 (BARCELONETA, PR)
 
 
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 00617*
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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:DICHLOROTETRAFLUOROETHANE (CFC-114)
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 689,562
    Suspected Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 763,435
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,624
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 86,531
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 689,558
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,009
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 789,713
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 799,410
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,593
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 797,771
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 770,284
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 799,908
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 50,391

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 6,718,574 0 0 0 6,718,574 4,339,635 NA
    1989 7,117,990 0 1,000 0 7,118,990 4,802,813 NA
    1990 9,353,325 0 5,293 0 9,358,618 4,394,214 NA
    1991 5,613,201 0 250 0 5,613,451 7,136,198 28,324,463
    1992 4,090,822 0 0 0 4,090,822 7,116,386 26,156,640
    1993 3,789,266 0 0 0 3,789,266 5,983,792 17,900,734
    1994 2,649,484 0 0 0 2,649,484 8,062,735 17,645,003
    1995 2,091,914 0 0 0 2,091,914 8,145,889 26,857,357
    1996 2,031,904 0 0 0 2,031,904 7,762,020 28,741,629
    1997 1,966,222 0 0 0 1,966,222 14,959,474 27,496,232
    1998 1,435,397 0 0 0 1,435,397 8,382,825 24,786,997
    1999 1,420,304 0 0 0 1,420,304 9,557,016 25,697,856
    2000 1,507,743 0 0 0 1,507,743 9,469,970 28,195,697
    2001 1,243,777 0 500 0 1,244,277 14,013,068 35,247,666
    2002 800,436 0 0 0 800,436 11,878,714 23,855,385
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.11 0 0 0 1.11 0 1.11
    2001 .57 0 0 0 .57 0 .57
    2002 .26 0 0 0 .26 0 .26
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